Posts Tagged ‘healthy food’

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 […]

MSG is a time bomb in the diabetic diet. Known under a plethora of label names, including monosodium glutamate, autolyzed yeast, hydrolyzed yeast, yeast extract, soy extract, protein isolate, “spices,” and “natural flavorings” adds a meaty, savory taste to all kinds of foods. MSG is so tasty that there are […]

If you are diabetic, chances are you have been given a long list of foods that you can’t eat. But instead of a list of foods you can’t eat, how about a list of foods that are reliably healthy for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Generally speaking, […]

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