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Healthy Eating Guidelines for Diabetes

Healthy Eating Guidelines for Diabetes
Why Is Nutrition Important?


Healthy Eating Guidelines for Diabetes

Healthy Eating Guidelines

Healthy eating guidelines are very important to Type 2 diabetics, and Type 1 diabetics. Good nutrition goes a long way in cutting the number of calories, and amount of carbs a person with diabetes eats - the most  basic way to control blood sugar levels. 

Calories in (with food) = Calories out (energy used for limited activity)

Salads and Type 2 Diabetes

Eat your vegetables! You've heard that since you were young. However, as a Type 2 diabetic, getting your daily dose of vegetables can be tough unless you put some effort into a healthy diet. For that reason, www.TypeFreeDiabetes.com recommends making at least one of your daily meals a tasty and healthy salad. Salads can not only load your system with vitamins and mineral-rich foods, but they can also be tasty.  Read more...

Protein and Diabetes
Protein is one of the most important components of a diabetic diet - Insulin is a protein. Diabetics needs to maintain a balanced diet of the recommended amount of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.

Not only will a protein-rich diet help to ensure that your cells function optimally, but protein also helps to control your appetite so that you are satiated throughout the day.  Read more...

Hydration Mythbusters

I need to drink less water in the cooler weather. Despite the outside temperature, you should always drink water or a low calorie beverage in order to maintain hydration. Many people believe that they can drink less water than usual in the winter because they do not sweat as much.   Read more...

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