The Break Room

The lowdown on health related topics.

Introducing the 1st Ever Saliva Glucose Self-Test Swab in the U.S.

This September, we are launching the first Ever Saliva Glucose Self-Test Swab in the US.

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Blood Sugar and Your Health: Why It’s Important

If you don’t have diabetes, blood sugar might not be something you think about often. But, you probably should. 

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The Best Recipes for PCOS

September is an important month. No, we’re not talking about the change of season, we’re referring to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month.

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Dr. Joy Cooper Answers Your Questions About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month. This condition affects 1 in 10 women and causes insulin resistance, which can contribute to infertility and lead to type 2 diabetes. We sat down with OBGYN, Dr. Joy Cooper, MD, MSc to ask questions gathered from our community about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).

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Finding the Best Gummy Vitamins for Kids

Just last week my kid asked if he could wash down a cookie with a soda. My registered dietitian brain nearly exploded at that request. While I do let my kids have treats, pairing sugar with sugar is a hard no in my book.

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Childhood Obesity Is On the Rise: Here’s 8 Ways to Beat It

Covid-19 isn't the only epidemic gripping the nation. According to a new report by the World Obesity Federation, obesity will affect more than 250 million kids by 2030—and 43 million of those children will be under the age of five.

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Childhood Obesity vs. Diet Culture: The Sugarbreak Take

Finding a balance between addressing the issue of childhood obesity and not contributing to problematic diet culture is the sweet spot for the doctors at Sugarbreak.

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Is It Just a Sweet Tooth or a Sugar Addiction?

You just finished a meal and are looking for something sweet. You might be wondering, does this craving mean I am addicted to sugar?

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3 Low-Sugar Summer Recipes Dietitians Recommend

It’s time for easy, quick, & delicious meals that will keep your spirits high and your blood sugar low...

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6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Hydrated During Summer

Water is important for all things to grow and is one of the body’s most essential nutrients...

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The Misconception of Malnutrition

There’s a mainstream misconception that someone who’s overweight can’t also be malnourished.

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Breaking it Down with Dr. Monk

Walking the line right between Natural and RX is our sweet spot, but when it comes to taking your health into your own hands, we think the more you know, the better.

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Breaking it Down with Dr. Kellis

We love walking the line right between Natural and RX, using science as our guide when it comes to figuring out the best way for you to approach managing your blood sugar levels, sugar cravings, and T1/T2 diabetes.

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