These alarming statistics show the harsh reality of the diabetes epidemic. Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference in preventing type 2 diabetes. Together, we can fight diabetes by spreading awareness, so that in 35 years, 1 in 3 Americans won’t have diabetes!
Hummus makes a great vegan and gluten-free addition to any snack, meal or party. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are packed with protein and fiber. With a food processor and a few additional ingredients, you can quickly whip up a nutritious hummus, which has many health benefits.
This easy and healthy, diabetic-friendly recipe for baked purple sweet potato skins is gluten-free and low carb. Sweet potatoes have an abundance of nutrients and help stabilize blood sugar levels. Those who have diabetes can incorporate sweet potatoes into their meal plans without hesitation. Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index. According to the glycemic index scale that ranks foods from 1-100, sweet potatoes have a low ranking compared to starchy vegetables (e.g. white potatoes).
Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, these resources will provide valuable guidance and tips. In addition to the many helpful diabetes websites, recommendations for diabetes books, apps, and support groups are included.
Celebrate July 4th, Labor Day, and Memorial Day with these healthy patriotic recipes. Recipes using naturally red, white, and blue ingredients will be a hit with guests of all ages, including those with special dietary needs. Look at all the fun things you can make with watermelon and berries!
Celebrate Men’s Health Month by using these tips to encourage the men in your life to get a checkup. According to the CDC, “Women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventative services than men.” Just like cars, men also need regular tune-ups.
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