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Prediabetes Concerns

As a supermarket dietitian, I get quite a few questions about those who may have been diagnosed as prediabetic. What exactly does that mean? Prediabetes means that your blood-sugar level is higher than normal (typically over 100 when fasting), but not yet high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes (a blood glucose level […]

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Pistachio Update

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of eating a handful of nuts — walnuts, almonds or pecans. You can add pistachios to the list as well. A research article, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, April 2015, compiled results from several research articles that highlighted the potential benefits of regular pistachio consumption. When comparing […]