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Banana Berry Smoothie

BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE Serves 5 Vanilla flavored light Greek yogurt helps to boost the protein in this fruit-flavored easy to make drink. Pair it with a fiber-filled muffin for a great breakfast "to go". Ingredients 2 cups lite vanilla flavoured non-fat Greek yogurt 1 medium size ripe [...]

By |July 1st, 2019|Equal Classic, Recipes|Comments Off on Banana Berry Smoothie

5 Signs Of Diabetes You Might Not Be Aware Of

People who are diagnosed with diabetes more or less have no idea that they had it in the first place. This sneaky and silent condition creeps in with abnormally high blood sugar levels that affects our kidneys, eyes, and even nerves. By living life unaware, we put our whole body [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Health Hub, Living with Diabetes|Comments Off on 5 Signs Of Diabetes You Might Not Be Aware Of

Sweet Sources That Are Diabetic-Friendly

Life can be sweet, even for Diabetics. A common misconception today involves two ideas that supposedly never go together: diabetes and sugary sweets. While the notion that diabetics veer away from sugar-packed desserts is true, it doesn’t necessarily mean that some treats are shunned away completely. The chronic condition does cause a person’s blood glucose [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Health Hub, Living with Diabetes|Comments Off on Sweet Sources That Are Diabetic-Friendly

4 Snack Recipes To Reduce Your Risk Of Diabetes

Living with diabetes doesn’t always mean good food has to go out the window. By making a few simple lifestyle changes and doing the correct research, diabetics can enjoy desserts and snacks without fail too. By definition, diabetes is a condition that involves the pancreas when it no longer produces insulin or when the immune [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Health Hub, Living with Diabetes|Comments Off on 4 Snack Recipes To Reduce Your Risk Of Diabetes

Speed Up Your Metabolism With These Yummy Lunch Ideas

The road to a fitter version of yourself starts with packing your own lunch! One of the biggest upsides with bringing your own food to work is having full control of what you place inside your body. From a heavy lunch to a handful of snacks, your lunchbox can be an avenue to speed up [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Eating Healthy, Health Hub|Comments Off on Speed Up Your Metabolism With These Yummy Lunch Ideas

Post-Workout Boosts That Are Better Than Any Energy Drink

Smoothies and shakes have always been a post-workout staple. Nothing is more gratifying than a cold glass of your favorite fruits, vegetables, and protein powder all blended together to give you the energy boost you need. Contrary to popular belief, nutrient-packed shakes actually have more energy-giving effects compared to store-bought energy drinks. They give a [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Eating Healthy, Health Hub|Comments Off on Post-Workout Boosts That Are Better Than Any Energy Drink

3 Fun Workouts That Will Get You Out of A Lazy Rut

One of the best feelings in the world is a post-workout endorphin rush. When we finish a lap in the pool, a set in the gym, or ride miles on a bike, the gratifying high after working out makes the sweat session all worth it. Although at certain points, reaching a motivation plateau takes place [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Exercise & Weight Loss, Health Hub|Comments Off on 3 Fun Workouts That Will Get You Out of A Lazy Rut

Get On These Healthy Habits To Maximize Your Workout

Investing in one’s health is always a struggle for anyone as the beginning of a fitness journey. Sacrifice is always the first thing asked from us as we learn to let go of our guilty pleasures a.k.a. cheat food, alcohol, and sweets. Discipline is also necessary as exercise takes the place of our snacking and bingeing. [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Exercise & Weight Loss, Health Hub|Comments Off on Get On These Healthy Habits To Maximize Your Workout

6 Desserts That Are Cheat-Day-Approved

After a grueling week of meal-planning and strict fasting, people cap of the week with a TGIC: Thank God It’s Cheat Day! One of the most anticipated days of the week for anyone with or without a diet, is the much-awaited day of everything but dieting. Usually scheduled once a week, cheat days are when people can [...]

By |June 7th, 2019|Eating Healthy, Health Hub|Comments Off on 6 Desserts That Are Cheat-Day-Approved

Vanilla Latte

VANILLA LATTE Serves 1 A twist on the traditional latte, delightfully sweetened by Equal®. Created for Equal® by Chef Chris Smith, The Diabetic Chef®. Ingredients 1/4 cup brewed espresso, chilled 1/2 cup fat free half and half 1 teaspoon Equal® Spoonful OR 1/2 packet Equal® sweetener 1 teaspoon [...]

By |June 4th, 2019|Equal Classic, Recipes|Comments Off on Vanilla Latte