Blood sugar Archive

Heart Healthy: Black Beans

Mild, tender black beans are packed with heart-healthy nutrients including folate, antioxidants, magnesium for lowering blood pressure, and fiber — which helps control both cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Black beans are also an excellent food for making ahead of time. You can get a bag of beans for a little over ...Read More

Good Mood Food: Fresh Produce

Foods can boost energy in three ways: by providing sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants like caffeine, and by pushing the metabolism to burn fuel more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilize blood sugar and trigger feel-good brain chemicals, such as serotonin. Another way to stay hydrated and ...Read More

Cinnamon

Cinnamon Studies suggest cinnamon may have a stabilizing effect on blood sugar levels. This could curtail appetite, particularly in people with type 2 diabetes. Nearly everyone can benefit from cinnamon in its traditional role. You don’t have to run out and buy cinnamon pills or supplements though. Try adding some into your ...Read More

Good Mood Food: Cashews, Almonds, and Hazelnuts

Foods can boost energy in three ways: by providing sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants like caffeine, and by pushing the metabolism to burn fuel more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilize blood sugar and trigger feel-good brain chemicals, such as serotonin. These nuts are not only rich ...Read More

Good Mood Food: Smart Carbs

Foods can boost energy in three ways: by providing sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants like caffeine, and by pushing the metabolism to burn fuel more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilize blood sugar and trigger feel-good brain chemicals, such as serotonin. Carbs may be the foe of ...Read More

Nuts Good for Some With Diabetes

Study Shows Daily Serving of Nuts Improves Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes      Eating about 2 ounces of nuts daily in place of carbohydrates may be beneficial to people with type 2 diabetes by lowering bad cholesterol levels and improving blood sugar control, a new study shows. “There are two important factors in ...Read More

The Amazing Power of Spices

I am a huge fan of spices. Every time you add spices to your meals, you are supercharging your food without adding a single calorie. You can change ordinary bland dishes into something exotic and truly extraordinary, just by adding spices. Many herbs and spices contain some of the most potent antioxidants ...Read More