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Is Alcohol A Sugar Resources

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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

The Stress Test

In today’s society, most of us can’t avoid stress. But we can learn to behave in ways that lesson its effects. Researchers have identified a number of factors that affect one’s vulnerability to stress- among them are eating and slee...  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

I have the same problem when I am grocery shopping

I have the same problem when I am grocery shopping. I usually just push the cart with my other hand until it gets too heavy. lol I like Activegrandmap's idea, though. :-)...  Read more

Got a Fitbit scale and I am 40.4% body fat... 5' 1
Updated 9/30/2015 5:12:28 PM

Got a Fitbit scale and I am 40.4% body fat... 5' 11" and weigh 203. Don't fall into the TRAP of letting numbers dictate or warrant your mood. Get up, get moving and LIVE. The greatest gains come from the HARDEST journey!...  Read more

Hi. My name is Sutah. I am in day 4 of the challen
Updated 9/30/2015 3:52:35 PM

Hi. My name is Sutah. I am in day 4 of the challenge AND no alcohol. So there's that. I am a seasoned marathoner that can't lose weight so I gave up alcohol. Seems to make a difference; losing some weight. Very happy about that and to be here....  Read more

Well this is week 3 and I am in a lot of lower bac
Updated 9/30/2015 4:27:59 PM

Well this is week 3 and I am in a lot of lower back and legs nerve pain. Jut burning like bee stings most of the day. My meds are not helping much and I am at that end of the road in that category. I got caught up eating junk but stopped good to go....  Read more

Hi! I am looking for someone like me to stay moti
Updated 10/4/2015 2:30:18 AM

Hi! I am looking for someone like me to stay motivated with! I am a 47 year old single mom looking to lose 30 lbs., now at 187 lbs. Dating again is fun and I want to be even hotter and more confident....  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

Sugar Substitute - taste bud approved!

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol. It is approved as a dental supplement, helping to prevent cavities. It has about 1/3 of the calories of sugar and its sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon to sugar. It may have a laxative effect start slo...  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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