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
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...