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Young Diabetics Lack Carb, Calories

August 25, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Though diet does wonders in achieving satisfactory blood sugar levels for people with type 1 diabetes, there’s no template that works for all patients. Take the case of type 1 diabetics under the pre-school age bracket. University of Michigan researchers found that while the young patients have enough intakes of micronutrients, they are consuming low intakes of carbohydrate and calories.

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners for Diabetics

November 29, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Although it is recommended for people with diabetes to minimize their sugar intake, they don’t really need to be outlawed from sugar. They can still enjoy sweet tasting food without having to worry about carbohydrates and possible increase of glucose in the blood, just by using low-calorie sweeteners. This is one way of reducing sugar intake without losing the taste of food. Keep in mind that diabetics don’t need to go a hundred percent sugar free. Balance is always the key.

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Pechay Health Benefits

April 24, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Pechay, also known as bok choy or Chinese cabbage is a green, crunchy and leafy vegetable. This is usually added to a lot of Asian cuisine. The outer leaves of pechay, which are usually sturdy and fibrous, are usually added to soups and stews, while the inner leaves, which are tender can be eaten raw. The famous Korean dish, kimchi, is primarily made of pechay. Pechay is actually recommended to be eaten raw, for when it is heated and cooked, a lot of its nutritional values are lost.

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Caesar Salad for Diabetics

March 19, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Caesar salad is a type of vegetable salad which is primarily made of romaine lettuce and croutons and is dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, boiled egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper. Some people add wine of vinegar. In the Philippines, it is also commonly added with mayonnaise. The salad is usually prepared as a side dish and has become very popular because of it is healthy. The creation of Caesar salad is commonly attributed to a famous Italian chef and restaurant owner in the US, Caesar Cardini, from where the name of the salad was accordingly derived.

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Goulash for Diabetics

March 7, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Goulash is a soup or stew of meat usually beef with noodles and vegetables and seasoned with paprika and other spices, which originated from Hungary. Goulash was derived from “gulyas” which means “herd of cattle” or “herdsman”. The dish was traditionally made by the “herdsman” in Hungary. Today, Goulash has different variations. There is the classic European Tex-Mex Goulash, All American Skillet Goulash, Baked Goulash and even the Drunken Beef Goulash which uses beer instead of water. What makes Goulash unique is the use of paprika which is basically powdered chili or sili.

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The Truth about Honey

March 21, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetics need not worry which kind of honey is most suitable for their condition. According to a recent study, there’s no difference between buckwheat honey and cotton honey, or clover honey and tupelo honey in terms of glycemic index (a measure of how much and how fast a food raises blood sugar levels).

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Low-carb Diets Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes

February 6, 2012 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Researchers from Duke University Medical Center found out that encouraging a diabetes patient to maintain a diet low in carbohydrate may pose significant improvements in blood sugar control.

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