Diabetes Health in The News: Junk Food Restrictions Could Lead to Healthier Eating

  Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! A new study has found that restricting sugar-sweetened treat and soda purchases could improve American diets, and it is believed that these results could benefit people on government-funded food programs. Over a 12-week trial period, a food assistance program was created for low-income adults. Participants were divided into four groups – some

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Diabetes Health Type 1: These Simple Tips Helped Me Lose Weight

People keep asking me questions about my weight. “Whose diet are you doing?” my co-workers inquired. “Wow, you lost weight. I really like the new you” said a customer at work. “You look great. I don’t think you need to lose any more weight” remarked a sweet friend. It seems that people have noticed my 22lb weight loss, and they all want to know how

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Diabetes Health Type 2: Setting Diabetes Goals

A big part of managing your diabetes revolves around goal setting. Whether it be sticking to a healthier diet, staying on track with an exercise routine, or cutting back on carbs; everything must start with a goal. It’s almost impossible to quit something cold turkey without a “weaning off” period. It is often during this weaning period that we fly high or crash and burn

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Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes: Sweet Alternatives

It can be hard to safely satisfy a sugar craving when you have Type II diabetes. Most of the options on the market are packed full of added sugar or other non-diabetic friendly ingredients, but if you do your homework and scour store shelves, you can find healthy snacks that not only satisfy the craving for something sweet, but also give you a daily serving

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Type 1 Diabetes: Mexi-Chicken & Roasted Red Pepper Low-Carb Soup

This soup includes cauliflower instead of potatoes which help give it a nice thick consistency while keeping it really low in carbs.  The cream cheese added near the end gives it a creamy rich flavor.  If you are in a hurry, you can use a rotisserie chicken or leftover cooked and shredded chicken.  We even made it without the chicken once and it was still

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Store-Bought Meals Are Healthier for Infants than Homemade

  A new study regarding the health of infant meals has made a surprising discovery – homemade meals are often less healthy and more likely to lead to weight gain than store-bought options. While homemade meals tend to be more affordable to prepare, they often contain more fat and are more energy-dense. This UK study evaluated data from 686 home-cooked and ready-made meals for kids

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