Are you always hungry? Have you gained weight despite cutting calories? Or, do you frequently experience stomach problems? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you could be experiencing high blood sugar symptoms.
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Fiber for Your Heart
You can obtain much of the dietary fiber you need by eating grains. Tufts’ MyPlate for Older Adults provides examples of choices that are high in fiber, such as whole and fortified grains and 100% whole-wheat bread. Fiber from grains is known as “cereal fiber,” a term
Q: My local supermarket sells bell peppers in four different colors—green, red, yellow and orange. Do the different colors of peppers have different nutritional benefits?
A: Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD, a scientist in Tufts’ HNRCA Antioxidants Research Laboratory, answers: “No matter the color of your pepper, the macronutrient (protein, fat, carbohydrate)
When we think of winter eating, we often think of warm roasts, stews, and other satisfying comfort foods. And what ingredients do many of these dishes share? Root vegetables. Readily available all winter, they are often staples of hearty winter cooking. They also happen to be jam-packed with healthy nutrients
The Nutrition Facts label lists the grams of carbohydrate in foods. However, that doesn’t really tell you how these carbs might affect your blood sugar (glucose) levels. A better gauge of this is the glycemic index (GI). It was introduced about 35 years ago, and scientific support for GI continues
Within every whole-grain kernel, you’ll find a remarkable supply of important nutrients. Whole grains are a top source of unrefined carbohydrates (carbs), the slowly-digested “fuel” that provides your body with a steady supply of energy needed for the optimal function of all of your body’s systems.
Carbs have been the target
Have you ever been warned that you should cut bread out of your diet because it is full of carbohydrates, makes you gain weight, and is bad for your health? If you’re a bread lover, this may be one of your most difficult dietary tweaks.
Fortunately, researchers have some good news:
Colorful Plate Nutrition: For Best Health, Eat Powerhouse Purple Foods, Lycopene-Rich Reds, and All The Colors of the Rainbow
We all know we should eat more fruits and vegetables, but how colorful is your plate? The brightest and most colorful choices are some of the healthiest: They usually contain the most antioxidants, and are rich in vitamins and minerals that help your body function properly.
3 Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits: How to Have a Healthier Heart, Better Blood Sugar, and Lose Weight, Too
The widespread use of apple cider vinegar remedies has made this a popular item to keep in the cupboard. Here’s how to get the many apple cider vinegar benefits for yourself.
Making a sourdough starter from scratch lets you make fresh bread, sourdough pancakes, and other baked goods that are perfect for sensitive stomachs.