Fiber - Fruits and cereals
Diet & Nutrition
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Blood Glucose

How Does Fiber Affect Glucose Levels?

How Does Fiber Affect Glucose Levels?

Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate just like sugars and starches (see Carbs, Protein and Fats – Their Effect on Glucose Levels). This sometimes can be confusing for people living with diabetes...
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Blood Glucose
Diet & Nutrition
Type 1
Type 2

Carbs, Protein and Fats – Their Effect on Glucose Levels

Carbs, Protein and Fats – Their Effect on Glucose Levels

“How do I know if a meal or snack is going to spike up my glucose levels?” “Why does it seem like every time I eat a carbohydrate (Carbs), foods my glucose levels skyrocket?” “Why is it that some...
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Diet & Nutrition
Managing Diabetes

Grill Healthy! Tips for Barbecuing Diabetes-Friendly Foods

Grill Healthy! Tips for Barbecuing Diabetes-Friendly Foods

It’s beginning to look a lot like barbeque season. The sun is shining, the air is warm and the days are long. Time to haul out the charcoal or make sure you have extra propane for your gas grill. The...
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Holidays
Diet & Nutrition

Fasting during Ramadan with Diabetes

Fasting during Ramadan with Diabetes

Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is an important spiritual practice. When you have diabetes, you may be wondering how fasting will affect your diabetes. There is a lot of misinformation about...
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Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition

How to maintain mindful eating when ordering takeout

How to maintain mindful eating when ordering takeout

So you are thinking of ordering out again... Eating out is a nice way to break up the routine of home-cooked food. During the pandemic, many have fallen into a rut of eating the same foods week after...
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Diet & Nutrition

What Impacts Glucose Levels in Your Diet

What Impacts Glucose Levels in Your Diet

“How do I know if a meal or snack is going to spike up my glucose levels?” “Why does it seem like every time I eat a carbohydrate, my glucose levels skyrocket?” “Why is it that some foods make my...
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Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition

Personalizing Your Plate for Your Culture

Personalizing Your Plate for Your Culture

Food nourishes our body, provides us nutrition and helps in managing diseases. Food also gives us comfort, brings back memories, and binds one another. How we eat and what we eat reflects our culture...
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Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition

How to Use the AADI Healthy Plate

How to Use the AADI Healthy Plate

Healthy eating starts by following the ratio 2:1:1 - 2 portions of vegetable to every portion of protein (meat, fish, or egg) and carb (rice, potato, naan). This AADI Healthy Plate will help and guide...
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Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition

No Fear! The benefits of eating carbohydrates

No Fear! The benefits of eating carbohydrates

Popular media often paint a picture that carbohydrates or carbs are unhealthy. You have probably seen it on TV commercials, magazines and all sorts of advertisement that eating carbs make you fat, are...
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News & Research

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making...
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Holidays
Type 1
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Diet & Nutrition

Diwali and Diabetes

Diwali and Diabetes

Every culture has its big celebratory holidays. For Hindus one of these is Diwali, the “Festival of Lights.” Starting on November 14 and continuing until the 18, the five-day holiday signifies the...
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Diet & Nutrition

Your Fall Tune-Up

Your Fall Tune-Up

Forget January, the change of seasons with its reinvigorating cooler weather and changing leaves are great motivators to spend some time focusing on your health. It’s a great time to check in with...
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Diet & Nutrition
Holidays

Healthy Halloween Treat Recipes

Healthy Halloween Treat Recipes

Monster Apple Bites Yield: 12 servings 3 granny smith apple, cored and cut into corners. 1 ½ Oz Mini M&M’s 1 ½ cup(s) creamy peanut butter ¼ cup(s) slivered almonds Using a paring knife, cut a wedge...
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Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes
Managing Diabetes
Diet & Nutrition

Managing Diabetes During Pregnancy

Managing Diabetes During Pregnancy

Imagine wanting to get pregnancy and bring discouraged from doing so. About 25 years ago, this was the case for many women with diabetes. Fortunately, with recent advances in diabetes management and...
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