Zucchini Chips / Crisps Ingredients: 4 average zucchini or 8-10 baby zucchini 2 limes juiced 2 tbsp lime zest (fresh) 2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil (use a spray bottle) ½-1 tsp chili powder (1 tsp will make it quite hot) ½ tsp Kosher salt Note: When looking for ingredients, try to get… Read More »
Pizza is one of the things that those that have to avoid carbohydrates (namely those with diabetes) miss most. I think chips may be the other. I’m happy to say that low point in your carb-counting life is over! This is a simple recipe, that from start to finish should only take about 20-30 minutes.… Read More »
Monitoring glucose levels is central to all diabetics, and plays a key role in developing and maintaining a diabetic diet. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into a fuel called glucose. When you eat carbohydrates the level raises, and as this fuel is used, levels are depleted. Numerous other factors come into play though:
Monosaccharides: Fructose: (fruit sugar, levulose) One of the two most common naturally occurring dietary sugars, as it is primarily found in fruits. It does not often cause large spikes in glucose levels. Glucose: (corn sugar, dextrose) Another common natural sugar. The body creates glucose by digestion and breaking down carbohydrates into glucose, and can build… Read More »
Diabetics cannot make or properly use insulin, which leads to high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. Your diet is the best way to maintain stable levels of glucose to prevent issues and maintain good health, keeping a proper diabetic diet. Your doctor may have set you up with a meal plan, or brought in a nutritionist,… Read More »
Numerous individuals are examined and diagnosed with type diabetes each and everyday. Diabetes has unfortunately become one of the most prevalent diseases to affect individuals in the world today. When an individual is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes they might get a feeling of being bewildered and overpowered because of the diagnosis. It is crucial… Read More »
Diabetes is a disease that affects the way the human body uses glucose, the main form of blood sugar. Glucose comes from the food we eat and is the largest source of energy needed to stimulate the functions of the human body. After consuming a meal, your body digests food and transforms this food into… Read More »
Blood sugar level chart is based on the guidelines established by the American Diabetes Association. This displays roughly where blood sugar levels should be depending on your condition as well as basing levels around the last time food was consumed referencing the milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) in your blood.