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Alcohol And Sugar Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Alcohol And Sugar.

Eating with Diabetes: Alcoholic Beverages

Since you've been diagnosed with diabetes, you have hopefully started learning how various foods and beverages affect your blood sugar. But what about alcohol? How does it affect your blood sugar and how do you account for it when planning meals...  Read more

What Are Sugar Alcohols?

If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as...  Read more

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l...  Read more

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Your body breaks down the food you eat into a type of sugar called glucose. After you eat a meal or snack, that glucose makes its way into the bloodstream, causing the level of sugar in your blood to increase. Your pancreas responds by releasing the...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h...  Read more

Where can I list my blood sugars. I can't find on
Updated 10/1/2015 5:41:50 PM

Where can I list my blood sugars. I can't find on this new app?...  Read more

How many grams of Sugar do you shoot for in snack?
Updated 9/29/2015 4:03:29 PM

When choosing a snack (besides fruit) How many Grams of sugar is your limit? (For those trying to lose weight) I am not diabetic, but I have heard some different guidelines, and I was wondering what sparkers look for. ...  Read more

Ok started day 1 of 21 days without sugar...feelin
Updated 9/29/2015 7:06:02 PM

Ok started day 1 of 21 days without sugar...feeling withdrawal. Sugar has powerful pull but not victory 😊...  Read more

Sugar? Has anyone experienced other side effects f
Updated 9/26/2015 3:50:12 PM

Sugar? Has anyone experienced other side effects from sugar. (besides the common weight gain, acne, and fateige)...  Read more

Worked out 5 days this week-No alcohol- tracked al
Updated 9/26/2015 2:04:26 PM

Worked out 5 days this week-No alcohol- tracked all food- cut carbs- drank TONS of water and gained...feeling defeated...  Read more

stop cravings dead in their tracks!!

I learned that the amino acid L-glutamine will stop cravings for sugar, carbs and alcohol. Just take 500-1000mg 3 times a day and watch the cravings disappear. I kicked my alcohol and sugar addiction with this aid. I have been off both for almost...  Read more

Blood Sugar Rises to Fight An Illiness

Diuretics used for high blood pressure, water pills, can also raise blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Some anti-depressants may raise or lower blood sugar.Your blood sugar rises as your body works to fight off an illness. Drink water and other...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

The Cost of a Cocktail: Up to 18 Pounds a Year

The wassailers arrived on stage during the local production of the Boar’s Head Yule Log Festival.  Their voices boomed, yet blended beautifully.Here we come a-wassailingAmong the leaves so green;Here we come a-wand'ringSo fair to be se...  Read more

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