3 Diet Changes to Help Reverse Diabetes and Fatty Liver

eggs and coffee to reverse diabetes and fatty liver

Has your doctor diagnosed you with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes AND fatty liver? Both fatty liver (also known as NAFLD or Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) and type 2 diabetes are becoming very costly health problems. Why? The biggest reason is our unhealthy eating and exercise habits. Doctors are just recently starting to check blood…

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Challenge Yourself to Change Your Sweets Eating Habit

cut back on sugar

Why take this challenge? If you want to lose weight, get better blood sugars, reduce inflammation, feel better or get more energy AND you know you are eating too many sweets, this challenge is for you! You can approach this challenge 1 of 2 ways: Eliminate: Sugar can be addicting and how you approach cutting…

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Prevent type 2 diabetes by eating fish high in omega-3

grilled salmon

Eating more cold water ‘oily fish’ has been proven to help in prevention of diabetes for people who have a risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Looking for answers on what to eat to prevent type 2 diabetes? A recent report in the January Diabetes Care journal, talks about a large study showing how eating…

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How to Make Midwest Meals More Mediterranean

Mediterranean diet foods

Here are 10 ideas for adding Mediterranean foods that can help you lower your blood sugars and cholesterol! Research shows that eating more Mediterranean foods can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 30 percent! But how do you eat Mediterranean foods when you live in the Midwest United States? Like…

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Diabetes Prevention Low Carb Food Plan

low carb meal planning

If you are looking for a food plan with a little structure to get you jump started with blood sugar or weight management, this is a plan I have used. Here’s a low carb food plan to help you get a start on weight management to avoid type 2 diabetes. You can use it every…

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7 Starter Tips for Newly Diagnosed Diabetes

diabetes written out by hand

Hearing that you have diabetes is a very emotional experience and many questions go through your mind. When I was told I had gestational diabetes 14 years ago I’m pretty sure I went home and cried, feeling the “why me”? reaction. Well all those emotions are perfectly normal and you really just need to let…

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Grapes: Good or Bad for Diabetes?

grapes

This is a common question I get a lot from people with diabetes. Many people have been told grapes are too high in sugar and if you have diabetes you should not eat them. Grapes are actually very heart healthy and have a low glycemic index, in the 43-53 range. One serving is about 15-20…

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Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

foods with magnesium

Here’s what to know about magnesium . . . Magnesium is a really important mineral that our body needs for more than 300 enzyme systems that control muscle, nerve, bone, protein, DNA, glucose, and energy metabolism. About 99% of total body magnesium is located in bone, muscles, and soft tissues.  For this reason a blood…

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