Archive for April, 2011

The average American eats about one meal a day away from home, although many Americans eat almost all their meals in restaurants. But when you eat at fast food places, it pays to be stingy. Here is what it really costs you to go for common “bargain” options: 7-Eleven: Supersize […]

Any list headed “Allowed Foods: Low-Carb Diet” is likely to contain a great number of foods that are labeled “sugar-free.” But if you are a diabetic who cannot explain an unexpected spike in blood sugars, the problem just could be “sugar-free” candies and desserts. Every diabetic knows to avoid table […]

We all know that brushing and flossing prevent gum disease, but research from Kyushu University in Japan shows that choosing the right foods also goes a long way toward preventing gum disease in people who have diabetes. In diabetes, gum disease can actually become a medical emergency. High blood sugars […]

On the list of foods for a diabetic to eat, foods that contain caffeine are generally prohibited. In general, caffeine raises blood sugars in people who have diabetes. This is because it can trigger the release of hormones that instruct the liver to release glucose. But recent research shows that […]

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