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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Subscribe for free to Allie's Voice weekend e-news to support the nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

How to ID Bogus #Headlines

TweetEarlier this week, your heart may have sank if you’re a Nutella lover. Bacon lovers know their beloved meat strip is a prophet of heart disease but Nutella is a little more sacred. USA Today put out a story that … Continue reading

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Repurposing Drug for #Depression Treatment

TweetA drug typically used as a wakefulness pill is showing promise in helping people dealing with depression. The name of this drug is Modafinil. Although it’s a stimulant, it’s shown promising results in a small study for people recovering from … Continue reading

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Eat #ChiliPeppers To Prolong #Life

TweetFor those lovers of spicy hot foods, this might be your lucky day. Chili peppers of all colors contain a special something that is shown to prolong life. That something is known as capsacin, which can aid in the metabolism … Continue reading

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Try This #Energy #Snack for a Valuable Perk

TweetMy wish was granted as I was scrutinizing the 7-Eleven selections for an energy bar. To my delight, I happened upon a caffeine-filled energy bar called Awake Energy. Of course, I hopped online to see what this magical bar is all about. … Continue reading

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#Foods to Include in Your 2017 #Diet

TweetIt’s said that the average person has about 20 foods that makeup their daily diet. One element of nutrition that should exist in your 2017 diet is probiotics for it’s immune boosting, gut health benefits. Try something cool like corn and … Continue reading

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Surfeit of #ArtificialSweeteners in #Kids Juice

TweetIt could be the fantasy world in which I live but don’t parents want their kids to avoid the processed junk foods and substances that could adulterate their bodies for as long as humanly possible? Pizza, soda, and beer will … Continue reading

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ABCs of #Flu Prevention

TweetIn case you hadn’t heard, the flu seems to be a real thing this year. Those of us who didn’t get a stomach bug over the holidays were likely coughing up a lung at some point in the last few … Continue reading

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Easy #Weightloss Tips for #2017

TweetTwo truths and a lie for weight loss in 2017. Games make everything more fun. Perhaps dark chocolate is a valuable asset to your New Year’s resolution. Adults who consume dark chocolate are able to activate anti-inflammatory guy bacteria to … Continue reading

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Why #Everybody Needs #Stress

TweetNeitzsche knew the key to life: that which does not kill you makes you stronger. I’m paraphrasing but everybody has stress. Believe it or not, stress can make us stronger, smarter, resilient, and well-rounded. Yes, it can manifest in ugly … Continue reading

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A #Pill for #MorningSickness

TweetSince the beginning of time, mother’s braved morning sickness in the relentless snow, unforgiving heat, and torrential rains to birth healthy babies. Nowadays, we’re popping a pill to quiet the storm. If you experience morning sickness during your pregnancy, there’s a … Continue reading

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