Eating fruits and veggies in their whole state, rather than mashed, pureed, juiced, etc., generally lessens their impact on blood sugar. And fresh produce has a bigger nutritional punch of antioxidants and vitamins than fruits and veggies shipped long distances or processed. If it's farmer's market season, it's prime time for fresh, local produce bursting with flavor at bargain prices. Today, stop by your roadside stand and pick up some low-carb favorites for dinner.
Grilled Steak with Caper Sauce Eggplant Caviar Dark Chocolate Brownies Fresh Strawberry Almond Tart (Gluten Free) Zucchini Mint Salad Peanut Cucumber Salad Saucy Green Beans and Cauliflower Zucchini and Squash Ocean Spray® Pink Frosties Spicy Chipotle Meat Loaf
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...