Most of us get scared to death as bags full of Halloween candy call out to us from store shelves. Some of you are convinced that you get fat just looking at these harbingers of hedonism. Guess what? It doesn't have to be that way.
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OK, you're hungry and you have visions of chocolate molten lava cake with hot fudge sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream dancing in your head. Or maybe it's the salty chips and crackers that are seducing you from the pantry. Just what's behind this sneaky carb devil that shows up in your day, sticking his pointy fork in your belly?
If you find yourself nodding off at your desk, or slapping yourself in the face to stay awake behind the wheel mid-afternoon, you may well just be struggling with blood sugar imbalances due to insufficient nutrients -- or calories -- from your meals earlier in the day.
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There's nothing like a chilly winter day to conjure up happy memories of comfort foods that mom used to serve up, warming our tummies and our hearts.