Best Diabetic Cookbooks

Posted by Amanda Hehr

Eating right is vital if you’re trying to prevent or control diabetes. While exercise is also important, what you eat has the biggest impact when it comes to weight loss. But what does eating right for diabetes mean? Your may be surprised to hear that your nutritional needs are virtually the same as everyone else: no special foods or complicated diets are necessary. A diabetes diet is simply a healthy eating plan that is high in nutrients, low in fat, and moderate in calories. It is a healthy diet for anyone! The only difference is that you need to pay...
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Vegetarian diet: Can it help me control my diabetes?

Posted by Amanda Hehr

We loved this article posted by Maria Collazo-Clavell, M.D. on mayoclinic.com on the health benefits of eating a vegetarian diet, especially for diabetics wanting to control blood glucose levels. Read the full article here. Changing to a vegetarian diet probably won't cure your diabetes. But it may offer some benefits over a nonvegetarian diet — such as helping to better control your weight, reducing your risk of some diabetes-associated complications and possibly even making your body more responsive to insulin. There's no single vegetarian eating plan, although people who eat a vegetarian diet generally fall into these groups: Vegans eat only plant-based...
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