Should you buy organic? Are some foods typically more laden with pesticides than other foods? Are there any good reasons to spend the extra money on organic products?
If you or a loved one has diabetes, you already go the extra mile to put the healthiest fare you can on your table and in your mouths each day.
How important is it that you choose organic? Here's what you need to know....
For a list of 27 fruits and vegetables ranked from highest pesticide load to lowest, click here.
Reviewed by Susan Weiner, RD, MS, CDE, CDN. 4/11
Jalapeno-Cheddar Cornbread Grilled Sea Bass Barley Pilaf Penne with Artichoke Sauce Bow Tie Pasta with Mushrooms and Asparagus Mahi Mahi Skewers with Spicy Peanut Sauce Blueberry Crumb Muffins (Gluten Free) Apple-Wild Rice Salad Hanukkah Carrot-Wheat Berry Salad Teriyaki Chicken
I am body dysmorphic. Since my teens, I have had what has been diagnosed as a distorted view of my weight, shape, and size. It is challenging, and it really does make living with diabetes even more difficult. For three days, in spite of no changes in a regimented eating and exercise routine, I have felt gigantic. I can barely look in the mirror because I don't like what I see. I feel as if I have tons of fat beneath my skin, just pulsing against the pores. I feel like...