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Vol. 5, No. 1 | January 2013

 

 

 

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Perk Up Your Metabolism...Sleep
Fat Cells Need Sleep to Perk Up Their Metabolism

You know that getting too little sleep can leave you sluggish and irritable but did you know it can make you fat?

Too little sleep increases levels of hormones that make you hungry. If that isn't bad enough, it also decreases hormones that make you full.

According to new research, lack of sleep reduces your fat cells' ability to respond properly to insulin, which is pivotal in regulating how your body uses and stores calories

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Personal Improvement? Try Kaizen
The Weather Channel Will Assign Names Like Hurricanes

You have to lose 40 pounds. By tomorrow. You want to write The Great American Novel. But first you have to start writing. Enter Kaizen, the Japanese word (and really concept) of 'improvement', is the idea of taking small, continuous steps toward a larger goal. Kaizen won't help you lose 40 pounds by tomorrow, but with small, cumulative changes you could actually lose 40 pounds in six months.

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What's Twitter?
Don't Tell Anyone I Asked!

What are you doing? I'm at the store

That is a twitter conversation. Deep, eh?

Probably you noticed the endless counting of tweets during the elections and maybe you thought you were missing something. If you felt left out, here's the lowdown: Twitter.com is actually a website that offers you memberships to its tiny conversation system. The conversations, called tweets, are only 140 words or less.

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Recipe: Falafel Patties
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


Being healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't overdo it. This falafel patty recipe is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 12
Serving size: 2 skewers

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Recipe: Baked Rice Pudding
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


Being healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't overdo it. This baked rice pudding recipe is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 16
Serving size: 1 piece

Click here for the recipe...

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We all love to eat! But when you are managing your blood glucose, sometimes choosing the right foods can be very difficult. We have found a cookbook that will help you make the decisions that will keep your blood glucose in check and provide you with options that we know you'll love. Click here for more info.

As always, be sure to check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.

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