Recipe of the Week

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Spiced Carrots with Watermelon and Pecans Preparation: 10 min. Cooking: 10 min. Total: 20 min.
Calories: 460 Cal Fat: 24 g
Carbs: 62 gProtein: 4.6 g
Fiber: 6.1 gSugar: 52 g
Cholesterol: 0 mgSodium: 200 mg

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Diabetes Update

Vitamin D protects telomeres, whey protein improves sugar control

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Telomeres are the end-caps that protect each strand of chromosomes in every cell. As cells divide, telomeres shorten, eventually preventing cell division. The longer the telomere, the younger biological age of the organism. Shorter telomeres have a link to type 2 diabetes. In this study, 34 people with type 2 diabetes and low levels of vitamin D— less than 30 nanograms per milliliter of blood—took 4,000 IU of vitamin D per day. After six months...