Some people say that to follow a low-carb diet is expensive. But they’re spreading one of the most pernicious myths about diabetes management. This myth assumes that a low-carb diet means cutting back on inexpensive fat and eating a lot of costly protein.
Anyone who has diabetes has five compelling reasons to eat very little food that is high in carbohydrates. But for years we have been misled.
1. Managing Our Metabolism
One of the strangest things about diabetes is that a low-carb diet is still controversial. Diabetes is clearly a... Read more
With a type 2 diabetes diagnosis comes a wake-up call to change the way we eat. But when we listen to the experts, we hear so many different theories that it’s hard to separate the signal from all the noise.
Are you making a list and checking it twice? It seems that nowadays everyone from Santa Claus to airline pilots and brain surgeons do that. Everyone, that is, except food shoppers.
With all the media coverage of the benefits of wine or alcohol, what is a person living with diabetes to think? Think twice before drinking a glass of wine a day. New studies cast doubt on the supposed benefits of drinking moderate amounts of alcohol for people in general in spite of the industry's claims. And people with diabetes face special... Read more