Foods to Fight Inflammation
By Jack Challem
Chronic inflammation almost always lurks beneath the surface of diabetes and excess weight. You can't see or feel it, but this type of inflammation increases the risk of coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with diabetes.
Processed sugars and other high-glycemic starches increase inflammation, just as they raise blood sugar, according to research.
Good news, though: Many foods have anti-inflammatory properties. Here are 11 of the best...
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Crabmeat and Corn Quesadillas Spanish Kidney Beans & Rice Lite-Italian Vegetable Soup Lemon Garlic Chicken Asparagus with Warm Vinaigrette Fruity Rum Yogurt Rice and Black Bean Salad Fruit Compote in Spiced Wine Cranberry Pistachio Cream Cheese Moroccan-Style Bean and Phyllo Pie
Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...