Juicing - both fruit juice and vegetable juice - is a popular health trend that claims to offer valuable benefits. After all, you're running whole fruits and vegetables through a juice machine. This liquefies the produce and removes most of the pulp and fiber, creating a smooth … [Read more...] about Can You Drink Vegetable Juice with Type 2 Diabetes?
Unless you come from another planet, you’ve probably encountered energy drinks and sports drinks at some point in your life. Once upon a time, you may have regularly pounded back a Red Bull every morning. Or maybe you'd indulge in the occasional Gatorade after an intense sports … [Read more...] about Are Sports Drinks and Energy Drinks Good Beverages for Type 2 Diabetics?
If you have diabetes you may be thinking quitting your regular Coke and opting for Coke Zero is going to do you a big favor. After all, it's sugar free and therefore healthier, right? Wrong! Once you read this, you'll understand that the scientific research shows quite the … [Read more...] about What Everyone Must Know About Coke Zero and Diabetes
Here at Diabetes Meal Plans, we encourage a lower carb diet - because science shows it works. That means high carb starches like pasta are out of the picture. But that doesn't mean you have to miss out on pasta-like dishes because there are a range of low carb pasta options … [Read more...] about 5 Delicious Low Carb Diabetic “Pasta” Recipes
Have you ever been told to stay away from “starches?” When you hear the words “starch and diabetes” mentioned what do you think of? Potatoes? Rice? Bread? Starch is one of those things that some people feel confident to can identify, but in general they have trouble defining or … [Read more...] about Why Starch is a Major Obstacle with Diabetes
The info I'm about to share was triggered by a comment left by Jim. He said: "One of the things that has confused me since being diagnosed Type2 is blood sugar and A1C." Of course I realized that many people are in the same boat, wondering, what on earth is the difference … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Hemoglobin A1c and Blood Sugar?