Many people are concerned about getting high cholesterol levels on a low carb diet. After all, we’ve all become accustomed to hearing that we should cut down on eating fat to lower cholesterol, not the opposite. So of course, since the low carb diet increases fat intake, it … [Read more...] about High Cholesterol Levels on a Low Carb Diet
You may have come across the term ‘diabetic dyslipidemia’ at the doctor’s office or when browsing the web. Diabetic dyslipidemia is a term that refers to alteration of blood lipids, or in other words, changes to your cholesterol levels. In people with type 2 diabetes, … [Read more...] about Diabetic Dyslipidemia: How Metabolism Changes Cholesterol in Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes
If you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, you may be thinking wheat fits into your diet, especially if you choose whole grain wheat bread and eat whole grain wheat crackers. However, you'll soon be surprised to learn that there's more to the wheat story than meets the eye. And … [Read more...] about Wheat and Diabetes
Diabetes and bread... So many questions come up about good 'ol bread. And not surprisingly because it's a staple food that we've all grown up on. Toast for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch, a side of bread for dinner, it's a pretty common practice right? But if you're diabetic, … [Read more...] about What kind of bread is best for diabetics?
When it comes to flours, making the right choice is very important to blood sugar control. So we've gathered some great info here for you to use in your diabetes friendly kitchen and menu preparations.Are Grains & Flour Really Good For Fiber? We've often been told that … [Read more...] about Best Flour To Use If You’re Diabetic?
Flaxseeds may be a beneficial dietary supplement for managing diabetes or prediabetes. More specifically, in helping reduce insulin resistance, improve cholesterol and decrease belly fat. Yes, although these tiny seeds may be small in size, research shows the health benefits of … [Read more...] about Flaxseed for Diabetes and Prediabetes