Best Foods for Diabetes

All of the foods that are given below provide key nutrients that are lacking in the  diet such as calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium, vitamins A (as carotenoids), C, and E and are very helpful in controlling Diabetes.  Dark  Green Leafy Vegetables. Packed with powerhouse nutrients, vegetables are naturally low in calories, and they’re full of… Read More Best Foods for Diabetes

Carbohydrates or Carbs – Complex Carbs are much better for Losing Weight

What are Carbs or Carbohydrates A Carb or  Carbohydrate is an organic compound that consists only of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Most foods contain carbohydrates, which the body breaks down into simple sugars, the major source of energy for the body. Carbs or Carbohydrates provide the body with fuel it needs for physical activity and… Read More Carbohydrates or Carbs – Complex Carbs are much better for Losing Weight

ATKINS Diet

The Atkins program is the most natural, easiest, tastiest, most long-term way to achieve these very normal goals. Metabolism is the process that converts food into either energy or your body’s building blocks. Eating the right foods can increase your body’s metabolism, particularly how it handles fat. When you eat fewer carbohydrates foods—relying mostly on… Read More ATKINS Diet

Low Glycemic Index (GI) Diet – Good for Weight Loss and Diabetes

The Glycemic Index (GI) The Glycemic Index (GI) was devised about 20 years ago when researchers looked closer at the dietary recommendations for diabetics; which was to eat more complex carbohydrates (starch) because they took longer to process and digest than simple carbohydrates (sugar).   What the researchers discovered was that the effect of a carbohydrate… Read More Low Glycemic Index (GI) Diet – Good for Weight Loss and Diabetes