When it comes to food and diabetes, most people think bland and boring. Those little extras like salad dressing, ketchup, mayo, mustard, relish and salsa that make our taste buds dance are mistakenly banned from the diet. It’s true if you’re not careful and using them mindlessly; those little flavor enhancers can bankrupt your calorie, … Read More
When it comes to diabetes in the United States, minority populations are hardest hit. African Americans and Hispanics are almost twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with diabetes by a physician, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health and national examination surveys. African American and … Read More
In recent headlines, eggs have been receiving more attention. From their health benefits to possible health risk, information about eggs is everywhere—with this information also comes some confusion. Are Are eggs healthy to eat? How much? How often? What type is best to buy? What does the label mean? Click here to read the April … Read More
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, local or international, when you have diabetes it’s important to plan ahead. Click here to read my tips for a safe and hassle free trip.
Only 41 calories, 0 fat, and 11 carbs per 1/2 cup serving.
There is an emerging body of evidence that yogurt and other dairy products may help you reduce your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity as well as type 2 diabetes. And if you already have diabetes, recent research shows that eating yogurt is associated with healthy levels of circulating glucose (blood sugar) within … Read More
Ingredients: 1 cup whole natural almonds, roasted* 1/8 tsp. salt 3 tbs. almond or vegetable oil Preparation: In food processor with metal blade in place, grind almonds and salt until fine. While the food processor is running, slowly add oil in a steady stream until mixture is spreadable. *To roast almonds, spread on an … Read More
Preparation: 10 min, Cook Time: 0 min Recipe Provided By the California Avocado Commission Fresh California Avocado Hummus is simple to prepare, creamy and a delicious change from classic hummus recipes. Ingredients: 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded 1 (15-oz. can) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 large clove garlic, minced … Read More