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
When you think about diabetes, you automatically think about sugar.
So you'd never guess a sweet, juicy fruit could be something that could actually help prevent the disease.
But it could!
It's all because of the vitamin C the fruit contains. And oranges contain the perfect amount of vitamin C your body can use immediately. That makes it a great food for stabilising your blood sugar an... ››› more
If you think preventing type 2 diabetes and controlling your blood sugar only involves avoiding sweet foods, you're wrong!
It's much more than that.
Keep reading to discover twelve unique ways to keep your blood sugar stable to prevent diabetes from ruining your health.
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Control diabetes in just weeks... and reduce your risk of a heart attack!
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Adding a special flavouring to your food can completely protect you from diabetes, reveals a new study posted in the journal Diabetes Care.
240 patients on the brink of developing full-blown type 2 diabetes took part in this study and researchers divided them up into two groups.
For nine months, half the participants ate foods with a yellow tinge, while the others ate the same foods withou... ››› more
If you think of Soul Food, you can probably picture a typical American family sitting down to a table full of delicious food.
There are potatoes, fried chicken, crispy bacon bits, corn bread, organ meats, peas, gravy and a bunch of other hearty foods to choose from.
And while Soul Food is American, if you think about it, it's not so different to what we eat here in SA during an average Sun... ››› more
How many fad diets do you know about that actually work?
Sure, they can help you drop weight in a short space of time, but one, they're not sustainable - meaning you can't live on this type of diet forever - and two, you'll put the weight back on as soon as you start eating normally again.
But hang on… why then has the grapefruit diet been popping up regularly as the l... ››› more
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