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...
Restricted Calorie Diet: What You Need to Know
Calorie restriction diets may not sound fun but these very reduced calorie diets are all the rage right now, particularly as Americans look to the starting line of the New Year to make 2010 the year to finally the lose weight.
Calorie restriction diets, or CR for short, not just promise weight loss, but also...
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!
You'd be surprised how delicious sweet potato french fries can be. Sweet potatoes are packed with important nutrients, and this baked variety seasoned with Parmesan, Paprika and cracked black pepper will more than satisfy your craving for the old greasy french fries.