By now, you should have completed three weeks of The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge! How are you doing? Please check in, in the Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics Facebook group (if you're not a member, please consider joining!). Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics group members sometimes ask for sample menus and meal plans suitable for diabetics. There is certainly … Continue reading Nutrition, cont. – Food Lists & Meal Plans
Nutrition, cont. – Food Categories
By now, you should have completed two weeks of The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge! How are you doing? Please check in, in the Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics Facebook group (if you're not a member, please consider joining!). This chapter looks at selected foods and food categories, with documented references where appropriate. I have compiled a handy … Continue reading Nutrition, cont. – Food Categories
Create a Food List and Meal Plans
Goals: To explore and collect recipes using real food ingredients that are acceptable for YOU. And then to create a one- or two-week meal plan using the recipes and foods that you have determined are the best choices for YOU. Many times members will ask us for an approved food list or for a diabetic-friendly … Continue reading Create a Food List and Meal Plans
How Many “Servings” of Fruit and Vegetables?
A few days ago, one of our members found this ad in an Adventist publication and shared it with the group. First of all, this tidbit is not specifically for diabetics but for the general public. It focused on heart attack, stroke, and cancer, not diabetes. The first thing I wondered was where they got … Continue reading How Many “Servings” of Fruit and Vegetables?
Two Challenges for October
Managing diabetes is, in itself, a challenge. Why would you want to add additional challenges, you ask? Well, the challenges given in this blog post are not additional obstacles to be overcome, but they are strategies and tactics to employ in order to reach the goals you have set for yourself. I have begun a … Continue reading Two Challenges for October
Looking at “The Ultimate List of Foods for Diabetics”
This past week, an article entitled "The Ultimate List of 25 Foods that Help Control Your Blood Sugar Levels" appeared in my Facebook Newsfeed. This type of article is written for the general gullible public for the sole purpose of generating revenue from the ads that accompany such articles. The authors are not going to … Continue reading Looking at “The Ultimate List of Foods for Diabetics”