For people with diabetes, managing blood sugar levels can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, one has to be on the watch for other related diseases like high blood pressure, abnormal lipid levels, heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, and obesity. More recently, a link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been
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Different foods affect your blood sugar in different ways. Knowing which foods trigger rapid glucose spikes can help you avoid blood-sugar fluctuations and better manage your diabetes. With the glycemic index (GI), you have a tool to help guide your dietary decisions. By opting for low-GI foods, you can minimize
If you have diabetes, managing blood sugar levels is critical. But with careful planning and some creative swapping, you can enjoy diabetic desserts—in proper portions, of course.
Diabetes or not, health experts recommend reining in added sugars (not the natural type found in milk and fruit). That’s because they contribute excess
If you have diabetes, managing blood sugar levels is critical, but careful planning and some creative swapping can allow you to enjoy the sweetest of treats. In proper portions, of course.
Diabetes or not, health experts recommend reining in added sugars (not the natural type found in milk and fruit). That’s
The folklore. Lentils have a long-time reputation as “the poor man’s meat,” and a history of more than 8,500 years of cultivation along with Biblical and historical references. They were even prescribed by Hippocrates (ca 460-370 BC) for the treatment of liver ailments in Ancient Greece. Today, it’s at least
If you?re one of the 20 million Americans with diabetes, choosing a healthful diet is critical for good health. In an effort to help, nutritionists at the Kellogg Company developed criteria for a new “Diabetes Friendly” seal. How Foods Make the Grade. Criteria for the seal are based on recommendations