You might be familiar with alternative sugars like stevia and splenda, but tagatose is a sugar substitute you might not have heard of. Or if you have heard of it, you may be wondering whether it's a good match for people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Since we've had a … [Read more...] about Tagatose Sugar Substitute: Is It Safe for Diabetics?
Maple syrup is a popular sweetener that's commonly eaten with breakfast foods like pancakes and waffles. It's produced by draining the sap of specific breeds of trees like the sugar maple and the black maple. These trees are indigenous to Canada and northern regions of the … [Read more...] about Maple Syrup and Diabetes: Common Misconceptions and Facts
As a diabetic you may already be aware that consuming sugar will do no favors for your A1C or blood sugar levels. But when it comes to the world of sweeteners, there seems to be so many choices, so which one is safe to eat? That is a very good question. Because although … [Read more...] about All About Erythritol Sweetener and Type 2 Diabetes
Have you heard that monk fruit extract might be a good sweetener for type 2 diabetes? As it turns out, it actually is. So let's learn more about it. What is Monk Fruit Extract? Monk fruit is a small melon that naturally grows in Asian regions like southern China and northern … [Read more...] about Monk Fruit Extract and Type 2 Diabetes: Is It A Good Sweetener Alternative?
From juice to cider to all-American apple pie, apples can be found in many delicious (and popular) dishes. Over the years you've probably even heard the saying: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." While apples are generally a healthy food, when you're a type 2 diabetic, the … [Read more...] about Are Apples Good for Type 2 Diabetics?
Protein is a much needed nutrient that makes up the structure of your entire body. But when it comes to type 2 diabetes, you may be wondering if you need to alter your protein intake. The short answer is, in most cases, no: just include a good quality protein source at every … [Read more...] about Protein Intake and Diabetes