Judith Jones-Ambrosini

Diabetes Diet #20: Oranges and Olives for the Holiday Season

Diabetes Recipes:

Olivada Crostini
Orange and Olive Salad
Chicken Oranges and Olives
Mediterranean Oranges

Two gifts of nature that begin with "O", Oranges and Olives

The holiday season welcomes a brush with exotic, adventurous food. Visualize the marriage of the bright orange orange and the lustrous black or green olive. Then imagine what they will taste like in the same delightful, healthy dish.

Diabetes Diet #19: Yoga For Enhanced Diabetes Care

Diabetes Recipes:

Marinated and Baked Tofu

All across the country, athletes, housewives, business people, kids, seniors, everybody seems to have some yoga in their lives. We know how revitalized our bodies feel after stretching, bending and taking long deep breaths. We know that yoga is an ancient practice, but for many the information stops there. Let's delve a bit in pursuit of answers to educate ourselves on the way of yoga and how it enhances diabetes care.

Diabetes Diet #14: Palate Pleasing Pastas

Carb counting is not an exact science, but it is a good barometer for balancing insulin and carbohydrates to achieve smooth diabetes care. One catch can be the temptation to overindulge in empty carbs like cakes and candy. Sure, you can bolus for the amount of carbs in a brownie once in awhile, but a steady diet of such indulgence will eventually take its toll on all systems. Be smart and go for the nutrient dense foods like fresh veggies, whole grains, seasonal fruits, lean protein and unsaturated fat. These are the big winners that payoff by making you look great and feel vibrant. You can't hide a good thing. How about droping down to Recipe Central for a taste of a few good carbs you can "count" on.


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