Some Instant Coffee Products may be Harmful warns FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to drink Longjack Coffee, in addition to other instant coffee products that have been recalled recently –Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee, CaverFlo Coffee, and AMPT Coffee. These products are labeled to contain instant coffee, non-dairy creamer, and other ingredients. However, FDA laboratory analysis confirmed:… Read More Some Instant Coffee Products may be Harmful warns FDA

Artificial Pancreas – Good News For Diabetes Patients

Type-1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, caused when the body mistakenly destroys pancreatic cells that produce hormones like insulin and glucagon that control blood sugar. High glucose levels damage tiny blood vessels, which in turn can lead to blindness, heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. People can lose toes, feet or legs to amputation. When… Read More Artificial Pancreas – Good News For Diabetes Patients

Gallic Acid helpful in Diabetes and certain Cancers – Health News

Foods having Gallic Acid Foods and herbs such as blueberries, walnuts, grapes, apples, flax seed and black/green tea contain Gallic acid. Gallic acid is also found in gall nuts, sumac, witch hazel, watercress, oak bark, and a variety of other plants and herbs. The form and dosage depend on the age of the patient and condition… Read More Gallic Acid helpful in Diabetes and certain Cancers – Health News

Health News – Coffee is Good for Health

People have seen coffee drinking as an unhealthy habit, along the lines of smoking and excessive drinking, and they may make a lot of effort to reduce their coffee consumption or quit drinking it altogether. A 24-ounce mocha Frappachino at Starbucks with whipped cream has almost 500 calories,that’s 25 percent of the daily calorie intake… Read More Health News – Coffee is Good for Health

Diabetes and Me

Originally posted on margaretgriffin:
My diagnosis of Diabetes Type 2 was not a surprise but still unwelcome – like an unpopular family member moving in to stay. I had all the risk factors: fifty, family and fat. The immediate effects were emotional – anger and resentment and psychological – grief and depression. The greatest impact…

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