Posts Tagged ‘healthy’

Many diets take time to read fast food nutrition facts—but these reports of calories, carbs, fats, and sodium don’t really tell you the whole picture. Here are healthy choices at various kinds of restaurants that can help you hold down the calories even if you don’t have a chart of […]

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 […]

A number of recent clinical research trials are creating a growing body of evidence that cinnamon helps diabetes control blood sugars. In diabetics who take no medication at all, taking three 1,000 mg capsules of cinnamon every day for a month typically: Lowers fasting blood sugars by 18 to 29 […]

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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