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Spiced Apple Cider

December 07, 2015

4 cups apple cider 1 cinnamon stick 5 whole cloves 2 tablespoons cinnamon syrup Bring ingredients to a boil for 4 minutes. Serve hot.   Recipe credit: Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH Meghan.Charpentier@CabarrusHealth.org 704-920-1324 Eat Smart, Live Well Program Manager REACH Program Coordinator

Plant Compounds Delay Diabetic Complications, Offer New Treatment Options

September 22, 2015

Research from Shengmin Sang, PhD, at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, is proving that ginger compounds and some flavonoids are effective at stopping physiological processes that lead to diabetic complications.   Scientific evidence is building that plant compounds may be a safe and effective alternative to approved pharmaceutical treatments for type 2 diabetes […]