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?
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
Reader question: Can I have any kind of fruit to eat? If you have a question, you can submit it over here or leave a comment on any of our posts and we can chat about it :) For now we are going to dig into the topic of fruit because it is something that comes up quite a … [Read more...] about Best Fruit For Diabetes Type 2