When you don’t sleep enough, the level of the hunger hormone shoots up. This makes you more insulin resistant. You suffer from cravings all day and increase your risk for type 2 diabetes or make an existing condition worse. So get enough sleep!
Low blood sugar? Jittery, nauseous, sweaty or lightheaded? Eat high sugar sweets or foods (fruit juice, sugar, half a can of Pepsi/Coke or whatever your doctor has recommended for you) right away Low blood sugar is a risk if you are diabetic and take insulin. Too much medication, skipping meals, eating less than you should, an […]
Sweet Talk Rather than snack on a sweet, eat it with a meal. As a standalone snack, sweets/desserts can spike your blood sugar and that’s not what you want! When you eat them with other healthy foods as part of your meal your blood sugar thinks twice before rising. So have your dessert and eat […]