Ah, carbohydrates. We hate to love them! Especially for those of us who struggle with high blood sugar. Why are carbs so craveable? What makes us want them so badly, and why do we have so much trouble giving them up? Believe it or not, the brain has more to do with this than the stomach. Simple/refined carbohydrates prompt rapid spikes and drops in blood sugar. Whether you … [Read more...] about Kick Your Carbohydrate Habit – Here’s How
Let’s be honest – no one craves broccoli, or quinoa, or Brussels sprouts. We crave pizza, pasta, and cookies! However, we must learn to control and conquer these carb cravings in order to maintain stable blood sugar and avoid health complications due to high blood sugar. We’ll begin by determining how cravings begin. When the body consumes a simple carbohydrate, it responds … [Read more...] about Conquer Your Carb Cravings – For Good!
Along with avoiding sugar, diabetics must be watchful of their carb intake, as well. Carbs are the enemy of blood sugar! Or are they? Did you know that there is such a thing as a good carb? That a carb, when eaten in the right way, can actually help stabilize blood sugar? It’s true! Most people equate carbs and sugars as the same thing, but they aren’t. Now, it is true … [Read more...] about Yes, There Are Such Things As Good Carbs!