High Cholesterol and Frozen Yogurt

High Cholesterol and Frozen Yogurt

I know considering that I have high cholesterol I probably shouldn’t be looking at ice cream or frozen yogurt, but I’ve heard everything in moderation is fine. My question is did I make the right choice in putting down that ice cream bucket? What should I look for when I look at nutrition facts (numbers to be exact) and how much should I limit myself?

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Shopping Tips for Diabetics

Shopping Tips for Diabetics

Eating well for diabetes means building your meals and snacks around protein, healthy fats, fibre and long-lasting carbohydrate.  Having a combination of nutrients acts to slow the release of sugar into your bloodstream, keeping blood sugar levels from rising (or subsequently falling) too quickly. Also, it is recommended that people with diabetes limit the amount of salt and fat, especially saturated fat, in their diet. If you think of dividing your food on a luncheon-sized plate, half of your plate should be veggies, one-quarter of your plate should be protein and the starch component should make up the remaining quarter. A glass of calcium-containing beverage and a piece of fruit can round out a meal nicely.

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