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Eating to beat diabetes

You might know that eating beans is a smart move towards reducing diabetes risk, but did you know that the key is to eat them al dente? Overcooking beans destroys their fiber. I learned that and much more while researching … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can Dance, plus-sized?

When I was a little girl, I would drag my puffy sticker-decorated silver boom box to the bottom of our driveway, dramatically press “Play” on the cassette recorder and dance my heart out to Janet Jackson. And Madonna. Maybe some … Continue reading

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