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8 Tips to Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the force of blood against the walls of the arteries is consistently too high. Left untreated, hypertension significantly increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious health complications. Globally, hypertension affects approximately 1.13 billion people, contributing to over 9 million deaths…

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Cut back on sugar and starchy carbs

Some of the most obvious foods that spike blood sugar are cookies and cakes. Consume these in moderation. Besides these, you also need to be careful about other foods that can cause glucose levels to shoot up. Specifically, go easy on processed carbohydrates. People usually tend to assume that with diabetes and sugar, what you…

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the truth about hidden sugars

Know The Truth About Hidden Sugars

That’s the truth – hidden sugars are everywhere – in your sweets, in your snacks, in condiments you use, in breads, fruit juices and pickles. In fact, every packaged food item has added refined sugar in some form or other. Now, you are probably thinking you’ve been cutting down on your sugar intake–avoiding it in…

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Eat cake Life hacks for diabetics

Eat cake!

Eat cake. Yes! Celebrate with a piece of cake/cupcake. If you’re baking it, use applesauce and dates to sweeten. If not, cut down on carbs in other meals. Walk it off. Most important, savor and enjoy! .

Whole grain toast Life hacks for diabetics

Whole grain toast

Layer a toast of wholegrain toast with almond butter and slices of banana. Sprinkle with cinnamon and cocoa and enjoy!

Carrot and hummus Life hacks for diabetics

Carrot and hummus

Enjoy a bowl of baby carrots with hummus. This snack is the perfect combo of healthy carbohydrates, fat and protein. Hummus, made with chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, and tahini, brings protein, vitamins and minerals and heart-healthy fats.

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