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What To Include In Your Diabetes Toolkit

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Imagine you’re out shopping and it’s been 3 hours since you last ate. Walking around the aisles of a department store hungry and tired can usher in the perfect storm for diabetes patients : Hypoglycemia. How do you counter hypoglycemia? By whipping out your handy diabetes toolkit, wharfing down your glucose tablets or sweets and […]

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9 Ways To Manage Stress And Diabetes

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Stress is an inevitable part of life. Whether you need to meet a deadline at work, make an important decision at home or plan a big family event, you’re likely to experience some level of stress. Infact, stress can be a motivating factor for many people to perform to their best ability. However too much […]

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Diabetes Recipes: 30 Minute Chicken and Veggie Bake

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Looking for some diabetes friendly recipes? Skin less chicken breast is a great source of protein and a great option for whipping up a quick healthy meal. This easy chicken and veggie bake is an easy and yummy way to get your protein fill for the day. Read More: Low Fat Zucchini Chips Read More: 12 […]

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Watch: Low-Fat Zucchini Chips

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If you’re low fat craving chips,we’ve got you covered! Zucchini chips are a great low-fat alternative to chips. They’re baked not fried and a great low carb way to snack during the day. What you need 2 cups zucchini cut into 1/4 inch thick circles 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup parmesan 1/4 teaspoons of salt, […]

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Chinese New Year And Diabetes – Try These Healthier Recipes!

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Chinese New Year (CNY) is around the corner and most of us are getting geared up for a day of eating, greeting relatives and of course collecting the much-awaited red packets! But Chinese New Year, like other major holidays, can be a trying time for diabetics. Amidst all the peanut cookies and pineapple tarts, it’s […]

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12 Famous People With Diabetes

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Diabetes is not a disease which only affects those who are overweight or less active. Turns out anyone can be diagnosed with diabetes no matter how famous or in shape. Here are 12 such celebrities who’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and have been working hard towards managing their condition through lifestyle changes.   Tom Hanks,now age […]

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Free Download: 12 Diabetes Superfood Recipes

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We recently brought you a list of 12 diabetes superfoods to include in your diet in 2017. Now we’re sharing a free download with healthy recipes using these superfoods to help you eat more of them this year.   Download all recipes here

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Ring In Pongal With These 4 Nutritious Millets

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The harvest festival, Pongal, is upon us and we decided to share a harvest crop that has gained popularity over the past few years amongst dieticians in India for its nutritional value. Millets have long been the main source of income for farmers in India and are a low cost food option which contains a […]

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Try This Healthier Ven Pongal Recipe

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The Pongal harvest festival is around the corner and you may be getting ready to cook your favourite rice ven pongal dish. For those with diabetes, the carbohydrate level in rice may cause blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise. So we experimented with a healthier alternative for rice in the traditional pongal dish. The Oats […]

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12 Ways To Lose Weight In 2017

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If you have ‘gone on a diet’ several times with great determination but have found it impossible to stick to it, what you really need is to learn the ‘tricks’ that will make you continue. Losing weight is about options and not restrictions. It is not about eating the minimum quantity of food that you can […]

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