Recent research has found that drinking a glass of red wine with dinner increases levels of HDL (”good”) cholesterol. What's more, these results were found in individuals with type II diabetes. Sound too good to be true? Believe it or not, the health benefits of red wine don’t end with better cholesterol levels. When consumed in moderation, red wine also lowers risk of heart … [Read more...] about New Research Affirms – Red Wine Beneficial For Diabetics
Diabetes Fatigue – Is High Blood Sugar Making You Tired?
Are your efforts to manage blood sugar wearing you out? Balancing your diabetes with the stressors of everyday life can be overwhelming. It can also affect the ability to keep your blood sugar at a healthy level. ‘Diabetes fatigue’ can include overwhelming feelings of exhaustion, a near constant state of weariness, a lack of energy, and a decline in motivation and … [Read more...] about Diabetes Fatigue – Is High Blood Sugar Making You Tired?
Healthier Food – Larger Portions
Science has confirmed that when humans are presented with more food, we consume more food. This phenomenon has been dubbed by some as the ‘portion size effect.’ Believe it or not, when portion sizes are doubled, individuals consume an average of 35% more food! Being aware of portion size has been viewed in the past as a necessity in order to avoid negative consequences. But … [Read more...] about Healthier Food – Larger Portions
Science Proves – Fight Inflammation, Reduce Chronic Disease
Research has found that inflammation is the root cause of many chronic illnesses, and preventing inflammation is absolutely paramount in living the healthy lives we all desire. Inflammation itself is one of the human body’s defensive responses, but when it becomes chronic, it can be devastating. Inflammation is how the body tries to heal after an injury, repair damaged tissue … [Read more...] about Science Proves – Fight Inflammation, Reduce Chronic Disease
Frozen Fish – Does It Deserve A Place On Your Plate?
Think frozen foods are second best? It is true that most freezer meals are packed with sodium and frozen desserts are off-limits for diabetics. But believe it or not, there is a frozen food that can actually help manage diabetes… fish! Did you know the majority of the fresh filets on ice at your local supermarket have been previously frozen? Most fish are frozen immediately … [Read more...] about Frozen Fish – Does It Deserve A Place On Your Plate?