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The WOD for today is:

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in Diamond News | 0 comments

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Sugar Addiction….

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 in Diamond News | 0 comments

Are You Addicted to Sugar? Here’s How to Break the Cycle

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Scientists have found that sugar is addictive and stimulates the same pleasure centers of the brain as cocaine or heroin. Just like those hard-core drugs, getting off sugar leads to withdrawal and cravings, requiring an actual detox process to wean off.

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Easter 2016

Posted on Mar 27, 2016 in Diamond News | 0 comments

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10 Proven Health Benefits of Eggs (No. 1 is My Favorite)

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Benefits of Seeds and Nuts

Posted on Mar 19, 2016 in Diamond News | 0 comments

Seeds and Nuts

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While you may have been told to avoid nuts and seeds due to their high fat and caloric content, these tasty gems contain heart-healthy unsaturated fats, and are truly terrific to include in your diet. They contain protein, fiber, and plant stanols, which may help lower cholesterol, and antioxidants including vitamin E. 

Research has found that including a serving of nuts (approximately a handful) in your diet may actually prevent weight gain and possibly even promote weight loss, as long as you control total calories. The protein, fiber, and fat in nuts aid in satiety and help you feel full longer, so you may actually end up eating less during the day. Nut eaters have also been shown to have a lower incidence of diabetes when compared to those who rarely ate nuts.

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