How Many Carbs Are in That? A Cheat Sheet for Type 2 Diabetes

If you’re not in the habit of asking “how many carbs are in that?” hopefully I can change your mind,  because keeping track of the carbohydrates in the food you eat can be a powerful way to manage Type 2 Diabetes. Why It’s Important: Keeping tabs and balancing the carbs you eat each day can prevent dangerous drops and spikes in…

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Diabetes-Friendly Low-Carb Vegetables

These non-starchy vegetables are great for filling up without filling out your waistline or spiking your blood sugar levels. As a bonus, these diabetes-friendly low-carb vegetables are also loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It’s always smart to eat a rainbow-colored diet, but the following vegetables are among the best.   Spinach Popeye had the right idea when he bulked…

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Why Bother To Eat Healthy Now?

Truth: This was a question in my inbox this week…“At this point, why bother to eat healthy now?” The worst thing is that it came from a 34-year-old woman…   While I understand most people’s resistance to modifying or completely changing their dietary choices and exercise habits, I take this question very seriously. Let me share some reasons with you….

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High Cholesterol-Snack Out Of It!

Pssssst…Here’s a tip you’ll enjoy…A fun way to reduce that high cholesterol-snack out of it!  You may think (or have been told) that cutting out snacks is the way to go, but eating at regular intervals is actually important for normalizing your blood sugar levels and keeping your metabolism moving throughout the day. Here’s a more satisfying way to stay on…

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How To Enjoy Your Cheese And Eat It Too

For cheese-loving diabetics, in particular, there are definitely ways to enjoy your cheese and eat it too! Don’t listen to the naysayers. A friend of mine likes to say that the healthiest cheeses for diabetics are none of them…Well, I wouldn’t go that far, because there’s enough to go around and diabetics have a lot of variety to choose from….

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Eating Clean For Better Health – What’s All The Fuss About?

I’m sure you’ve heard of eating clean for better health – What I don’t get, and maybe you don’t either, is what all the fuss is about.  People make too many assumptions and a big deal out of what they call “clean” food.  However, it’s not very complicated, and anyone can be eating clean for better health starting today. In…

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