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    Cooking for Health: a healthy food budgeting, purchasing, and cooking skills randomized controlled trial to improve diet among American Indians with type 2 diabetes

    This article was originally published here BMC Public Health. 2021 Feb 15;21(1):356. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10308-8. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The prevalence of poor diet quality and type 2 diabetes are exceedingly high in many rural American Indian (AI) communities. Because of limited resources and infrastructure in some communities, implementation of interventions to promote a healthy diet is challenging-which may exacerbate health disparities by region (urban/rural) and ethnicity (AIs/other populations). It is critical to adapt existing evidence-based healthy food budgeting, purchasing, and cooking programs to be relevant to underserved populations with a high burden of diabetes and related complications. The Cooking for Health Study   Read More

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    My Wake-Up Call for Healthier Habits — I Changed My Life With Type 2 Diabetes

    My Journey Toward Self-Acceptance With Type 2 Diabetes WebMD Feature By Eric Adams, as told to Kara Mayer Robinson My journey started in 2016, when I had severe discomfort in my stomach that I later learned was an ulcer. I also had vision loss and nerve damage in my hand. The real discovery was when I was told the cause was advanced type 2 diabetes. Recommended Related to Diabetes Your Diabetes Menu Plan How do you get all the nutrition you need in a day while still being mindful of calories and carbs? The secret   Read More

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    New Program Helps People With Diabetes Eat Healthy

    Standing in her kitchen, Therese Richardson is making her favorite recipe. “The honey dijon roasted pork tenderloin. I like that one,” the 50-year-old Indianapolis woman says. Richardson has Type 2 diabetes, meaning that cells in her body are resistant to insulin, causing her blood sugar levels to rise. Eating vegetables and other healthy food helps her avoid serious complications — and lowers blood sugar levels. “I didn’t like broccoli, but I had to have the cheese on it,” she says. “But if you cook it the right way with different recipes, I can eat it without the cheese on it.”  Read More

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    A plant-based diet can transform your type 2 diabetes

    Susan Neuman can still recount a saying her grandmother brought “from the old country — “What a man eats, a man is.” The saying has had an even greater impact since Neuman was diagnosed with diabetes in 2013. “My mother and father both had diabetes,” said Neuman, owner of a Miami public relations firm. “Family history is a major factor. But I did manage to delay the onset eight or 10 years later than my parents did.” Neuman has learned to change her way of eating. “I grew up eating meat and potatoes,” she said. “I’ve learned to rebalance my   Read More

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    Diabetes Diet: Does Eating Meat And Dairy Products Increase Diabetes Risk? Experts Reveal

    Highlights Prevention of diabetes are more important today than ever before Recently, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has spiralled out of control Type 2 diabetes is largely a result of a sedentary lifestyle, as per WHO Diabetes is a serious long-term condition that impacts people in many adverse ways. Diabetes-associated complications affect both quality of life and longevity. Patients experience increased risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, vision loss, neuropathies with foot and limb amputations. Prevention and treatment of diabetes are more important today than ever before. During the current pandemic, we are observing increased risk for both   Read More

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    Manage Diabetes: 7 Amazing Detox Water Recipes You Can Try

    Highlights Diabetes has affected 6{c33c21346ff5e26ab8e0ae3d29ae4367143f0d27c235e34c392ea37decdb8bed} of world population, states WHO Balanced lifestyle is a must to manage the blood sugar levels in body We bring you 7 detox drinks that can be made with kitchen herbs, spices Diabetes has been one of the major health concerns across the globe. It is a chronic lifestyle disease affecting almost 6 percent of the world population, as per the World Health Organization (WHO). In fact, WHO estimates that India has approximately 8.7 percent diabetic population in the age group between 20 and 70 years. A study, published in the journal Lancet, stated that   Read More

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    From gut health to fighting diabetes, here are 8 reasons why you should include dates in your diet

    The best time to relish food is undoubtedly winter. It’s not just because of the dipping temperature, but also the variety of healthy and nutritious food that’s on offer. Whether it’s veggies, nuts, or fruits, we’re all spoilt for choice. One such delish winter food is dates, and we love it more than anything else! Dates are one of the most nutritious winter fruits. Also, when the temperature is cold as hell, then dates warm your body, and keep you cozy. When it comes to nutrition, dates always hit the right spot. Dates contain several vitamins and minerals, in addition   Read More

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    Local News: List of diabetic dessert recipes to make at home, learning more about diabetes (8/11/20)

    Depending on what type of diabetes a person is diagnosed with in the United States, it can be hard to accept the dietary changes. However, when it comes to the dietary changes it doesn’t necessarily mean giving up dessert. There are always recipes to fallback on. Pictured above is a raspberry smoothie. Photo courtesy of pixabay.com According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, or NIDDK, “Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high.” While diabetes may seem it can only occur in people 65 and older,   Read More

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    5 of the best foods to lower blood sugar and manage diabetes

    Oatmeal with fruit and nuts is one of the best foods to lower blood sugar. Alena Haurylik / Shutterstock The best foods to eat to lower blood sugar include whole grains, fruits and vegetables, oatmeal, nuts, and garlic. If you have diabetes or may be at risk, it’s important to regulate your blood-sugar levels with a healthy diet and be aware of the glycemic index of the foods you eat. This article was medically reviewed by Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD, nutrition and wellness expert with a private practice based in New York City. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for   Read More

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