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High Triglyceride Diet

High Triglyceride Diet

There is no reason to have a high triglyceride diet.  Diets that are high in triglycerides are also higher in other types of fat, such as cholesterol and eating a high triglyceride diet can result in complications, including heart disease that can manifest itself in having a heart attack, stroke, or peripheral vascular disease. There […]

How Many Carbohydrates Should A Person With Diabetes Eat Each Day?

How Many Carbohydrates Should A Person With Diabetes Eat Each Day?

Many diabetics know that carbs are something you shouldn’t eat too much of if you want to keep your blood sugar down.  The types of carbohydrate foods you eat each day and how many carbs you eat are vital when managing your blood sugars.  The idea is to strike a balance between the insulin levels […]

Sugar Alcohols

Sugar Alcohols

Sugar alcohols represent a classification of molecules that act as low-calorie sweeteners. They can be found in many foods a diabetic eats, such as sugar-free gum, puddings that advertise that they are “no sugar added”, cookies, and ice cream.  In these types of foods, you’ll find that they contain sugar alcohols instead of sugar, which […]

Coenzyme Q 10: A little Known Supplement That Yields Big Results

Diabetes is a progressively increasing menace and is a consequence of the modern lifestyle. According to WHO, there are 422 million adult diabetics in the world1. In spite of many drugs available in the market, to control diabetes and its complications, the search for newer and better treatment continues. One of the compounds which is […]

Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides With Little or No Glycemic Effect in Type 2 Diabetics

Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides With Little or No Glycemic Effect in Type 2 Diabetics

Many doctors recommend fish oil, which is high in omega 3 fatty acids, to their diabetic patients. Fish oil generally comes from cold water ocean fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, and sardines. There are three different types of omega 3 fatty acids: 1) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), 2) docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and 3) alpha-linolenic acid. […]

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