Archive for the ‘Diabetes’ Category

Millions of people have lost tens of millions of pounds on variations of the cabbage soup diet plan. There is no doubt the diet can work, at least for a week. The problem is that cabbage soup diets are actually dangerous for most dieters. Here are seven reasons why. 1. […]

Did you ever feel that you were practically born to eat a certain favorite food? Maybe you actually were. In the 1990’s, German nutrition researchers conducted a taste test at the Frankfurter Messe, a trade fair drawing booksellers from all over the world for a week in Frankfurt. They gave […]

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 […]

Too many diabetics know the symptoms of neuropathy all too well. Neuropathy long-term effects included burning, tingling, itching, and numbness of the feet and later other parts of the body. Neuropathy can eventually affect both the digestive tract and the heart. Too many years of poorly controlled blood sugars are […]

Dr. Sherri Rogers, a noted author on natural health, writes that “Vitamin D is better than metformin (a common prescription drug) for controlling diabetes!” Is Dr. Rogers right? Well, the answer to the question of whether vitamin D is as good as metformin and diabetes is one of the symptoms […]

Have your ever taken a good look at a doughnut? A doughnut is round. It fills the entire field of vision every time you take a bite. Doughnuts can be sprinkled with all kinds of crunchy, interesting foods. They can be filled with fruit-scented fillings in the hole in the […]

If there is anything nutritionists agree on, it’s that white sugar is bad. Tiny amounts of white sugar, however, are not necessarily poisonous for diabetics or anyone else. White sugar has several commendable qualities. It is a quick energy source, one of the most practical home treatments for treating emergencies […]

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