Although diabetes is often mistaken for an incurable and unmanageable disease, the majority of type-2 (adult onset) diabetes cases are both preventable and reversible. Certainly, eating a diet rich in a variety of vegetables, fruits, lean protein, beans, legumes and whole grains helps to reduce your risk for type-2 diabetes, as well as restricting foods containing processed, sugary and trans fatty ingredients. But new studies are showing that by simply adding more walnuts to your diet, you could actually reduce …Read more
The medical community has often discussed the impact of body mass index on diabetes, but now a new study suggests that waist size may be just as important in determining a woman’s risk of contracting the disease.
The study conducted by Addenbrooke’s Hospital in the United Kingdom was extensive; involving 30,000 middle-aged participants. They were followed and studied for 17 years. The women with a waist of at least 35 inches were more likely than obese ladies with moderately large …Read more
It is no secret that a balanced diet can help ease the pain and suffering associated with many common ailments. Some dieticians have even been able to design menus for specific health conditions but is there such a thing as a diabetic diet?
When food is digested, insulin helps to move glucose or blood sugar out of the blood and into cells where it creates energy. Diabetics either don’t produce enough insulin or for some reason the body is unable …Read more