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Blood Sugar Values Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sugar Values.

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Sick Day Tips for People with Diabetes

When you have diabetes, managing your blood sugar while you are sick or injured can be challenging. Any illness or injury—like a cold, the flu, a sprained ankle, a pulled tooth, or major surgery—can wreak havoc on your blood sugar control...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

VIDEO: Sugar Shockers! How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

In this short video, Coach Nicole shows you how much added sugar is hiding in your favorite foods—and how you can cut back. For more information about hidden sugars in foods, check out this helpful resource from the USDA. Help us Spr...  Read more

Chronic Stress: Something to Worry About!

Stress. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends, and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness.  But do we do anything about it?  Most of us think that stress is an inevitable for people who live productive, f...  Read more

Sugar from sweets VS sugar from fruit
Updated 8/13/2014 7:55:17 AM

I know this topic has been brought up before, and I know sugar from fruit is a better option than sugar from baked goods and sweets, etc. I have a scenario for you all that I'm kind of cuirous about. Last night, I ate some pumpkin roll. It was f...  Read more

Sugar must really be an addiction
Updated 8/15/2014 5:56:51 PM

Last week I was at a meeting and at lunch they had the best salad with charbroiled chicken breasts, but followed it up with frosted brownies. I went ahead and had one, didn't taste all that good, so on with the meeting. On the way home, 2 hours later...  Read more

What is the Ideal amount of Protein/Carbs/Sugar ??
Updated 8/10/2014 7:46:25 PM

Im getting everything in place to start my journey monday... I dont have a lot of weight to lose (( maybe 15lbs)) but i need to gain muscle... What is the ideal amount daily of protein/carbs and sugars? Also do you work out before or after you e...  Read more

Sugar addiction
Updated 8/12/2014 3:34:25 PM

I know I have an sugar/carb addiction and it is my number one barrier to losing weight. I think about making changes to be healthier and lose weight every day, many times. I am ready to make changes, but I feel powerless to my cravings and addictio...  Read more

sugar
Updated 7/26/2014 12:24:32 PM

I have decided that I am consuming way too much sugar. I know that one of the best ways to eliminate sugar is to just not have it in my home. I have gone thru my frig, freezer and cabbards and either thrown out or given away any foods with 4 or mor...  Read more

It"s All About Tracking

Losing weight for me has been a life style. I lose and then I gain. I have discovered that the best way for me to lose weight and feel successful is to commit to tracking my food, exercise, and blood sugar values. This is the first time I have done a...  Read more

Some things to help lower blood sugar

Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar.Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes hav...  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

You Asked: What is the Difference between Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Carbohydrates?

Simple carbohydrates are composed of one or two sugar units that are broken down and digested quickly, which can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and craving more sugar shortly after you’ve eaten. Recent research has shown that certain simple c...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more