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Pre-Diabetes Risks for Heart Disease

https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/prediabetes-heart-attack-stroke-odds/2021/05/05/id/1020200/ Pre-Diabetes & Insulin Resistance According to the CDC, 88 million Americans have a condition known as pre-diabetes, the precursor to Type II Diabetes. Pre-diabetes is where the body has elevated blood sugar levels and cells are becoming more resistant to insulin successfully transporting the blood sugar into cells for storage. When the body's normal …

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Mars Tries To Be More Kind

Last week, candy maker Mars agreed to fully acquire Kind Bars, valuing the company at US$5 billion, as outlined in the below Forbes article. Like many other CPG giants, Mars is looking to capitalize on the growth of healthy snacking. https://www.forbes.com/sites/angelauyeung/2020/11/17/billionaires-united-candy-maker-mars-to-acquire-kind-bars-in-5-billion-deal/?sh=399459686de7 Global Snack Bar Market Snack bars, which include cereal bars, energy bars and other …

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Healthy Diet & Mood

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-food-that-helps-battle-depression-1522678367?mod=wsjtwittertest19 Another research article talking about the correlation between a healthy diet and improved wellness. Stop me if you've heard this before! This study comes from Australia where researchers sought to understand if diet could affect mood, specifically treat or improve depression. Not surprisingly, those test subjects who improved their diets showed a material improvement …

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