When it comes to blood sugar levels, the numbers always seem to confuse people. So we're here today to cover a whole range of reader questions that have come in. If you have questions of your own, join the discussion - please feel free to leave your comments at the bottom. … [Read more...] about DISCUSSION: Blood Sugar Levels and Type 2 Diabetes
Vitamin B12, also known as “cobalamin,” is a water-soluble essential nutrient required in our diet. When a nutrient is essential, it means the body cannot produce it internally so it must come from food we eat or supplemental form. If you have type 2 diabetes, you could be at … [Read more...] about Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes: Are you at risk?
Whether you’re a coffee drinker or not, you’re surely aware of this very popular beverage enjoyed by millions of people around the globe. Produced by brewing coffee beans, this caffeinated beverage traces it’s roots back to at least the 15th century in Arabia. At present, it is … [Read more...] about Coffee and Diabetes: Your Need to Know Facts
While I discussed the more common “milk kefir in a previous post, we're here today to talk about water kefir and diabetes. Water kefir, also called “tibicos,” is a different type of probiotic beverage with a multitude of reported health benefits. Let's take a closer … [Read more...] about Water Kefir and Diabetes
Whether you’re from the North and call it “Pop,” from the Midwest/South and call it “Soda,” or from Texas can call it “Coke (even if you’re referring to a different brand which confuses the rest of us!),” this bubbly, fizzy stuff is everywhere. And when it comes to soft drinks … [Read more...] about The Naked Truth About Soft Drinks and Diabetes (and Diet Sodas too)
Odds are you’ve heard of xylitol. Most commonly touted for it’s benefits in dental health, xylitol is also purported to be a sugar substitute, providing all the sweet taste of sugar without the negative side effects. While some of this is true, there are some important facts … [Read more...] about Myths and Truths about Xylitol and Diabetes