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?
Do you visit websites looking for information only to find a whole lot of rubbish and not much practical information? For example, when I decided to write this post I searched the web for 'How to lower a1c' and I found articles like this that give you 10 pages of seemingly … [Read more...] about How To Reduce A1C
I was involved in a discussion over in a Facebook group recently and someone posted: What one tip would you give someone who is newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes?So I thought it would make a perfect post right here, sharing many of their tips. So that means these tips I've … [Read more...] about Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes? Tips To Help You Out
How Does Vinegar Help? Vinegar helps:Reduce post meal blood sugar levels Increase post meal satiety (your feeling of fullness) Improves insulin sensitivity Improves insulin responseHow Does Vinegar Help Lower Blood Sugar Levels? Researchers still aren’t exactly clear … [Read more...] about Does Vinegar Lower Blood Sugar?
We love answering reader questions so if you ever have one yourself, please send it in :) Todays question:I was wondering if a 120 blood sugar level is too high?For those measuring blood sugar in mmol, 120 is equal to 6.6 mmol/l.So let's look at a blood sugar chart, … [Read more...] about Is 6.6/ 120 Blood Sugar Level Too High?