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Diabetic Diets Include Pumpkin

Diabetic diets should include pumpkin. Use it fresh or canned. Make sure the canned pumpkin contains only pureed pumpkin. Many people think of pumpkins as little more than a Halloween decoration or a Thanksgiving pie filling. However, it may be time to rethink this plump, nutritious orange plant.   Pumpkin

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Diabetic Diets Benefit from Omega-3 Foods

Diabetic diets should contain a variety of foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Most of us think of salmon when we think of foods high in omega-3s.  Another often overlooked healthy source is sardines. Sardines are one of the best sources of omega-3 fats, containing 1.8 g of

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Diabetic Diets Should Include Corn on the Cob

Diabetic diets should include corn on the cob, which is a great summer treat. It’s healthier than you think.   Corn has an undeserved reputation as a fattening, carb-laden, genetically altered food. Add to that its association with high-fructose corn syrup and you may find yourself wondering if corn on

Diabetic Diets Benefit from Healthy Foods like Acorn Squash

Diabetic diets are typically focused on avoiding certain foods. If you suffer from diabetes, you probably do your best to keep your blood sugar levels down by avoiding excessive amounts of sugar and refined carbohydrates.   Instead of focusing on what foods to avoid, how about thinking about adding healthy

Diets for Diabetics Include Healthy Dips: Lima Bean Spread with Herbs

Diets for diabetics emphasize stable glucose levels. If you have diabetes, or if you’re just looking for a new dip or spread, consider adding lima beans to your diet. Diets for Diabetics: Health Benefits of Lima Beans   A serving of lima beans, which are legumes,  contains (3.5 oz.) is

On a Diabetic Diet? Don’t Go to a Traditional Food Bank

If you’re on a diabetic diet and trying to lose weight and get healthier, you’d better not be poor and need to go to a traditional food bank to supplement the food you can afford to buy. A recent New York Times article explains that change that is taking place

Diets for Diabetics: Should You Eat a Low-GI Diet?

Should diets for diabetics include monitoring the glycemic index or glycemic load of the foods they eat? This is a controversial issue among the experts. “Some nutrition experts believe that people with diabetes should pay attention to both the glycemic index and glycemic load to avoid spikes in blood sugar.”