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Multitude of diets offer endless choices

Researchers in Thailand recently studied a low-calorie diet that purports to lower glucose levels in adults with obesity and diabetes.

Participants, according to findings published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation, limited caloric intake for either two days or four days per week.

Reportedly, up to 30% of participants achieved “diabetes remission without the need for diabetes medication,” after 20 weeks in the trial.

Participants in this study followed a “very-low-calorie diet” consisting of only 600 kcal per day for 10 days as a “run-in period” before being randomized to continue the same

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Try Horchata Lattes at a New Dupont Coffee Shop

Boutique hotel Generator located on Embassy Row near Dupont Circle is debuting Café Integral, a new coffee shop devoted to Nicaraguan Fair Trade coffee beans. The cafe is open this month and is based on a similar partnership with Café Integral at sister hotel brand Freehand.

Café Integral at the Generator hotel will serve 30 different lots, with different flavor profiles for each coffee bean. Drink options also include horchata lattes, cortaditos, and iced hibiscus pineapple tea, with snacks like Legally Addictive Churros.

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  • HipCityVeg, a Philly vegetarian fast-casual chain, is doubling its outposts in D.C.
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Fall great time to break out slow cooker for meals | Feature Story

The weather is already showing signs of fall and there’s no better time to break out the crockpot and whip up some delicious and healthy family meals.

You’ve probably been seeing all types of new cooking tools on the market such as the air fryer, instant pot, new wave cooker, sous vide oven and more, but the crockpot is still a viable tool. This slow-cooking process makes food tender and flavorful while also helping to destroy bacteria, making the benefits of using a slow cooker significant and quite diverse.

There are a few reasons why you may choose to use

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Caribou Coffee proposes coffee shop in city

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Caribou Coffee has plans to open a coffee shop in the city.

According to city documents, the company plans to build a 600-square-foot building at 2820 Eighth St. S., next to Domino’s. The Wisconsin Rapids Plan Commission will discuss the proposal at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 444 W. Grand Ave. 

The location would include a drive-thru as well as a walk-up window and outdoor seating. Entrances would be on Grove Avenue and Eighth Street South.

The property is currently vacant. The Plan Commission also will discuss a

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Nutritional requirements and lifestyle disorders that can affect your chances to conceive

Good nutrition in women and men plays an important role while conceiving. Prenatal nutrition is an important phase while preparing for pregnancy. Good nutrition and BMI play a significant role in the process of conception. Women need to focus on healthy weight and nutrients such as iron, folic acid and a balanced intake of other macro and micro nutrients to create a safe nine month antenatal phase.

Men also need to focus on their weight as excess weight will lead to hormonal imbalance which will have an effect on the quality of the sperm. Hence, it’s advisable for them to

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