In a previous post, I talked about simple carbohydrates. The short of it is that a simple carbohydrate is a short chain of sugar that doesn’t require digestive processing. This means it uptakes into the bloodstream quickly and can cause higher spikes in blood sugar compared to … [Read more...] about What Is A Complex Carbohydrate?
Despite commonly held assumptions, eggs are actually one of the very best foods you can have on your menu. They are jam packed with vitamins and minerals and contain good quality protein that helps satiate your appetite. In fact, did you know that eggs are the gold standard for … [Read more...] about Mixed Veggie Egg Scramble
When it comes to thinking of healthy snacks, do you get stuck in your tracks or have difficulty coming up with ideas? Trust me you are not alone, heaps of people comment on the difficulty of coming up with snack ideas. This isn’t good because when we need a quick snack and can’t … [Read more...] about Diabetic Snack List [Printable]
When it comes to carbohydrates it can be confusing, right? You might have heard of complex carbs, that sugar is a carb, and glucose...is that the same as sugar, and what is a simple carbohydrate exactly? Yep, the carbohydrate category of foods is the most difficult one to get … [Read more...] about What Is A Simple Carbohydrate?
I was over having a conversation on Facebook the other day and it came to my attention that many people struggle with eating breakfast. If you have diabetes it's not ideal to skip breakfast because even if you don't eat blood sugar will rise. So the very act of eating breakfast … [Read more...] about Low Carb Diabetic Breakfast Smoothie
Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we've discovered that a low carb diet works very well to control diabetes and feel great every day. So in this post we've created a cool infographic (please share it around). Plus, we've got 4 basic low carb guidelines to read about, and we've also … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes Low Carb Diet Guidelines