Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Living With Diabetes Secrets

Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

See Another Category:
go
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.

15

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Avocados curb Appetite

Avocados curb Appetite...reserchers from The Department of Nutrition at Loma Linda University found that eating 1/2 avocade can slash you appetite 40% They also explain an avocado has 12 grams of fiber and have super healthy fats that can kill cravings....they also stated improved insulin sensitivity after daily intake of 30 g of mixed nuts.

Good for Diabetics and Dieters alike..try avocado toast, in tacos, salads, as a dip...1/2 Avocado topped with a soft boiled egg...it's yummy!

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 4/15/2014 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments

26

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

No Pretzels For Diabetics and Dieters

Pretzels have white refined carbs that do a number on your blood sugar so for diabetics this is trouble. STAY AWAY FROM PRETZELS, please.

Dieters: Pretzels are loaded with salt not to mention the carbs and raise blood pressure. They make you retain water weight...just stop eating pretzels, please.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 6/27/2011 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment

2

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Peanut Butter is Heart Healthy

The British Journal of Nutrition found those who ate peanut butter for breakfast had a smaller rise in blood sugar than a control group not given the PB. They said...PB reduces blood sugar jumps by slowing the bod's absorption of carbs. Portion control is the key. It is heart healthy and does not have artery clogging fats. Enjoy A slater on apple slices for breackfast..try Skippy's new Dark Chocolate PB for a treat....go for it.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 4/23/2014 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments

1

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar

Strawberries with a high quality balsamic vinegar....splash them.Strawberries are good for diabetics, as they help stabilize the level of blood glucose been associated with inhibiting the production of cholesterol in the liver...and reducing heart disease...vinegar may mimic the effects of both Acrabose and Metformin which are two of the commonly prescribed medications for diabetics says Carol Johnston, Ph.D., As reported by WebMD

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 4/24/2014 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments

11

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Helping The Snacking Temptation

Sugar snap peas can be steamed, pureed or chopped up and added to salads, stir-fry, even a small serving of pasta. If you are looking to improve your health, sugar snap peas are good options to include in your diet....They are good to help control cholesterol and blood-glucose levels...they have 35 calories per 3-ounce serving, which is about 1 cup. They are high in vitamins and the fiber will help keep you feeling full and reduce your temptation to snack between meals.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 3/23/2014 in Living With Diabetes | 4 Comments

16

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Are you a tomato fan?

Are you a tomato fan? Cherry Tomatoes are perfect for guilt-free nibbling. You can enjoy a snack of 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes for just 13 calories and 2 grams of carb.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 11/13/2013 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment

19

Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Are You In Denial About Wheat? Switch to Rye & Feel Less Hungry

Dr Mark Hyman Says :We are ALL allergic to wheat with the reaction that it makes us fat. It contains a Super Starch -- amylopectin A that is super fattening. It also contains a form of Super Gluten that is super-inflammatory& It contains forms of a Super Drug that is super-addictive and makes you crave and eat more. Switch to Rye bread, the best kind of bread to use,as sugars in rye flour are absorbed into your bloodstream much more slowly

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 6/27/2012 in Living With Diabetes | 2 Comments
Page: (1 total)  
           RSS Feed: Living With Diabetes Secrets RSS Feed