What is Diabetes?
Simply put, when you eat food your body begins the digestion process and breaks down the sugar (or carbs) into glucose. The glucose is then absorbed into the blood stream where it waits to enter the cells, so the body can use it for energy. Insulin helps get glucose into the cell. In people with diabetes, there may not be...
Best Diet Books of 2009
Diet books are a financial boon for the weight loss industry. Each week a new title releases, and while most seem to be different ways of saying the same things, some truly stand out by providing readers with unique, interesting and reliable information about managing their health and weight.
Recently, Amazon.com announced the bestselling...
Canned pumpkin is a pantry must have. Low fat, high in fiber and beta carotene, its flavor makes any meal seem special. Easy to make with ingredients on hand, and suitable for a myriad of diets, including diabetic and vegetarian!
Jillian Michaels takes that old classic reuben sandwich and gives it one of her workouts to make it lighter. Grill lean corned beef with saurkraut, low-fat dressing and low-fat swiss cheese for a hearty lunch.