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HOW TO GET YOUR KIDS TO EAT MORE VEGETABLES SO THEY AVOID DEVELOPING TYPE 2 DIABETES
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 22-7-2016

There are several known ways to get children to eat vegetables. Here’s a list. See how many vegetables your kids are eating right now and how many you could add to their plate… 1. Don’t get emotional when your kids don’t eat their vegetables. By placing more emphasis on them not eating v Read More

HEART DISEASE IS IMPROVED WHEN DIABETICS EAT VEGETABLES…
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 21-7-2016

Over a period of 12 months, Australian researchers tested the effects of fruits and vegetables on a group of people who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and hardening of the arteries in the carotid intima-media thickness. They divided the diabetics into two groups… Group 1 consumed thei Read More

READY WITH YOUR NEW YEAR’s GOALS?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 18-1-2016

  You could have been super busy on New Year’s, returning from a vacation or from a short getaway or even a party or fun celebration – and didn’t really have time to create your goals yet for the new year. Don’t worry, there is still time. You don’t have to be official and start on [ Read More

COCKTAILS AND TYPE 2 DIABETES
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 24-11-2015

Getting through the holidays as a Type 2 diabetic can be challenging with all of the scrumptious food at your disposal. You’ve got to take extra caution in monitoring your blood sugar as you consider which foods you should and shouldn’t be eating. The situation becomes further complicated if you Read More

WHY SHOULD I REMOVE HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP FROM MY DIET?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 21-10-2015

“Bad things” happen when you include high fructose corn syrup in your diet. In one study, healthy individuals consumed either glucose or fructose-sweetened drinks. The drinks were made up of either 25% of the calories from glucose or 25% of the calories from fructose. They consumed the s Read More

WHICH FOODS CONTAIN HIDDEN SUGARS?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 7-10-2015

Some foods on the market should not even be called foods because they are a mock-up. Many foods present with artificial preservatives, chemicals and added sugars and are far, far away from what a natural food looks like or tastes. Your mission is to detect these artificial foods and the fake sugars Read More

HOW CAN I GET MY FAMILY TO STOP EATING SO MUCH SUGAR?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 28-9-2015

When you decide to give up sugar, the next step is to engage in support from your family and friends. There are a few ways to do this… You could start a 30-day challenge for your family on eating without sugar. Tell them about the benefits and make it an experience to discover the benefits. [& Read More

NEED SOME DIABETIC HUMOR?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 9-9-2015

There’s a YouTube channel called Glucose Meter Duo that delivers diabetes news with quite a bit of humor. You’ll laugh at least a few times when you see this segment… https://youtu.be/rPFEZLUq4ok Humor is a neglected strategy in health, but it can reduce fears and stress and create more ef Read More

WHY DOES SUGAR HURT IF YOU’RE A TYPE 2 DIABETIC?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 26-8-2015

There are several reasons why sugar is literally the worst possible food to have in your diet if you’re diabetic. Here’s a list… 1. Sugar depletes your body of B vitamins and minerals. As a diabetic, you need every one of the vitamins and minerals you can possibly get. 2. Sugar causes insu Read More

Why Does My Dietitian and Doctor Tell Me Sugar is Okay for Diabetics?
Posted by Beverleigh H Piepers RN, Dated 17-8-2015

The simple answer to this question is that your dietitian and doctor are misinformed. Your dietitian gets information from the American Dietetic Association. Your doctor gets information from the American Medical Association. Both your dietitian and your medical doctor have to operate within the sta Read More