December 15, 2021
The holidays are a time to eat, drink, and be merry! However, eating and drinking sugary foods and drinks can make it difficult to manage weight and control blood sugars—which might not leave you feeling merry.
September 27, 2021
Monk fruit is a keto-friendly sweetener that tastes and bakes like sugar. Learn health benefits, safety, baking tips, and recipes with monk fruit sweetener.
September 21, 2021
A key benefit to diabetes nutrition shakes is that they can serve as meal or snack replacements. A diabetes nutrition shake with the right blend of nutrients can help keep blood sugars stable and thereby help prevent hypoglycemia. So how do I choose a good diabetes nutrition shake?
September 21, 2021
It’s a known fact that Americans are consuming more added sugars every day than recommended for health. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, no more than 10% of ones’ daily total calories should be added sugars; in other words, for a 2,000-calorie diet, that would equate to roughly four tablespoons per day. The American Heart Association takes this even further by suggesting no more than three tablespoons for men and two tablespoons per day for women. So, what can we do?
July 26, 2021
Snacks can be an important part of a person’s day, especially for a person with diabetes. Skipping or delaying meals can lead to blood sugar crashes or even blood sugar spikes! Spikes can occur because a person with diabetes may overeat after having a low blood sugar or their body simply wants them to compensate… Read More
May 10, 2021
Whether you’re wanting to make lower-calorie recipes to support weight loss, following a low-carb keto diet, or need to consume less sugar to help manage your blood sugar levels, you may be wondering which sugar substitutes are best for your baking needs. Traditional table sugar plays several important roles in baking. Besides adding flavor and… Read More
April 22, 2021
When you embark on a keto diet, you must bid farewell to sugar. Sugar isn’t a keto-friendly sweetener.
But giving up sugar can be tough, especially if you have a sweet tooth. How will you make Grandma’s famous chocolate chip cookies now?
Don’t worry, you have options. Allulose, monk fruit, stevia, and erythritol are all keto sweeteners that taste and bake like sugar, without the negative health impacts.
February 11, 2021
It’s no secret that we have an added sugars problem in the U.S. In fact, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – the group responsible for providing input and recommendations that helps to shape the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – recently reported that the average American gets about 13% of their total daily calories from added sugars.