Self-Care Tip #2 Eat More Plants

Click here to Download Your Lose Eight Pounds in 30-days Walking Calendar: Lose weight and lower your blood sugar in just 30 days.  A plant-based diet is associated with a lower risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and death from any cause. For example, a 2017 study published in JAMA showed that consuming justContinue reading “Self-Care Tip #2 Eat More Plants”

Self-Care Tip # 1: Increase Your Fiber

Download the Lose 8 Pounds in 30 Days-Beginner Walking Calendar. It’s Free Increase your fiber Few Americans eat enough fiber in their daily diet; the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 14 grams for every 1,000 calories per day or about 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men daily. This will vary dependingContinue reading “Self-Care Tip # 1: Increase Your Fiber”

Three Ways That Walking Improves Your Overall Health

Listen to Episode 17 of The Diabetic Toolbox Podcast: Three Ways That Walking Improves Your Overall Health Download The Diabetic Toolbox Beginner Walking Calendar my gift to you As someone diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, you always look for the best way to lose weight and get healthy. Because we know from theContinue reading “Three Ways That Walking Improves Your Overall Health”

Overnight Cherry Coconut Chia Pudding

(Serves 2) Overnight chia puddings are a great choice if you’re busy in the morning and still want a hearty, refreshing breakfast. This version is made with cherries, but you can easily be substituted with frozen berries. I love honey but if you don’t. Try a few chopped dates to sweeten it up! 3 tablespoonsContinue reading “Overnight Cherry Coconut Chia Pudding”

Three Reasons to Consider Managing Type 2 Diabetes with a Plant-Based Diet

You don’t have to give up meat entirely but try an experiment. Cut your meat intake by half for the next two weeks and notice how you feel. Check your weight at the beginning and at the end. Then, decide for yourself if you want to go back to your normal portion of meat or if you want to cut back even further and run an additional experiment.

Sugar Vs. Salt: Which One is Worse?

People with diabetes have a higher chance of developing high blood pressure; this could increase their chances of developing cardiovascular disease.