Condiments: How To Include Them In Your Diabetes Meal Plan

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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

Closing the Diabetes Disparities Gap

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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

Tasty Yogurt Recipes

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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

California Avocado Hummus

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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