Josephine Crawford

Zobo Drink Recipe

Zobo drink, also known as a sorrel drink (Jamaica and other Caribbean places) is refreshing and highly nutritious.  It is delicious with ginger, which adds more nutrients and minerals per glass. If you haven’t done so as yet, please read this article to learn about the health benefits of the Zobo drink.  Having done that,
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Teas for Diabetes - Zobo

Zobo is a non-alcoholic drink from Nigeria.  It is made from the Hibiscus Sabdariffa flower.  This flower comes from the Rosselle plant. The drink/tea is drunk both sweetened and unsweetened.  Please be reminded that a diabetic may prefer to consume this tea without sugar. As part of the series “teas for diabetes,” today we will
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Diabetic Recipes - Delicious

  In the book, “Delicious Diabetic-Friendly Recipes” you will receive 369 diabetes-friendly recipes.  Owning this book will rid you of the puzzle of “what do I eat to prevent that spike?” Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Recipes for the Entire Family Do you want GREAT MEALS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY?  Delicious Diabetic-Friendly Recipes is the book of choice!
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Junk Food and Diabetes

In order to tackle the Corona Virus, Mexico banned junk food for children.  This virus is bad news for diabetics.  Should diabetics eat junk food? This article will focus on junk food and diabetes so that we can conclude if diabetics should be indulging, and in the event they do, how often and possible choices
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What is a Normal A1c?

Blood sugar is measured using Hemoglobin A1c. This measurement gives us the average of our blood sugar over a 2 to 3 months period.  An extremely high figure could indicate the possibility of complications with our: Kidney (nephropathy) Nerve (neuropathy) Eye (retinopathy) When we lower our blood glucose level, we are providing better protection for our
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Blood Sugar Level Chart

It is important to know the desired blood glucose numbers when we want to control our blood sugar.  Here we will look at the normal and diabetic blood sugar ranges after fasting, 1 to 2 hours after a meal, and the HbA1c. Before we look at the blood sugar level chart, we will take a
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Diabetes Sample Meal Plans

A reader e-mailed me and asked me for some sample meal plans.  This request was a timely one since the previous article ended with a call to plan our meals. Diabetes Meal Planning A diabetic meal plan answers a few questions; What do I eat?  When do I eat?  How much do I eat?  The
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5 Things to Control Diabetes

There are a few, simple things we should do every morning to ensure that we lower high blood sugar in the morning, and also prevent horrible spikes during the day. The above is important because when diabetes is left untreated then the outcome can be catastrophic.  Kidney issues, heart diseases, stroke, vision problems, and loss
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