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3 Tasty Snacks That Won’t Break Your Diet

One of the hardest parts of any diet is dealing with hunger between meals. It can be very tempting to buy an unhealthy snack like chips or cookies if we aren’t completely satisfied with our last meal. Here are three … Continue reading

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Your Small Intestine Has Taste Buds!

There is a difference in insulin response between glucose ingested orally and the same amount of glucose injected directly into the bloodstream. The researchers who discovered this tracked down the difference to the presence of taste receptors in the small intestine. Continue reading

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