Morning blood sugar levels. It's a topic we always get questions around. Namely, why on earth are my morning levels so HIGH when I've eaten nothing since yesterday. Surely they are meant to be their lowest first thing in the morning? While it's easy to assume that this would … [Read more...] about The Dawn Phenomenon and Somogi Effect in Diabetes
If you have type 2 diabetes, there's one food you want to avoid at all costs - fructose. Consumption of fructose has been linked to increased weight gain, higher triglyceride levels (cholesterol), high blood pressure, insulin resistance, higher small dense LDL cholesterol and … [Read more...] about The Dark Nasty Truth about Fructose and Type 2 Diabetes
Non starchy vegetables should be the star of your diabetic diet - because they are the main type of carbohydrates you should be eating. So every meal should be loaded with a good portion of vegetables. But eating vegetables doesn't mean being stuck eating boring, drab boiled … [Read more...] about 8 Mouthwatering Low Carb Diabetic Vegetable Recipes
Believe me, there is great power in the food you eat. It can heal or it can harm. And if you have the choice, I hope you'll use it to heal yourself. We've covered the top 10 foods to avoid over here. Now let's cover the top 10 best foods to eat as a type 2 diabetic — the … [Read more...] about Top 10 Best Foods to Eat for Type 2 Diabetes
One of the complaints we hear a lot are around two foods that majority of us have grown up on as staple foods - bread and potatoes. As a diabetic, these foods are high in carbohydrates and won't help you manage blood sugar and A1C. Being that we encourage a low carb diet … [Read more...] about Shocking Motivational Reasons to Avoid Bread and Potatoes as a Diabetic
Agave is a plant native to regions with hot climates such as Mexico, the Southwestern U.S., and some areas of South America. Like the aloe vera plant, agave is a succulent, which holds a “sap” or “juice” in the center that can be extracted and eaten. We most often see agave … [Read more...] about Agave and Diabetes: Another Nutrition Myth Busted!