I know refined sugars are not the healthiest. However in our goals for healthier eating we have to progress.
I love my oatmeal but have a hard time eating it plain. I usually add a few teaspoons of honey or brown sugar. So to avoid doing that I now use a sweetened food to sweeten. Instead of honey, I add a little orange juice, mandarine oranges, fruit yogurt. etc.
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Many people are not aware that simply cutting your salt intake can cause you to lessen your sugar cravings.Canned vegetables have sodium, bottled salad dressings have high sodium content.Make your own vinegar and oil dressing. Cereal contains as much as 1,000 mg of sodium a serving. Keep in mind that even a mild dehydration will cause your body to crave for both salt and sugar. Drink lots of water.
Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of water, up your fiber intake to 50MG, eat lots of fruits and veggies a & avoid red meat, dairy, refined oils, refined flour, processed foods, refined sugars, white rice, white bread,ice-creams, pasta, macaroni, biscuits, tortillas,
The relation between blood sugar and bowel congestion is being studied by the medical experts.Dehydration is one of the causes of constipation.
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