When was the last time you recall eating 1/3-1/2 cup of pasta (picture half a tennis ball)? Or picture a steak. Ok, got it? It’s the size of a deck of cards right??? Admittedly mine wasn’t.And even when I order the smallest scoop I can from an ice cream shop, I’m sure it’s … [Read more...] about Portion Distortion? Let’s Talk Portion Size for Diabetes
First things first. Exercise is something EVERYBODY should be doing! In the same way that a person shouldn’t only eat a healthy diet when they have diabetes, a person shouldn’t only exercise if they are trying to lose weight or have chronic disease. Just as a home, a car, or … [Read more...] about Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise
Like most green leafy vegetables, kale packs a punch when it comes to nutritional quality - providing you with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Surprisingly, you can make crispy chips out of kale to substitute your crispy chip cravings. Best of all, these are super … [Read more...] about Crispy Kale Chips
Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we encourage a lower carb diet because research shows it works for reducing blood sugar, A1C, weight and cholesterol. But, many of our readers who may either be new, or not as well educated as others have some objections and concerns. We get comments … [Read more...] about Is a Low Carb Diet Healthy?
There's loads of information hidden away in the archives on this site and we often get repeat questions about certain types of foods - pasta, bread, fruit, sweeteners and so forth.So we've put together this round up of the best diabetic foods options across a variety of topics. … [Read more...] about 7 Best Diabetic Foods Options
It's often recommended that type 2 diabetics avoid starchy foods like rice, bread, pasta, and potatoes. But some foods like carrots, pumpkin, and beets are considered starches too, so are they safe for someone with type 2 diabetes to eat or not? Well, let's dig in and explore … [Read more...] about Carrots and Diabetes