How to build a better salad

Ordering a salad may sound like a surefire way to cut down on the unnecessary calories, carbs, and sugars you get from a meal out. Unfortunately, the benefits of those leafy greens are often drowned in a pool of creamy dressings, fried bacon bits, and gobs of cheese. In fact, when you put the nutrition …

Fight Food Cravings with these Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

Everyone has a weakness. Whether it’s a bag of barbecue potato chips during a new TV show or a chocolatey pick-me-up during an afternoon slump, food cravings can often get the best of us. The key to outsmarting these pesky cravings isn’t avoiding them–it’s outsmarting them. The next time you get a hankering for something …

5 Must-Try Fruits and Veggies for Spring

Apples and oranges getting repetitive? Too many iceberg lettuce salads? Embrace the sunny season with these lesser-known fruits and veggies. You find the best value and flavor during the springtime. Kohlrabi Harvested in the early spring in temperate regions, this bulb-shaped vegetable combines the crunchiness of carrots with the sharp, bitter taste found in beets …

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