Category Archives: Diet

Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1box Dreamfields Spaghetti 1pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick 2cloves garlic, minced 2tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 3cups broccoli florets 1medium bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch thick strips 1medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 to 3teaspoons minced fresh ginger … Continue reading Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

AskNadia: Fasting High Blood Sugars & The Dawn Phenomenon

Hi Nadia, I have had Type 2 diabetes for ten years and I control it with diet and exercise. My fasting sugar levels are always high. My sugar level will not go down. What do I need to do to bring my fasting blood sugar level down? Thank you, Jack Dear Jack: I am assuming … Continue reading AskNadia: Fasting High Blood Sugars & The Dawn Phenomenon

Diabetic Chef Teaches America Reality Cooking

When Chris Smith was 27, he got bad news in the form of a type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Now known as the Diabetic Chef, Smith is making the most of having diabetes by “re-teaching America to cook.” ‘Reality Cooking’ Smith calls his culinary style “reality cooking.” He authored “Cooking With the Diabetic Chef,” a 150- … Continue reading Diabetic Chef Teaches America Reality Cooking

Diabetes Health Type 2: Low protein diet may not maintain muscles

By Brenda Neugent A new study suggests that eating enough protein is as important as limiting carbs for those with type 2 diabetes. Research has shown that insulin resistance not only impacts the body’s ability to use blood glucose; it also impacts protein metabolism. Canadian researchers recently found that those with type 2 who eat … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Low protein diet may not maintain muscles

AskNadia: Type 1 Eating Broccoli With Mustard to Prevent Cancer

Dear Nadia, I am a type 1 of 30 years with concerns about cancer and diabetes. I started eating mustard powder on steam broccoli because it blocks cancer. Have you come across any research that contradicts this theory? Maryland Dear Maryland: Science research has proven what we eat does make a difference in our overall … Continue reading AskNadia: Type 1 Eating Broccoli With Mustard to Prevent Cancer

Diabetes Health Type 2: Bike Maintenance as Body Maintenance

When first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two years ago, I was scared into a very rigid regime of diet and exercise. The first thing I did was register for the Tour de Cure – a bike ride sponsored by the American Diabetes Association. Establishing a goal served as an incentive to train and exercise … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Bike Maintenance as Body Maintenance

AskNadia: Commodity Foods and the Diabetes Epidemic

Dear Nadia:  Any newer research? The epidemic continues to worsen. Any thoughts regarding eating only commodity foods to treat type 2 diabetes?  Peter Dear Peter: For readers who are unfamiliar with “commodity foods,” they are foods made available to low-income seniors 60 and over by the US Department of Agriculture. The foods provided are divided … Continue reading AskNadia: Commodity Foods and the Diabetes Epidemic

Five Foods to Avoid When Suffering With Arthritis

By Nicole Visnic Did you know arthritis is the leading cause of chronic illness in the United States? It affects nearly 40 million people every year with over 100 different forms causing joint pain or joint disease due to inflammation. With over 15 years’ experience, Nicole Visnic, CCN for LifeSpan Medicine, is an expert in nutrition. Visnic … Continue reading Five Foods to Avoid When Suffering With Arthritis

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Fresh Fruit Lowers Heart Disease Risk

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/May-25_-2016_-6_18_31-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNew research has found that fresh fruit consumption is associated with lower risks of stroke and heart attacks. These findings came from multiple annual studies that examined about 500,000 Chinese adults. Participants were chosen on the basis that they did not have a … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Fresh Fruit Lowers Heart Disease Risk