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  • Are the ADA (American Diabetic Association) Guidelines a One-Size-Fits-All Approach Right for Every Diabetic?
    June 18, 2024

    Are the ADA (American Diabetic Association) Guidelines a One-Size-Fits-All Approach Right for Every Diabetic?

    I will often have clients join my program who tell me that their doctor has aske them to follow the ADA diet for diabetes management. They would have tried to do so themselves and even decipher the eating pattern based on web research, but with little success. 

    The ADA (American Diabetes Association) is a leading non-profit in the US dedicated to everything related to diabetes.

    You probably already know about it. 

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  • 5 Steps to Reverse Diabetes Neuropathy Naturally.
    June 16, 2024

    5 Steps to Reverse Diabetes Neuropathy Naturally.

    Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) levels can injure nerves throughout your body, but diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. It is a common and serious complication of diabetes that affects up to 50% of people with diabetes.

    Because we specialize in Diabetes Management, it is common for us to see clients struggling with neuropathy often. It also seems to be a wake- up call for a lot of our clients.

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  • 10 Hidden Food Ingredients That Might Be Making Your Diabetes Worse.
    June 16, 2024

    10 Hidden Food Ingredients That Might Be Making Your Diabetes Worse.

    Mindful eating is absolutely essential when you have diabetes. It's all about being aware of what you're putting on your plate – and how it might affect your blood sugar. 

    However, here's the catch: sneaky ingredients can hide in seemingly healthy foods, making diabetes management difficult.

    These are sugars, fats, and other ingredients that companies might add to processed foods without clearly labeling them. They can appear as unrecognizable terms on the ingredient list, making it tough to know what you're really consuming.

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  • 7 Reasons Why A High Protein Diet is Bad for Diabetes Management.
    June 7, 2024

    7 Reasons Why A High Protein Diet is Bad for Diabetes Management.

    When it comes to Diabetes, excess fats add to body weight, and carbohydrates directly cause sugar spikes.

    In this scenario, protein has always been the go- to nutrient for people with diabetes. Why? It is protein, after all! We know that it helps build lean muscle mass. Also, it does not cause sugar spikes.

    But are there any downsides to eating a high- protein diet? Also, does the type of protein you are eating (weather it is coming from animal's or plant's) matter? Is chicken different from paneer or both different from pulses?

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  • From Pre-Conception to Delivery: Mastering Diabetes for a Healthy Pregnancy.
    May 28, 2024

    From Pre-Conception to Delivery: Mastering Diabetes for a Healthy Pregnancy.

    If you are pregnant, or planning to get pregnant, your doctor must have guided you about gestational diabetes. When a pregnant, non-diabetic female develops diabetes after the 20th week of gestation, we call it gestational diabetes. This often goes away after childbirth, but the risk remains in the subsequent pregnancies.

    You might be concluding that if it develops only after the 20th week and goes away by itself, there is nothing to worry about.

    But Gestational Diabetes can put the baby and yourself at risk. 

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  • Diabetes Reversal with a Mediterranean Diet- Do's and Don'ts
    May 22, 2024

    Diabetes Reversal with a Mediterranean Diet- Do's and Don'ts

    During a conversation with a patient, I sensed they had made peace with their diabetes. 

    So I asked them a question. ‘Have you heard about the Mediterranean diet?

    They told me that the Mediterranean diet is a traditional diet that involves eating organic, natural foods, mostly plants. When I told them that traditionally, the Mediterranean's never had diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, or any such disease, they were amazed. 

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  • Diabetes Management for Teens with Lifestyle Modification.
    May 13, 2024

    Diabetes Management for Teens with Lifestyle Modification.

    Having diabetes as a teen can be challenging. But we see young clients with diabetes in our clinic all the time. Most often, obesity and bad lifestyle is a leading factor. In some cases, Diabetes can be triggered by an auto- immune condition also like in the case of type 1 diabetes. 

    However, regardless of the type of diabetes you have, you can still make sustainable and easy lifestyle and nutritional changes to take charge of your health.

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  • Top 10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Diabetes.
    May 8, 2024

    Top 10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Diabetes.

    Diabetic patients know how important it is to navigate their daily nutritional choices. Especially for those who have been  struggling with diabetes for a long- time, one can becomes increasingly sensitive to the rise and fall of blood glucose levels in the body.
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