Category Archives: Nutrition

Avocados – A Superfood For Diabetes

As a diabetic, I love AVOCADOS!  So why do I love avocados, and why are they so good for those with diabetes?  Well first, it’s all fat, and it’s all good for you.  It’s yummy like butter, except instead of … Continue reading

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Secret Paleo Dragon Chili Recipe

Many years ago, my brothers godfather Hank, gave me an awesome Cincinnati chili recipe, that I’ve modified just a little, and now I call it “Paleo Dragon Chili” because it’s pretty hot.  This is homemade chili, not the kind of … Continue reading

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Always Read The Nutrition Label

Let me start this article by saying “always read the nutrition label”.  Yesterday, my cousin, who cares about my health, was concerned for me when she discovered that I still drink diet Coke.  I asked why, and she said she’s … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Chia for Diabetes

Do you have any idea what the wonders of chia for diabetes are? Please allow me to enlighten you! Chia, a plant from the mint family, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. Used by Aztec and Mayan warriors … Continue reading

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The Great Diabetes and Pizza Controversy

Diabetes and pizza.  Hmmmm?  If you have diabetes, and you love pizza, you’ve probably experienced the blood sugar roller coaster that occurs after you’ve filled your tummy with as much as it can stand without exploding.  (Everybody’s done it!)  Over … Continue reading

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Agave Nectar and Fructose Are Evil

Yes, agave nectar and fructose are strong with the dark side of the force.  Last week, I posted a tweet that said “fructose is poison”, and small group of people disagreed with me, and asked me to provide how much is safe, and proof of … Continue reading

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Paleo is helping my diabetes!

I’m happy to report that the paleo lifestyle has helped me to improve my hemoglobin A1C by 2.5 points in 6 months!  This is huge for me!  Just like many type 1 diabetics I ride the blood sugar rollercoaster, and … Continue reading

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Yes, you’re responsible for the obesity epidemic . . .

Yes, you heard me.  It’s not the fault of the government, or the advertisers, or the farmers, it’s you.  Every time you make the choice to buy fast food, or one of those food products that you KNOW is bad … Continue reading

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More Paleo and Ketosis for Diabetes Observations

I haven’t been working out for about a month now, as I was trying to ease into a ketosis lifestyle.  I stopped my workouts because I was already stressing my body with the ketosis.  In the past when I tried … Continue reading

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Paleo and Ketosis for a Type 1 Diabetic

Ketosis and diabetes are 2 words that instill fear in the hearts of most diabetics.  It used to instill fear into me as well, until I started reading about paleo and primal living, and how ketosis doesn’t always mean you’re … Continue reading

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