Great news for all of us who seem to collect a bit around the hips! According to a recent research study in Cell Metabolism, a type of fat that accumulates around the hips and bottom may actually offer some protection against diabetes.
Researchers have long known that fat that collects in the abdomen, which is also known as visceral fat, can...
7 Nutrition Tips Diabetics Need to Know
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...
Perfect for those times when the sweet tooth is taking over, this is a wonderful way to increase fiber, while moderating protein and fat. Try it "french toast" style as the recipe recommends, and you'll never even miss the syrup! Suitable for Diabetics!
Stuffed Bell Peppers are such a great way to use leftover rice and vegetables. Get as creative as you want to be when adding ingredients to this classic recipe. The sweetness from the ripe bell pepper will satisfy the palate, and the vitamins and minerals found in peppers (look for organic) will boost immunity and well being.