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McDonald's or twinkies for weight loss??


 

The media loves to lather attention on stories of people who lose weight by controversial means.  And who better to draw attention to than those who do it by eating nothing but fast food or junk food?! It's the ultimate sexy paradox.
There's the teacher who has recently been heralded for his 37 pound weight loss eating nothing but...

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Type 1 diabetics climb Kilimanjaro!


 

Here's an inspirational story to kick off 2014 - check out this amazing group of people with type 1 diabetes who conquered Kilimanjaro.   They have put together a fantastic documentary that describes their journey and some of the challenges they encountered along the way.
When climbing with diabetes, some important things to consider...

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Holiday recipes III - kale cranberry yuletide salad!

Holiday recipes III - kale cranberry yuletide salad!
 
 

Need a lighter meal this week?  Here's a festive, healthy salad to enjoy for a break between heavier meals this holiday season.  I've modified from the original recipe, to give less calories but even more flavour!
Ingredients:
1 bunch of kale (about 6 cups)
¼ cup slivered or crushed toasted almonds
½ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup
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