When it comes to weight loss, or even just maintaining a healthy weight, 1500-1700 calories does seem to be the sweet spot for most. Of course, if you're a very active person it could be more. If you decrease your calories too much, say to 1200 calories, your body goes into … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetic 1500 Calorie Meal Plan (2 Day Sample)
I've always had an affinity toward growing a vegetable garden. Over the years I've always had a small patch or a few pots of something growing. Since moving 7 years ago, growing a vegetable garden was a thought but for some reason or another we just never got around to doing … [Read more...] about Getting Started with Growing a Vegetable Garden
It’s estimated that more than 50% of people with diabetes take supplements. You’ve probably heard of many supplemental options that seem too good to be true. Cinnamon can cure diabetes, protein drinks can help cut calories, green coffee extract can burn fat - yes, there's a lot … [Read more...] about The Low Down on Diabetic Weight Loss Supplements
Carbs, carbs, carbs - the biggest problem of our reality. If you're diabetic, the issue of carbs is in managing blood glucose and A1C. If you're not diabetic, too many carbs could be a contributing factor toward getting diabetes, not to mention too many carbs packs on the … [Read more...] about The Easy Way To Control and Reduce Carb Intake
Weight loss and diabetes go hand in hand for many people. Here's some stats we've collected from our subscribers who've taken our new reader survey: As you can see, lots of people need (and want) to lose weight - of varying amounts. Not one of our subscribers yet? … [Read more...] about 10 Popular Diabetes Weight Loss Questions
If you define cure as it’s most commonly understood: "a healing or remedy by which health is restored,” then in all accuracy, weight loss is not a "cure" for type 2 diabetes. That is, there is no remedy that will resolve the disease itself. However, while diabetes is not … [Read more...] about Can Weight Loss Cure Type 2 Diabetes?