diabetes diet

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  • Cutting Down on Sugar>>

    Although fewer of us take sugar in our tea or coffee, and we sprinkle less on our cereals and desserts, we are actually consuming more sugar, hidden away in processed foods, leading to weight problems and obesity.>>

  • Kitchen Cabinet Cures for Diabetes>>

    When you're feeling low, you don't necessarily need to go to the pharmacy every time. This article outlines some around-the-hosue remedies that might just get you feeling on top of things again.>>

  • Best Proteins for Diabetes>>

    How do you fill the protein corner of your plate? Unless you are a vegetarian (in which case protein is found in pulses such as kidney beans, black-eyed beans and lentils), your answer is probably ‘with meat’.>>

  • Planning Meals with Diabetes>>

    Did you know that at 4 p.m. today, the majority of us still won't know what we are going to have for dinner? It sounds surprising at first—but that's because we make the false assumption that everyone else is better organized than we are.>>

  • Shopping for Sweets with Diabetes>>

    Snacking isn't right for everyone who has diabetes, but for some people, especially those who go more than four or five hours between meals, snacks have a place on the menu. The trick is to choose healthy munchies.>>

  • Choosing Foods Low on the Glycemic Index>>

    What's the difference between mashed potatoes and spaghetti? The potatoes tend to send blood sugar up high in a hurry, while the pasta causes less of a stir--even if you were to eat the same amount of total carbohydrate in both cases.>>

  • Reinventing Lunch for Diabetics>>

    Many of us plan our dinners, but lunch is all too often an afterthought. Like breakfast, lunch is a pretty simple meal to prepare.>>

  • Diabetes-Friendly Snacks>>

    If you go more than 4 or 5 hours between meals, a midafternoon snack might be just what the doctor ordered to help you to keep your blood glucose steady. Snacking is also important if you're taking medication that could cause a blood-glucose low between meals. Discuss with a health professional which approach is right for you.>>

  • Beat Diabetes with a Winning Diet>>

    How do you eat to beat diabetes? The goal is to control blood sugar while getting the right balance of nutrients for great health. But exactly what that means for you will depend on a host of factors. To plot a strategy that will work for you:>>

  • 5 Ways to Grill Healthier With Diabetes>>

    Sure, firing up the barbecue or gas grill provides you with a sociable, relaxing time in the backyard, which is an instant stress buster. But it's particularly beneficial for people with diabetes because grilling happens to be a healthy cooking technique.>>

  • Battling Diabetes Burnout>>

    Though dealing with diabetes 24-7 can seem overwhelming at first, many people willingly adjust to a new lifestyle of dedicated self-care.>>