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Blood Sugar Alcohol Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sugar Alcohol.

Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Party Food

Birthday parties, holidays and other social events provide ample opportunity to relax and have a great time with friends and family. Attending a party when you're trying to lose weight is hard enough; for many people with diabetes, an invitation...  Read more

Triglycerides and Your Health

If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Started a 30 day sugar free challenge (no addition
Updated 10/6/2015 1:42:42 AM

Started a 30 day sugar free challenge (no additional sugar -fruit and dairy are acceptable). Hoping to get rid of the addictive hold of sugar in my life....  Read more

I am a sugar addict!! I need help! How do you quit
Updated 10/5/2015 3:34:38 PM

I am a sugar addict!! I need help! How do you quit eating 4lbs. Of sugar every 3-4 days?(and that's just in my coffee) I want to use a sugar replacement that is not so harmful to my health,or high in calories. Any suggestions?...  Read more

I am going to start grain/sugar/dairy free diet to
Updated 10/4/2015 10:10:12 PM

I am going to start grain/sugar/dairy free diet tomorrow wish me luck. Tomorrow I am going to walk for 30 min....  Read more

started a low carb no sugar diet this week. Been
Updated 10/4/2015 3:26:02 PM

started a low carb no sugar diet this week. Been feeling good till this afternoon. Feeling weak, could this be a type of detox symptom?...  Read more

I had my annual check-up this week and my blood s
Updated 10/3/2015 11:54:44 AM

I had my annual check-up this week and my blood sugar levels are in the pre-diabetic range. Hopefully, this is the wake-up call I need to get serious about my eating and exercise habits. I certainly don't want to end up with full-blown diabetes!!...  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

7 Tips for Controlling Your Hungerís On and Off Switches

Simon & Schuster authors Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. shared this guest blog post, which offers tips on keeping your hunger in check. From You: On a Diet: Duct tape over your mouth isnít how your body regulates food intake. Your bod...  Read more

Is Your Exercise Routine Turning Into a Headache?

Do you ever finish a fast run or a terrific tennis match with a wonderful exercise high just to have it diminished by a headache? Exercise headaches occur, just as the name suggests, during or after strenuous and sustained exercise. Activities such...  Read more