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The Best Options for Low Carb Alcoholic Beverages

Diabetic Diet

When you or somebody you love has Diabetes, certain lifestyle choices must be made to ensure healthy living. One of these choices is the consumption of alcohol and the choice of which and how much alcoholic beverages to drink. The purpose of this article is to walk you through the things a diabetic must keep in mind when consuming alcohol, the possible side effects of drinking and some options for low carb alcoholic beverages.read more

The Complete Guide to Sugar Substitutes

Diabetic Diet

Diabetes, formally called diabetes mellitus (DM), is a metabolic disease in which the person has high blood sugar levels over an extended period of time. It’s caused when the pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin (Type 1) or the person’s cells don’t respond as they should to the insulin the body has produced (Type 2). There is also a third main type, gestational diabetes, which develops during pregnancy. All diabetics need to monitor their sugar and carbohydrate intake and attempt to keep their blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible, without allowing levels to go too high or too low. One option, for keeping blood sugar levels stable, is to avoid refined sugars and look for sugar substitutes.

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How Fasting can Reverse Diabetes

Diabetic Diet

The conventional medical view of type 2 diabetes is strikingly similar to that of type 1–a chronic progressive disease that needs to be managed with medication. The cheery news from WebMD is: “There is no cure for diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can, however, be controlled with weight management, nutrition, and exercise. Unfortunately, type 2 diabetes tends to progress, and diabetes medications are often needed.” In stark contrast to this dismal news, there a number of studies and a wealth of anecdotal evidence supporting the notion that eating less can reverse or cure type 2 diabetes. Bariatric surgery, calorie restriction, a ketogenic diet and fasting can all either reverse or, at the very least, drastically improve type 2 diabetes.read more

Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes Healthy Eating

Diabetic Diet

As a diabetic, one of the biggest tools at your disposal for managing, controlling or even reversing diabetes is your diet. The problem is there is so much confusion and misinformation about diet in general and about the best diet for diabetes in particular. The official recommendations all over the world echo the same, almost meaningless advice for diabetics – eat a healthy, balanced diet. There is a strong connection between ketogenic diet and diabetes healthy eating.read more