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
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
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
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
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 just found this site yesterday and thought it looked fun. I am 56, married to a wonderful man for 31 years. My story is the same as most of you as far as the yoyo dieting.
My mom has been trying to encourage me to walk and eat better for years... Read more
524 I'm a mother of 4 going through a divorce. It's time to start a new chapter in my life and rediscover myself and what I'm capable of. The problem is I LOVE sweets 494 . I do love to exercise (especially anything outdoors 256 ) and I love eat... Read more
I am just starting my weight loss journey. I do okay with cardio but I LOOVEE weights. If I focus more on weight training, what would be a recommended diet? I'm a 20yr old female trying to lose a lot of weight. 120lbs!... Read more
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
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 it’s sweetness is almost identical - spoon for spoon – to sugar. It may have a laxative effect – start slo... Read more
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 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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I thought I had found a mini-nirvana with the crunchy peanut butter ThinkThin bars that include zero sugar but do include sugar alcohol. As it turns out, the sugar alcohol can be considered to be an additive or artificial sugar (and I don't do arti... Read more
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