So you've decided to have baby… That's wonderful! But it also means your risk of developing sugar diabetes just went up. At least that's the case for one in every 12 or so pregnancies. Don't let this happen to you. Avoid this by making these two easy diet changes today…
Change the way you eat to avoid sugar diabetes complicating your pregnancy
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Like with fats, there are good carbs and bad carbs. Bad carbs are the ones that contain simple forms of carbohydrates. This means your body processes them quickly, leaving you with a rapid spike in your blood sugar. And because you have type II diabetes, your body can't deal with this much sugar all at once.
The good types of carbs are the ones that take a long time to digest. They contain co... ››› more
Many diabetics think they have to avoid eating fruit because of their disease. This because the sweet taste of fruit gives the false impression that they're full of sugar. While in actual fact, they contain a marginal amount!
Despite your type II diabetes, you need to include fruit into your diet. They contain many vitamins you need to keep your body healthy.
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It's a daily struggle to get your children to eat healthy foods and protect them against developing type II diabetes. This because they'd rather eat sweets, chips and chocolate instead of broccoli, carrots and spinach. And who can blame them? But it's essential for them to grow up big and strong and diabetes free.
But telling them how good these foods are for their health might just be the on... ››› more
Fenugreek seeds provide a variety of health benefits. But one of the most significant changes in patients taking Fenugreek is in their body's ability to control their fasting blood sugar. In fact, a study reported on by the National Institutes of Health indicated that patients with type II diabetes have a massive 25% improvement in their fasting blood sugar after treatment with Fenugreek.
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Because of your type II diabetes your risk of having a heart attack or developing heart disease is double that of someone without the disease. This means you need to be more mindful of the amount of salt you eat every day! But it's not as easy as cutting out Salt & Vinegar chips from your diet… It's about reducing your overall salt intake! And the best way to do that is to refrain from using sal... ››› more
If you're afraid to eat fatty foods because you think they're unhealthy, think again! There are foods that contain high amounts of fats that are actually good for you. New research shows that one type of fat in particular is able to substantially lower your risk of type II diabetes. Read on to discover the secret to improving your health…
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It's becoming harder and harder to find foods that are suitable to eat if you suffer from type II diabetes. This because almost everything you buy contains high fructose corn syrup and this wrecks havoc on your blood sugar! And this is general food, never mind snacks! So we've done a bit of digging, and we've found some delicious in-between-meal snacks you can munch on guilt-free and without a wor... ››› more
You might think controlling your diabetes is simply a case of paying attention to what you eat and taking your meds when you should. But it's far more than that! It's about accurately tracking your blood sugar measurements and changing your habits accordingly. If you don't, you're likely falling short in your management plan. Here's how to tell if you need to put in some more effort…
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If you have type II diabetes, you may think you can't eat fruit because of the high sugar content. But you can, in fact, eat a whole range of different types of fruit without them causing a spike in your blood sugar. It's better for you to eat fruit rather than other sugary items. Here are three of the best fruits to eat when you suffer from type II diabetes.
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