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Multiple watermelon slices on a plate: Text reads: The Good, The Bad, The reality about watermelon for diabetes

The Good, The Bad, The Reality About Watermelon For Diabetes

Watermelon can be so refreshing during the summer time. Biting into the crisp flesh with the amazing sweet juices dripping down your chin.  I hope that made you hungry for watermelon, I know I am hungry for one now.  But the real question is if watermelon is even good for people with diabetes. Sure, it’s …

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Apaghetti Squash with Falls Leaves Around: % Amazing Benefits of Apghetti Squash. Plant Centered Diettian

The 5 Amazing Benefits of Spaghetti Squash for Diabetics 

Spaghetti squash is a yellow oblong vegetable that is low in carbohydrates. When you open it up, cook it and shred it with a fork the insides look like spaghetti noodles.  It is often used as a substitute for pasta to lower the carbohydrate content or to add more vegetables in a diet.  Spaghetti squash …

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7 Surprising Reasons People Have Low Blood Sugar at Night 

Have you ever experienced low blood sugar at night without having diabetes?  If you have then don’t worry, you are not alone. Certain medical conditions can cause low blood sugar which is likely to occur at night due to our body being in a fasting state.  .   Some of the medical conditions that can cause …

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Vegan Sources of Vitamin B12: plant based meats, fortified plant based cereals, B12 supplement, nutritional yeast, seaweed, pplant based milks

6 Vegan Sources of B12 To Enjoy

Are you thinking of being on a plant based diet or already eating that way but are concerned about vegan sources of B12?  If so, congratulations on being proactive to improve your health. Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin for our body. It protects our nerves, which is important as too little B12 can potentially …

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7 Foods to Avoid with Neuropathy

Dealing with neuropathy is not a pleasant experience but there are foods that you should avoid if you have neuropathy.  Though maybe you are not as familiar with neuropathy as others but have heard the term before. About 50% of people with diabetes will develop neuropathy. If you have ever numbness, tingling in your hands …

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The Best 6 Foods that Heal Nerve Damage 

Nerve damage can lead to unpleasant consequences if not treated right away.  Changing your diet to include foods that heal nerve damage is beneficial.   Untreated nerve damage can result in foot ulcers and sometimes amputations.  This is why good foot care, eating the right foods, and exercise is important.   Below is a review of what …

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Vegan Diabetic Food Pyramid. Fat: No more than 3 servings (Limit to 30gm in a day), Non-dairy Milk: 0-2 Servings, Plant Based Protein: At least 3 servings, whole grains: at least 3 servings, fruits and vegetables: AT least 6-11 servings

Diabetic Food Pyramid: Your Ultimate Plant Based Guide for Success

The USDA food pyramid has been around for a long time and has recently transitioned to myplate. Different professionals have written about the guidelines that a diabetic should follow regarding their food choices.   This post will include a review of the old food pyramid and then review a new way of eating including a new …

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