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...
Top 5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol
Our bodies naturally produce cholesterol. The amount is dependent on genetics. It's not inherently bad. You need cholesterol for various bodily functions. However, too much cholesterol can be unhealthy. The American Heart Association established a range for your daily intake:
Less than 200 mg/dL is considered healthy.
200 to 239...
There was a time when dried herbs were all the rage in country kitchens. The flavors of your childhood bring you back to a happy time, and chances are good this was the same recipe used by the home cooks of yesteryear. Simple and easy, and suitable for diabetics!
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!