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Green Smoothie Recipes For Diabetics

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10 Delicious Diabetic-friendly Smoothies

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you need to deny yourself all the foods you love, but you do want to make healthier food choices. One good choice is to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, which are heavy in nutrition but light in calories. Some fruits and vegetables are better for managing your diabetes than others. Look for produce that’s low on the glycemic index and load, meaning it won’t spike your blood sugar. Low-glycemic fruits and vegetables include: It’s also important to get plenty of calcium- and probiotic-rich dairy foods to fortify your bones and provide good gut bacteria. Good sources are low-fat milk, kefir, and Greek yogurt. These foods are essential to any diabetes diet, yet you don’t need to eat them with a fork or even a spoon. You can pack a lot of nutrition into one smoothie and get a delicious treat. As long as you stick with healthy ingredients and don’t add extra sweeteners, you can enjoy these treats on a regular basis. Just remember when you do blend fruit into your smoothies to count them as part of your daily fruit allowance so you don’t overdo it on carbohydrates. Even natural sugar can drive up your blood sugar if you eat too much of it. Her Continue reading >>

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  1. Anonymous

    Metformin - 1000mg x2 day has it caused any weight gain with anyone?

    A1C normal for 4 years, should I ask doc to reduce cause I feel I'm gaining weight the longer I'm taking it, but I have no other side effects. Weight gain is not a phobia/image thing it's a health concern only because I'm taking gabapentin 900mg 3xday. see my concern

  2. KA kaismama

    You're A1C is normal you want to stop what is making it normal. That makes no sense. Metformin usually causes weight loss, in fact is used for weight loss. I would suggest the gabapentin is the problem. It is known for weight gain.

  3. AN

    Not meaning to be mean sounding cause that's not what I want anyone to read this as. Like I said, weight gain is not a worry about image. I'm not asking this question to be taken as shallow of a person as that. I have so MANY help problems stacked up due to a severe toxicity poisoning that I have not recovered from and won't due to the poison that took place from silicone implants leaking for 10 yrs. I was so sick, took that long to find Holistic surgeon 200 miles from home that had knowledge. 3 surgeries later- 2 weeks apart (3 because my chest cavity was black mold and fungus, to go in and scrap out dead tissue replace clogged drainage tubes and 6 month bedridden and nurse care. so yes weight gain would be a concern since I can barely get around now, do you understand a little more now. This site is to help understand meds. I am not planning on stopping my Metformin. That would be dumb since I do want my A1C to stay normal range.

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