Category Archives: Diabetes

Foods That Reduce Uric Acid

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If you have too much uric acid in your blood, or hyperuricemia, you are at greater risk for kidney stones or gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis. And changing your diet may help. Since uric acid is a byproduct of purine metabolism — a substance made by the body and found in certain foods — […]

What is a healthy, balanced diet for diabetes?

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Whether you are living with diabetes or not, eating well is important. The foods you choose to eat in your daily diet make a difference not only to managing diabetes, but also to how well you feel and how much energy you have every day. How much you need to eat and drink is based […]

Soursop Fruit and its Health Benefits

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Soursop also known as Graviola is an evergreen fruit that is rich in several compounds, it contains beneficial antioxidants and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and a small amount of iron that add values to human health. The contribution of soursop fruit to human health are not limited to cancer treatment, energy boosting and bone health […]

7 Ways You Can Help Someone Living With Diabetes

Diabetes is the most common, making up about 415 million people are living with diabetes in the world, which is estimated to be 1 in 11 of the world’s adult population. So chances are, you know at least one person living with this disease. Type 2 diabetes is very different from type 1 diabetes. A […]

Diabetic Snack Recipe: Chicken and Eggplant Stuffed Shells

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Leave enough time to cook and let the macaroni shells dry thoroughly; otherwise it will be difficult to get the breadcrumb coating to stick before stuffing with the chicken and eggplant mixture. INGREDIENTS Olive oil nonstick cooking spray 12 dried jumbo shell macaroni ⅓ cup chopped onion ⅓ cup chopped red bell pepper 1 tablespoon […]

7 Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes symptoms can be mild and hard to recognize, if they occur at all. But these are the most common signs in men and women. 1. Frequent Urination Could Be Related to Diabetes  When there is excess glucose present in the blood, as with type 2 diabetes, the kidneys react by flushing it […]

8 Reasons why you should cut sugar from your diet

We’re hearing more and more about how unhealthy sugar is. Still need convincing? Here are some surprising but sound reasons to kick the sticky stuff… Sugar makes your gums bleed We all know that sweet treats can cause cavities, but how many of us realise that a high-sugar diet can also lead to gum inflammation […]

CHOCOLATE CAKE, DIABETIC VERSION

Ready in: 1 hourServes: 10 INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar  3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup egg substitute  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  1 […]

9 Diabetes Symptoms that You Might Have Missed

Diabetes is often called the silent killer because of its easy-to-miss symptoms. The best way to pick up on it is to have a blood sugar test. But if you have these symptoms, see your doctor. Increased urination, excessive thirst If you need to urinate frequently—particularly if you often have to get up at night to […]