Tag Archives: Food

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: My Love-Hate Relationship With Food

I love carbohydrates, and sometimes, I hate carbohydrates. I think part of my love/hate relationship with food goes back to the days just before my diagnosis of type 1 as a teenager. At 18 years old, I was suddenly eating everything in sight as the hunger from my high blood sugar, due to undiagnosed diabetes, … Continue reading Living With Type 1 Diabetes: My Love-Hate Relationship With Food

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

Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Besides Food, What Makes You Happy?

I asked myself the same question. While I adore food (who doesn’t?!), there is more to life. Diabetes can seriously complicate our relationship with food and after a recent celiac disease diagnosis, I needed to focus on the other things in life that I love in order to remember how blessed I am. Here is … Continue reading Living with Type 1 Diabetes: Besides Food, What Makes You Happy?

Diabetes Health Type 1 : Shopping Cart Confession

Do you find yourself indulging in treats when you feel down? I try not to but there are those days. I don’t want to admit what my shopping cart looked like on the 4th of July weekend. I don’t want to, but I will. I went a little crazy. I felt a little depressed about … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1 : Shopping Cart Confession

Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: U.S. Military Has an Obesity Problem

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Nov-24_-2016_-10_08_29-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! According to new data from the Pentagon, more members of the U.S. military are reaching above-normal weight. In fact, 1 in 13 service members are now clinically overweight. The reason for … Continue reading Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: U.S. Military Has an Obesity Problem

Type 1 Diabetes: A Bountiful Breakfast

It’s March and I’m sick and tired of oatmeal. Nothing personal against the humble grain, but somehow over the winter months I had become like a Pavlov Dog. The sun would rise and I would find myself automatically measuring one-half a cup of organic oats with one-and-a-half cups of water and a pinch of salt. … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: A Bountiful Breakfast

FDA Bans Toxic Chemicals from Food Packaging

Beginning on February 1, 2016, a new order by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took effect banning the use of three grease-resistant chemicals in sandwich wrappers, microwave popcorn bags, pizza boxes, and other food packaging items. These chemical substances have been linked to birth defects and cancer, among other long-term health issues, and according … Continue reading FDA Bans Toxic Chemicals from Food Packaging

FDA Recall: Victory Kitchens Ltd. Recalls Products Containing Chicken From An Ineligible Country

By Nadia Al-Samarrie A while back ago I started updating our readers on the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. When I came across this site, I thought my readers with diabetes should know about the foods that are being recalled for a variety of reasons. Especially, for those who have a low carbohydrate diet. … Continue reading FDA Recall: Victory Kitchens Ltd. Recalls Products Containing Chicken From An Ineligible Country

Learning Self-Control is the Key for Kids to Remain Healthy

According to a recent  Pennsylvania study, kids need to learn to control themselves when it comes to food. Obviously, self-control is important for us all, kids and adults alike, when it comes to weight management. It’s equally apparent that children need to be taught by their parents to make healthy food choices. But parents who … Continue reading Learning Self-Control is the Key for Kids to Remain Healthy