If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a common complication of diabetes. In fact, the majority of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will experience hypoglycemia at one time or another—even if their diabetes is well controlled. Hypoglycemia c... Read more
I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ... Read more
Sticking with a healthy eating plan is hard work. There is no way around that, but for many it means giving up the foods that they love the most. But, you don’t have to do that! If you are limiting yourself so much that healthy eating becomes m... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
I totally blew it last night! Learning to eat right for me is so hard, it has stemmed around my time of the month. I just want to eat the pain away. I don't feel like exercising and all I want is chocolate. Help!... Read more
I recently was on Prednisone and eating more than normal. Junk food crazy! Need to get back on track. I refuse to weigh myself because of the steriods. I tend to always gain and don't want the disappointment. HELP... Read more
Nice! I've really taken to eating salads since I started my lifestyle change as they're great for veggies and actually relatively fast to make, they're a go-to for someone with a busy schedule. I'm going to borrow your salad idea though-sounds good!... Read more
I've been sticking to my gunz.Eating healthy & exercising daily.But I have this strong craving for (fried)shrimp& (cheesy)grits.So can someone plz teach me,different ways,of making a more healthier version.... Read more
I am addicted to ice cream and was falling back into my old habit of going out at night and buying an avalanche which is ice cream with reeses peanut butter cups chopped.A team I belong to challenged us to do something for 3 weeks. I chose quit eati... Read more
Raise your hand if you think that sugar is bad for your health. Now keep your hand up if you try to avoid foods with added sugars. I’m guessing most still have their hands up (at least I would hope so). Here's one more question. Keep your h... Read more
Most days, right around 3 or 4 o'clock, they spring up out of nowhere. Others are surprised by them at night, usually in the few hours before bed. They come without warning and you can't really explain why they're there. Sugar cravings&md... Read more
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