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Whole Grains and Weight: 20 Easy Ways to Get More Whole GrainsWhole Grains and Weight: 20 Easy Ways to Get More Whole Grains

Whole Grains and Weight: 20 Easy Ways to Get More Whole Grains

Do you want to make one small but significant change in your diet? Try having more whole grains! They may be high in carbohydrates, but they’re packed with nutrients and tied to many health benefits.

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Small Changes for Big Weight LossSmall Changes for Big Weight Loss

Small Changes for Big Weight Loss

Although rapid weight loss diets can give you a quick lead, slower, steadier approaches can eventually lead to more weight loss overall, and a better chance of maintaining that loss.

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Practice to Beat Your Triggers

An important point when losing weight is that many people have triggers for eating unhealthy foods or too much food.

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20 Healthy Swaps So You Can Keep Losing Weight When You Have Cravings 20 Healthy Swaps So You Can Keep Losing Weight When You Have Cravings

20 Healthy Swaps So You Can Keep Losing Weight When You Have Cravings

Success with weight loss depends on your own diet choices. It’s common to crave high-calorie foods that are fatty or high in sugar or carbs, but these can interfere with weight loss.

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Ten Reasons to Be Proud of Yourself on Your Weight Loss and Health JourneyTen Reasons to Be Proud of Yourself on Your Weight Loss and Health Journey

Ten Reasons to Be Proud of Yourself on Your Weight Loss and Health Journey

Committing to a weight loss journey is an accomplishment. Identifying exactly what you are proud of in your journey so far can be motivating as you plan to carry your healthy habits forward for life.

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7-Day Quick and Easy Nutritious Meal Plan for Weight Loss with or without Medications7-Day Quick and Easy Nutritious Meal Plan for Weight Loss with or without Medications

7-Day Quick and Easy Nutritious Meal Plan for Weight Loss with or without Medications

Quick, satisfying meals can help you lose weight even when you’re busy or have cravings. Here is a 7-day meal plan to try.

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Healthy Grocery Shopping for Weight LossHealthy Grocery Shopping for Weight Loss

Healthy Grocery Shopping for Weight Loss and Maintenance

What you eat is one of the most important factors in managing weight. You get more control over what you eat and how much you eat when you prepare your own food more often instead of eating out.

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Exploring Weight Management and Obesity Strategies at the California Association of Health Plans EventExploring Weight Management and Obesity Strategies at the California Association of Health Plans Event

Exploring Weight Management and Obesity Strategies at the California Association of Health Plans Event

The 2023 California Association of Health Plans conference was an innovative and collaborative experience for the California healthcare industry.

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Managing Food Cravings on Your Weight Loss Journey with GLP-1 Medications

Here’s what you should know about the science of cravings, how GLP-1 medications may affect cravings, and tips for managing cravings in healthy ways.

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3-Day Meal Plan for Weight Loss on GLP-1 Medications

These tips can also help you feel better and establish healthier habits throughout your weight loss journey and beyond.

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15 Tips for Success on GLP-1 Medications

Taking GLP-1 medications can help with weight loss, but a lot of your success depends on your own choices. Choices such as taking your medications as prescribed, eating well, and living a healthy life

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Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Healthy Eating and Weight LossBest and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss

Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss

Most Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with friends or family, but the meal can be 3,000 or more calories.

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Leveraging Digital Health and AI for a Holistic GLP-1 StrategyLeveraging Digital Health and AI for a Holistic GLP-1 Strategy

Leveraging Digital Health and AI for a Holistic GLP-1 Strategy

Watch this webinar to learn how to leverage AI to combine clinician-guided medication management, patient behavior change, and remote monitoring to improve outcomes.

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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Weight LossSugar-Sweetened Beverages and Weight Loss

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight and improve health, drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can be something to focus on. Sugar-sweetened beverages are the biggest source of sugar in the American diet, and they

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Set Up Your Kitchen for Weight Loss SuccessSet Up Your Kitchen for Weight Loss Success

Set Up Your Kitchen for Weight Loss Success

Your kitchen can have a major impact on your eating habits. Is your kitchen helping you reach your weight loss and health goals, or is it interfering with your progress? Here are some ways to set up y

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9 Ways to Overcome Food Cravings9 Ways to Overcome Food Cravings

9 Ways to Overcome Food Cravings

Focusing on nutritious foods and planning your meals and snacks can be effective strategies for weight loss, but what happens when you have cravings for less healthy, high-calorie foods?

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Best Quick and Healthy Packed Lunches for Weight LossBest Quick and Healthy Packed Lunches for Weight Loss

Best Quick and Healthy Packed Lunches for Weight Loss

What’s for lunch? That’s a question that parents hear a lot when their children go back to school, but it’s also worth thinking about lunch for yourself.

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6 Healthy Meals with Beans, Peas, or Lentils for Weight Loss6 Healthy Meals with Beans, Peas, or Lentils for Weight Loss

6 Healthy Meals with Beans, Peas, or Lentils for Weight Loss

Legumes, or beans, peas, and lentils, are linked to health benefits such as lower body fat, lower risk for diabetes, improved heart health, and more.

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A Transformative Time for Healthcare: The AI and GLP-1 RevolutionA Transformative Time for Healthcare: The AI and GLP-1 Revolution

A Transformative Time for Healthcare: The AI and GLP-1 Revolution

Watch the discussion on how best to use technology and new drugs to responsibly apply to improve care and impact costs.

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Weight Loss Drug Demand Must Be Addressed With New Solutions & Strategies

As the demand for GLP-1 medications continues to soar, health plans and employers must develop a weight management strategy that balances the clinical indications with the financial implications.

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Mid-Year Pulse: 2023 Health Care Trends Mid-Year Pulse: 2023 Health Care Trends

Mid-Year Pulse: 2023 Health Care Trends

While it’s always tricky to figure out which trends are sustainable and which ones will fade, here are a few we think are going to stick around for the long run.

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Tricks to Drink More Water to Help You Lose Weight

Drinking more can help you lose weight by reducing your appetite, increasing energy levels, and reducing the calories you consume.

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10 Fast Food Breakfasts That Can Fit into Your Weight Loss Plan

More than 1 in 5 adults eat fast food for breakfast on a given day.

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Healthy Late-Night Snacks for Weight Loss

People say eating at night can lead to weight gain, but what if you’re hungry? Here are some tips to keep evening snacks healthy so you can go to bed without being hungry.

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Eating Well and Losing Weight While on the Road

It can be hard to eat well and lose weight while traveling, but it's possible! Here are tips for healthy eating on the road.

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Printable Meal Plan for Weight Loss with Fiber and Whole GrainsPrintable Meal Plan for Weight Loss with Fiber and Whole Grains

Printable Meal Plan for Weight Loss with Fiber and Whole Grains

Healthy eating for weight loss can be simple and tasty. This is a simple meal plan full of whole grains and fiber so you can manage hunger and get more nutrients. Most of the meals take only a few min

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What Are Some Healthy Snacks You Can Have Without Breaking Your Calorie Budget?

What snacks can you eat that won’t put you over on calories or carbs? Here are some healthy snacks that can fill you up while you stick to your weight loss and healthy eating intentions.

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Eight Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget Plus Ten Healthy Low-Cost Meals

Prices seem to be going up every day, but there are some tips and tricks that can help you stick to your health goals. Here are eight tips to eat healthy on a budget.

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Ways to Measure Progress without a ScaleWays to Measure Progress without a Scale

Ways to Measure Progress without a Scale

Losing extra pounds can make a dramatic difference in your health risk, but there are other ways to measure progress.

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Diabetes and Rice | Can I Eat Rice With Diabetes?Diabetes and Rice | Can I Eat Rice With Diabetes?

Diabetes and Rice | Can I Eat Rice With Diabetes?

When you have diabetes, what you eat is a large part of maintaining blood sugar levels. Is rice safe for diabetes? It depends on what kind!

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Can I Eat Chocolate with Diabetes? Everything You Need To KnowCan I Eat Chocolate with Diabetes? Everything You Need To Know

Can I Eat Chocolate with Diabetes? Everything You Need To Know

Happily, chocolate has a low glycemic index (GI), which means it does not lead to sharp spikes in blood sugar when you eat it.

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How many servings of carbs a day?How many servings of carbs a day?

Serving Sizes and Carbs

Carbohydrates are necessary for energy and are the main source of fuel for most people. But how many carbs are in the average serving size?

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WARNING: Prediabetes May Cause Vision LossWARNING: Prediabetes May Cause Vision Loss

WARNING: Prediabetes May Cause Vision Loss

Risks associated with diabetes are not offset before. Prediabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, increases your risk of diabetes and vision loss too.

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Make Healthy Foods More DeliciousMake Healthy Foods More Delicious

Make Healthy Foods More Delicious

We should eat healthy, but making good choices can feel like a chore rather than a pleasure. Food that is good for you can taste good, too!

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How to Break a Weight Loss PlateauHow to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

As frustrating as weight loss plateaus are, they do happen. There are ways to fight back so you can see the progress you deserve!

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How to Lose Weight Without Stressing Out about CaloriesHow to Lose Weight Without Stressing Out about Calories

How to Lose Weight Without Stressing Out about Calories

To lose weight, you need to have less calories coming in than you burn. But there are better ways than obsessively counting calories!

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Eat More to Lose More Weight

Does the idea of taking smaller portions make you think of deprivation and dieting? Think again! As the Lark hinted, you can take larger portions of others.

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Five Reasons Why "I Can't Cook"... Beat The Excuses!Five Reasons Why "I Can't Cook"... Beat The Excuses!

Five Reasons Why "I Can't Cook"... Beat The Excuses!

Cooking at home can lead to lower-calorie, more nutritious meals. You may have trouble cooking at home, but there are responses to those barriers that turn them into nothing more than excuses.

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Make Fat Work for YouMake Fat Work for You

Make Fat Work for You

Heart health is a focus when you have prediabetes, and healthy fats can improve heart health. Unhealthy fats can raise heart disease risk and blood sugar, and they are linked to weight gain.

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Simple Swaps to Make Your Restaurant Meal the Real (Healthy) DealSimple Swaps to Make Your Restaurant Meal the Real (Healthy) Deal

Simple Swaps to Make Your Restaurant Meal the Real (Healthy) Deal

Learning how to find the healthiest option at a restaurant can be challenging, so we've created this guide to help manage your prediabetes!

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Finding Healthy RestaurantsFinding Healthy Restaurants

Finding Healthy Restaurants

Eating out is one of life's little (or big) pleasures, and most restaurants have healthy options. Choose lean proteins and vegetables, have smaller portions, and check nutrition information.

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Smart Fats for Heart HealthSmart Fats for Heart Health

Smart Fats for Heart Health

You often hear about “fat” as a single entity, but that is not an accurate picture. All types of dietary fat are high in calories, but some are beneficial!

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Get Out of Your Cooking Lull - Healthy Recipe Ideas

Often times one of the hardest parts of healthy cooking is continuously finding new recipe ideas that are easy to cook, and follow your DPP diet.

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Best Foods for Preventing Diabetes|Acorn squash|Pistachio nutsBest Foods for Preventing Diabetes|Acorn squash|Pistachio nuts

Best Foods for Preventing Diabetes

There are plenty of other nutrients that can help improve health and lower blood sugar, and these are some of the superfoods that contain them.

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Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?

Which Fats Will Make You Skinny?

Fat had been the villain for years. But there are some fats that can help you get skinnier! We've made a comprehensive list to help you.

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Can I Eat Potatoes with Prediabetes?|PotatoesCan I Eat Potatoes with Prediabetes?|Potatoes

Can I Eat Potatoes with Prediabetes?

Can I eat potatoes with prediabetes? Starchy vegetables seem to be the opposite of the types of foods that can help lower blood sugar.

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Can I Have Rice If I Have Prediabetes?Can I Have Rice If I Have Prediabetes?

Can I Have Rice If I Have Prediabetes?

Eating rice-based dishes can be part of a healthy diet for prediabetes. Trick is to choose the right kind of rice and to prepare it in healthy ways.

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Best Granola Bars for DiabetesBest Granola Bars for Diabetes

Best Granola Bars for Diabetes

When you have diabetes, what you eat matters, so the best granola bars for diabetes help keep blood sugar in target ranges.

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If you choose the right kind of chocoloate, you can have dark chocolate if you have prediabetesIf you choose the right kind of chocoloate, you can have dark chocolate if you have prediabetes

Can I Have Chocolate When I Have Prediabetes?

For all you chocolate lovers out there, chocolate can be a part of a healthy prediabetes diet! Just be careful about the type of chocolate you eat.

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