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Why You Should Go Nuts for Nuts if You Have Diabetes

Why You Should Go Nuts for Nuts if You Have Diabetes

Here's why you should add nuts to your daily diet. Plus, a one day, diabetes-friendly guide to make your menu nuttier.
April 19, 2018
Prebiotics & Probiotics: Good Bugs For Preventing and Treating Diabetes
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Prebiotics & Probiotics: Good Bugs For Preventing and Treating Diabetes

Gastrointestinal problems ranging from bloating to chronic constipation to stomach-paralyzing gastroparesis are all potential complications of diabetes. The same beneficial bacteria found in prebiotic and probiotic foods that can help alleviate these conditions may also resolve other issues directly associated with high blood sugar, insulin resistance and other conditions directly associated with diabetes. 1,2

April 04, 2018
Bacteria found in probiotic foods may resolve issues associated with high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and other conditions associated with diabetes.
Tart Cherry: Can the Latest Super Juice Improve Your Blood Sugar?

Tart Cherry: Can the Latest Super Juice Improve Your Blood Sugar?

Drinking tart cherry juice has been linked to some significant health benefits including helping your body lower blood sugar more effectively after a meal.
March 15, 2018
Studies have revealed at least eight major health benefits to be gained from drinking tart cherry juice, and some are directly related to diabetes.
Pasta and Diabetes: 5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pasta

Pasta and Diabetes: 5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pasta

Here's how to put some pasta on your plate without sending your blood sugars soaring!
February 22, 2018
Yes, you can eat pasta if you have diabetes. Here are 5 healthy ways to incorporate it in a blood-sugar friendly way
How to Eat Rice and Beans When You Have Diabetes

How to Eat Rice and Beans When You Have Diabetes

Unfortunately, Hispanics are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than the rest of the population. If you're Hispanic like I am, you probably love your rice, beans, and guacamole. Having diabetes doesn't mean you have to give them up.
February 15, 2018
Being Hispanics increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But it doesn't mean you have to give up cultural favorites like rice and beans. Here's what you need to know.
Soda and Diabetes: Why You Need to Kick the Habit

Soda and Diabetes: Why You Need to Kick the Habit

It's important to be aware of your beverage choices since the average 12-ounce can of cola contains 155 calories and 37 g, or about 3 tablespoons, of sugar. Over time that plays a role in how well you manage your diabetes as well as your overall health.
January 18, 2018
Research suggests a connection between the rise in soda consumption and the obesity epidemic. Here's what you need to know to kick an unhealthy soda habit.
4 Ways to Enjoy Party Food When You Have Diabetes, Plus Blood-Sugar Friendly Food Ideas

4 Ways to Enjoy Party Food When You Have Diabetes, Plus Blood-Sugar Friendly Food Ideas

There’s no reason to avoid the food and festivities that mark this celebratory season.
December 13, 2017
How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Spiking Your Blood Sugar

November is not only a time to give thanks, it’s also National Awareness Diabetes Month. This year, gobble up a guilt-free holiday meal with some recipe tweaks and simple food swaps. Here are 10 ideas from a registered dietitian.
November 15, 2017
Here are 10 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving without wrecking your blood sugar. Simple recipe tweaks, food swaps, and other ideas from an RD/CDE.
7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Americans love snacking—especially at work. Here are some expert tactics for avoiding weight-gain during the Holiday season.
November 08, 2017
A registered dietitian tells you how to avoid weight gain during the holiday season. Healthy snacking may be the key.
Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Wildly popular sushi may not be the healthiest option for people with diabetes. Those beautifully-arranged combinations of fish (raw and cooked), sticky rice and seaweed can have surprisingly-high carb counts. Here's how to have your sushi and eat it, too.
October 26, 2017
Sushi can have surprisingly high carb counts. Here's how to eat it without sending your blood sugar soaring.
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