The Ultimate Guide to Food Options for a Healthy Body

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Food is what fuels our bodies.

No matter how you look at it, it’s important to be mindful of what you’re putting inside your body…especially if you suffer from diabetes, an autoimmune disease, or acid reflux.

For this reason, I’ve compiled a bunch of my favorite food blogs. These blogs cover everything from what you should eat if you have diabetes to water recipes you should try if you need to drink more water.

I hope you find this information helpful and will be willing to add some of these new meal plans or eating habits into your daily routine.

Enjoy…

5 Food Swaps for People with Diabetes

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If you have diabetes, you know firsthand the challenges that come with ensuring your blood sugars stay stable and that you stay healthy.

You also know that food plays a huge role in how your sugar levels fluctuate during the day, which impacts your energy levels and overall well-being.

It can be a big task keeping track of what you eat, monitoring your blood sugar levels, and finding diabetes-friendly meals that you actually enjoy eating. So, today I wanted to offer some food swaps that will hopefully make mealtime less of a chore for you.

Click here to see what food swaps you should try!

3 Foods That Help Create Balance in Your Gut

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Not long ago, I wrote an article on 3 things that can cause an imbalance in your gut bacteria. And many of you were shocked at how common things–like tap water and antibiotics–can really wreak havoc on your digestive tract.

Sometimes, you simply can’t avoid ingesting foods and medications that cause imbalances.

So today, I thought I’d provide information on 3 foods that you can eat in order to maintain a healthy balance in your gut.

Check them out here.

3 Warm and Cozy Teas That Help Boost Your Immune System

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For thousands of years, people have believed in the healing and soothing powers of teas made with natural herbs and spices.

And today, thanks to modern science, we are actually finding out that different varieties of this popular beverage do, in fact, have proven natural medicinal and healing properties.

If you’re looking for a way to help keep yourself healthy this winter, I suggest you try the following 3 teas that have been scientifically proven to help boost your immune system.

Check them out here.

Got Food Allergies? Try These 3 Recipe Alternatives

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What we put into our bodies is fundamental to our health.

Food can either be medicine or poison–and what could be considered as medicine for one person can be poison to another.

Researchers estimate that nearly 15 million Americans have food allergies–and that number continues to grow.

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the prevalence of food allergy in children increased by 50% between 1997 and 2011.

If you’re one of these 15 million Americans, you know how difficult it can be to make adjustments to your diet once you realize that your body can’t tolerate certain foods.

That doesn’t mean that you can’t get creative and find new ways to continue to enjoy mealtime.

Here are three terrific recipe alternatives for those of you who have food allergies.

4 Recipes for Acid Reflux Sufferers

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It’s summertime, and the living is easy… and delicious! Who doesn’t love taking advantage of the in-season fruits and vegetables, or occasions to indulge in potato salad and blueberry pie at a family gathering?

If you suffer from Acid Reflux and GERD, you know all too well that indulging in certain dishes (such as salads with acidity-inducing tomatoes or citrus-filled smoothies) means painful heartburn and indigestion.

The good news is that as long as you are mindful about what to avoid food-wise, you can still enjoy fresh salads, filling entrees, delicious side dishes, and flavorful snacks through the summer months.

Not sure what foods you can eat to avoid acid reflux flare-ups?

Click here find four recipes we promise are healthy and acceptable for Acid Reflux and GERD sufferers to eat.

What you eat impacts your entire body. To find out why it’s so important to take good care of your digestive system, check out my recent post on The Digestive System: Your Body’s Second Brain.

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