Diet Information

Choosing Foods For Holiday Diabetic Diets Patients with diabetes are faced with the challenge of always watching what they eat to keep glucometer readings in a normal range.  The holiday season poses a challenge to many diabetic patients as ‘tis the season to overindulge in rich, sugary and fatty foods.  Most experienced type 2 diabetics know that […]

Almost everyone is aware that the average American diet contains an overload of sugar!  For that reason, many Americans continue to turn to products that pack a sweet punch without all of the added calories.  Most are familiar with saccharine and aspartame, but are you familiar with stevia? Sweet and Calorie Free: What is Stevia? […]

For patients with type 2 diabetes, weight loss is often top priority.  Many patients will try all kinds of diet plans to help them lose weight without really knowing if they are safe.  Juice diet plans are a popular method of weight loss for many people.  But is this really a good idea for a […]

Selenium Benefits & Side Effects photo credit: Clean Wal-MartCan your multi-vitamin cause diabetes? Maybe!  In recent months, multi-vitamins and supplements have gotten bad press as some research studies have linked the use of these substance to poor outcome and an increased risk of death in certain patients.  One component of many multi-vitamins that has come […]

Is Fish Oil Good For You? photo credit: woodleywonderworksMost people have heard by now that adding fish to your weekly dinner menu is important for good cardiovascular health.  Fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, tuna, herring and halibut are rich in heart healthy oils known as omega-3 fatty acids.  People will claim that fish oil can […]