Trying to avoid a snack attack? Diabetics deserve simple, quick snacks that won’t spike blood sugar. Don't worry, we’ve got your back! Snack foods are usually highly processed. This means they often contain far too many calories, unhealthy fat, sugars, and sodium. These foods also tend to have little to no nutritional value. This combination is especially dangerous for … [Read more...] about Simple Snacks To Stabilize Blood Sugar
As mindful diabetics, we are always searching for ways to improve our blood sugar and overall health. The most obvious way to do that is to make healthier food choices. But that ‘simple’ ideal involves more than you may think. Fast food and processed foods are everywhere… literally! They are widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, these foods often contain … [Read more...] about Trick Yourself Into Making Healthier Food Choices
It’s 2019 and you’re ready for better health. You’ve been putting time and effort into your diet. Grocery shopping for healthy foods, cooking more at home, and eating out less. Great job! A word of warning – if you aren’t snacking smart, your diet could be heading for disaster! Frequent snacking, especially on foods that lack any nutrition, can increase body weight. Not to … [Read more...] about Is Unhealthy Snacking Sabotaging Your Diet?
The common cucumber… turns out to not be so common when it comes to health benefits. From soothing the skin, to providing cardiovascular and antioxidant boosts, even reducing risk for certain cancers - this versatile vegetable has quite the résumé! Perhaps the most obvious benefit of cucumbers for diabetics is the way in which they contribute to lower blood sugar. This is … [Read more...] about ‘Cool As A Cucumber’ – Health Benefits Of This Refreshing Veggie
Believe it or not, a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that spending time in a cluttered, chaotic kitchen can cause people to consume more calories. Who could’ve ever imagined? A clean kitchen could be a key strategy in the prevention of over-eating! In the Cornell study, researchers divided 98 female participants into two groups. Half of the … [Read more...] about Try This Simple Trick To Prevent Over-Eating