Vegetables are excellent for everyone, but diabetics in particular should aim for 3 to 5 servings per day (according to the American Diabetes Association). A half of cup of raw veggies is considered one serving, as well as one cup of cooked vegetables. The one thing that diabetics must realize is that all veggies are […]
Raised sugar levels are a direct link to Diabetes, but new research is also pointing to the fact that too much red meat in your diet is also a healthhazard, and can increase your risk of getting Diabetes (Type 2). During a recent study that consisted of 100,000 individuals, the people that consumed red meat […]
Being pregnant has its own set of challenges and carefully following a gestational diabetes meal plan might be one of the changes you need to make for your health and the safety and proper development of your unborn baby.
Foods to Avoid with Diabetes Having diabetes does not mean that you are sentenced to a life of eating only carrots and celery, but there are foods to avoid with diabetes to maintain a balanced diet and add a bit of variety. Fatty foods, which are very high in trans and saturated fat can lead […]
Other than Gestational Diabetes itself, there can be many side effects when woman have this condition while pregnant. As with all diabetics if you do not follow the guidelines first given to you at the time of diagnosis such as watching your diet and ensure the foods you choose to eat are of high quality […]
Diabetic low calorie options need to be thought through in the festive season when you are trying to stay on top of your diabetes and keep your weight down. But how do you do this when temptation is everywhere and at Christmas why shouldn’t you be able to indulge just a little? Well if you play your cards right you can have your cake and eat it too.
There has been a lot of talk and controversy surrounding the question, does Splenda contain Aspartame? We need to first identify what Aspartame is in order to clearly the above question. Aspartame has been in use for more than 30 years as an artificial sweetener.