Posts Tagged ‘diabetes meal plan’

Diabetes & Snacking?

August 31, 2012

Here is a question I recently answered from someone visiting GlucoMenu:

Q: I am a student and I’m home all day alone so I get bored and want to munch.  Also, I’m going from a very large calorie daily intake to only 1200 calories a day (which is what my doctor told me to do but haven’t been able to stick with).  Do you have any tips on how to get through the day without creeping into the kitchen?
A:  It can be very difficult being at home alone with the temptation of eating.  It does take time for your body to adjust to a lower calorie level.  Stick with it though, you will get used to the smaller portions. A few suggestions…  Click the following link to read my entire answer:  Diabetes & Snacking

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Diabetes & Beverage Choices

August 17, 2012

Here is a question I recently received from someone visiting GlucoMenu:

Q:  I am not a great water drinker and tend to go for the juices.  Frozen orange juice and canned apple juice are two of my choices.  Is frozen orange juice considered sugar free?

A:  Fruit juices are definitely NOT sugar free.  Juice tends to be one of the quickest ways to increase blood sugar. Instead of juices, you might look at…

You can read the entire answer by visiting:  GlucoMenu – Diabetes & Beverage Choices