Gluten Free Diets Help Control Diabetes

Diabetics who are living a gluten free lifestyle are seeing a significant decrease in their blood sugar levels (BSL.) Combining the gluten free diet with a regular workout program and you will experience lower BSL, and an increased energy level and a much healthier outlook.

First you have to understand what gluten is: Gluten is a protein that is found in grains, this particular gluten protein cannot be digested by people suffering with the disease known as Celiac. The gluten free diet was created to help the millions of people that have Celiac disease, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), Diabetes and Wheat Allergies. Finding foods and recipes that are free from wheat, barley, rye, bulgur, semolina, farina, kasha, matzo meal, and oats can be a problem at times. (Oats are gluten free, however they are frequently processed in the same factories as wheat. Look for gluten-free labels on all oat packages) Gluten can be found in food additive that stabilize and thicken foods that are processed including many alcoholic beverages. For those with Celiac, IBS and Allergies the gluten free diet is a total commitment to being 100% gluten free.

Finding gluten free foods and recipes that my whole family would eat three meals a day was a challenge until I read about a former executive chef and owner of a 100% gluten-free, sugar-free, low-glycemic, organic, allergy-friendly restaurant, who compiled all her recipes into a delicious gluten-free cookbook. My family was won over by the desserts!

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Lose Weight Fast with Strip That Fat

Almost daily a company comes out with a new diet plan and most of us know someone on a diet, going off a diet and searching for the next diet, however it is very rare to find a company like Strip That Fat Diet. This incrediable company gives us far more than information about dieting, they have included the “tools.”

    We are a country that has to face shocking facts like:

    65% of the people in the United States are Overweight.

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Foot Care for Diabetics

Foot Care for Diabetics

It is important for Diabetics to practice good foot care by learning how to recognize problems with their feet before the problems become serious. With a good foot care routine at home, and controlled blood sugar levels, diabetics will be able to avoid problems with their feet.

Diabetes is a disease that can cause nerve damage to eyes, kidneys, feet and blood vessels. When diabetics do not control their blood sugar levels then they cannot feel their feet and this can lead to more serious problem because when they lose feeling in their feet and diabetics simply cannot feel sores, cuts, abrasions, blisters and areas where the skin has been damaged. Even with the advancement of foot care treatments a diabetic’s best prevention of life-threatening problems is good control of their Blood Sugar Levels.

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What Type 2 Diabetics Needs In a Liquid Diet Plan

What Type 2 Diabetics Needs In a Liquid Diet Plan

Here are a few things that the Type 2 Diabetic should considering when looking at the differences in the Liquid Diets that are on the market today. You need to comparatively shop for liquid diets just like you do when shopping for any food product. It is not just price, you need to check the carbohydrates, protein, fats, and nutrients. Finally you need to test the overall taste because we know that if our taste buds say “NO” then we’ll never last on the diet!

It is important for a Type 2 Diabetic to realize the differences in how liquid diets, protein shakes, and low carbohydrate shakes will affect Blood sugar levels, hunger, and energy Levels while on a liquid diet. Picking a liquid diet plan that places more importance on one nutrient over another will not benefit the Type 2 Diabetic, in fact without a proper balance in carbohydrates, protein, and fats in your diet you will give in to your hunger. Look for liquid diets where every package is well balanced and that the diet includes the option of one lean meal.

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