Oatmeal lifehacksfordiabetics

Oatmeal #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Start your day with a warm oatmeal breakfast. The fiber slows digestion, and helps you stay full longer. Add 4 walnuts or flax seeds or berries for heart health. Oats are good carbohydrate and also help control cholesterol. If you are allergic to gluten, check with your doctor first. A to Z Challenge 2015 O […]

nutrition life hacks for diabetics

Nutrition Tip #LifeHacksForDiabetics

Complex carbohydrates are good for blood sugar control. Black-eyed peas are rich in complex carbs. Try a black-eyed pea taco with onions, garlic, cilantro,  shredded cheddar cheese, lettuce and chopped tomatoes. It is okay to skip the tortilla! Plain soaked and steamed black-eyed peas also make a good snack! More about the diabetes diet here. A to Z Challenge […]

Lifehacksfordiabetics myth

Myth about the diabetes diet #LifeHacksForDiabetics

There is no special diabetes diet. Diabetic or not, it is all about a healthy diet with a healthy dose of whole grains and fruits and vegetables  while limiting fat (saturated and trans fats) and refined sugar. Research shows that special diabetic foods do not offer special benefits. Not only are they expensive, but raise your blood sugar. If sugar alcohol is one of the ingredients, […]