Chocolate and hazelnut is a winning combination - wouldn't you agree? If you do, you'll love this guilt-free recipe we've got up our sleeve for no-bake brownies made with hazelnuts, shredded coconut and cacao powder, topped with rich ganache!
These brownies don't take a whole lot of time or ingredients to whip up - plus, because they're so low in sugar, they're suitable for diabetics, too! The ... ››› more
If you have type 2 diabetes and have been suffering through your sweet cravings up until now, good news: You no longer have to!
Yes, it's totally possible to satiate your sweet tooth without throwing your blood sugar off balance. No, I'm not about to suggest that you eat boring old fruits. Rather, I'm sharing a sweet and delicious delicious recipe for a low-carb, low-sugar smoothie that your ha... ››› more
Here are some frightening statistics for you: Globally, one person dies of diabetes every ten seconds. Nearly 14% of men and 12% of women over age 30 in the United States alone have diabetes, and close to one-third of them don't even know it!
This chronic disease shortens lives by almost nine years, on average, and wrecks quality of life by increasing your risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney ... ››› more
Heads up: The statistics are grim. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, type 2 diabetes has tripled since the 1980s, and researchers estimate one in three Americans will have diabetes by midcentury. More than one-third of American adults are obese. Frightening, isn't it? Furthermore, these numbers sady continue to increase, and experts predict things will only become worse.... ››› more
Last year, a study was published in Nature that caused a stir both in medical circles and the mainstream media. Why? Because the researchers who conducted the study at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel concluded that the use of noncaloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) may induce glucose intolerance — that is, use of these products may actually increase a person's risk of developing diabe... ››› more
High blood sugar can be life-threatening for diabetics. It can lead to serious medical complications, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease, blindness, hearing loss and amputations. But when your blood sugar is high, it's possible to lower it. And you don't need medication to do this…
Eating foods with a low glycaemic index (GI) can slow d... ››› more
I feel like trying to understand sugar is near impossible. The more savvy I become when it comes to food labels, the more determined manufacturers become to making understanding food labels confusing, it seems. Especially when it comes to sugar.
Sticking to an unprocessed, whole food diet is your best bet if you're looking to avoid sugar confusion. When you eat quinoa or broccoli, you don't hav... ››› more
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