Obesity and Diabetes

Diabetes Recipes – Fat

Diabetes and Fat Intake We are all told that fat in foods are not exactly good for health. We are told that fat in foods leads to obesity, high blood sugar levels , high cholesterol, and heart diseases. This is true; however, many people tend to keep fatty foods away from their diabetic diet and […]

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Diabetes Recipes – Protein

Diabetes and Proteins People who intend to lose weight often get into this trap –cutting down on carbohydrates altogether and opting for high protein foods. For these people, protein is a major source of nourishment and carbohydrates are mere add-ons. Though we do need copious amounts of protein for various functions of the body, people […]

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Diabetes and Carbohydrates

Most people think that diabetes is caused due to excess intake of sugar. This thought process is obvious considering that diabetes leads to high blood sugar levels. However, diabetes is a metabolic disorder. In people with diabetes, there are changes in carbohydrate metabolism. This leads to lack of absorption of sugars in cells of the […]

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Cholesterol lowering diet for diabetics

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. In your body liver produces all the cholesterol you need and circulates it though your bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins (LDL-bad cholesterol, HDL-GOOD CHOLESTEROL). Cholesterol is required to build and maintain membranes; it also plays vital role in […]

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How to overcome overeating when diabetic?

A wedding or an outing with family, there might be many reasons why we overeat sometimes. But being a diabetic, overeating maybe dangerous sometimes. These are some ways to get back on track: While it’s okay to indulge every now and then, repeatedly doing so can cause unhealthy blood sugar levels, weight gain and a […]

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