Sugar, sugar, sugar...sweet, sweet, sweet...it's just human nature to love it. In fact believe it or not even studies show young babies and infants have a preference for sweet tastes. So how can we help it, right? But when it comes to having sweets I'm not a sugar advocate at … [Read more...] about Best Sweetener For Diabetics
When it comes to type 2 diabetes we hear lots of things, myths, and stories, and often don't know what to believe. Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we bust myths and cut through the confusion so you have the facts!One of my favorite diabetes books is 'The Blood Sugar Solution' written … [Read more...] about Is Diabetes Reversible? Let’s Bust Some Myths
Reader question: What about diet coke? I love it but I am concerned about drinking it because I have type 2 diabetes.Before we dig into this question let’s take a look at the ingredients in diet coke and coke zero because they are pretty much the same thing. Diet Coke … [Read more...] about Diet Coke and Diabetes. Yes or No?
One major missing component from the modern western diet is fiber and I don’t think we realize just how important dietary fiber really is. And believe it or not fiber and diabetes do have a very close relationship. If we take ourselves back to our paleolithic ancestors and even … [Read more...] about Fiber and Diabetes
Artificial sweeteners can now be found in thousands of products from ‘diet’ sodas, to ‘diet’ foods, to no sugar, low sugar, desserts, yogurts, chewing gum, and even some low fat products.One of the proposed benefits of using artificial sweeteners is they help to lower your … [Read more...] about Are Artificial Sweeteners Bad For Diabetes?
Reader question: Can cinnamon lower blood sugar?The short answer is Yes. In fact studies have shown several benefits of consuming cinnamon including:Decreased oxidative stress Improved blood lipids (cholesterol) Improved blood glucose Improved insulin … [Read more...] about Can Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar?