Over 4,000 years ago, early Mesoamerican civilizations began consuming a drink made from the ground and roasted seeds of the Theobroma cacao tree. In ancient Aztec it was called Xocolatl (cacao). Today we call it chocolate.
By the height of the Aztec Empire, the drinking of cacao had become a luxury of royalty, the warrior class, and the wealthy. Montezuma II drank his precious xocolatl from a golden goblet. Read More >
The 5 Habits of Diabetes Wellness
Lifestyle is your most powerful weapon for fighting diabetes.
Every day, your health is being determined by literally hundreds of lifestyle choices. Some of these choices are good for you, while others are bad. With diabetes, it is essential that you become more aware of which is which. Read More >
Train your tastebuds
Making excellent eating and cooking choices is easier when you make sure to have the healthiest ingredients on hand, while banishing the bad ones.
Over time, your taste buds will come to prefer fresh, natural foods over those with the high levels of salt, sugar, and fats often found in processed foods. Read More>