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Heathly snacks for diabetics

Healthy Snacks for diabetics

Healthy Snacks for diabetics

Indulge in Healthy Snacks to Manage Your Diabetes Being diabetic means that you have to be very careful about the foods and snacks you eat. After all, to keep your blood sugar levels under control you can’t eat just anything. You have to carefully count your carbohydrates (carbs) to prevent your glucose levels from spiking

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Berries, berries, berries – Nature’s sweetest antioxidants

Blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries may be summer’s best nutrition and taste sensations. They’re among the foods with the highest content of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other disease-fighting compounds. Enjoy them fresh for a terrific grab-and-go snack or simple dessert. Yogurt and cereal are great with fresh berries on top, and salsas made with berries

The Average American Diet Plan Unmasked

A 2011 Consumer Reports survey asked over 3000 subscribers about their dieting habits, successes and failures. While many of the survey results are unlikely to surprise anyone who has considered losing weight, others might be unexpectedly helpful. Regardless of whether a prospective dieter finds America’s dieting practices astounding or obvious, merely knowing they are not

Overweight Diet Beverage Drinkers Should Watch Food Intake

Over the past few decades, soft drink companies have released more and more sugar-free or low-calorie products. Demand for diet beverages continues to climb, leading some researches to wonder whether drinking the diet soft drinks rather that the full-sugar versions make a difference in the waist-line of American consumers. Researchers recently published a study in

Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Diet

If you have tried every diet in the book and are still struggling to lose those pounds, you may want to look at the company you keep. According to researchers in England, people that are actively dieting are more likely to cheat when they are hanging around friends and colleagues that are not dieting. Apparently,

Top Ten Low-Carb Veggies

When you start a diet, you might wonder which low-carb veggies are the best. We know that carbohydrates, in moderation, play a pivotal role in maintaining a balanced diet by providing your body with energy. However, you want to be conscious about your carb consumption in order to lose weight. For that reason, it is

Become a freekeh fan

Freekeh (pronounced “free-kah”) is an ancient grain, enjoyed for centuries in countries such as Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt. Now freekeh is gaining popularity in America. Want to join the freekeh fan club? Here’s what you need to know. Freekeh is made from young wheat and has a smoky, nutty flavor and a firm, chewy

The 3-P approach to eating right on a budget

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to eat nutritiously if you’re smart about planning, purchasing, and preparing your food. Plan Plan meals and snacks for a week, taking into account how much money you have to spend on food. Make a grocery list. Check for sales and coupons in your

21 ways to eat healthier (and save money, too)

As much as possible, buy in season produce. Examples: asparagus in spring, zucchini in summer, pears in fall, and leafy green’s in winter. Buy only as much fresh produce as you will use within four or so days. After that, the nutritional value decreases. Choose canned or frozen fruits and vegetables when fresh is too

All hail, Kale!

If you’re looking for an alternative to cabbage, you may want to check out its leafy-green cousin, kale. The versatile cruciferous (“kroo-sif-er-us”) vegetable offers a host of health benefits. Eating kale may help reduce risks of certain cancers, such as cancers of the bladder, breast, colon, ovary, and prostate. Steamed kale has also been shown

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