The Tour De Cure is a great event hosted to raise awareness, fundraise and meet new people that strive to end Diabetes. I am joining a coorperate team, and think it is great for other responsible coorperations to enroll in programs like this.
I am currently fundraising as well and would be greatful to anyone that can help donate to this cause.
Why I Ride...
I am riding because the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure is so much more than a cycling event to me. It is my opportunity to change the future and make a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes.
I am committed to ride and raise money in this inspirational event not because 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, but because I personally know some of them, and I want to do something about it. Won’t you help me start a chain reaction?
Chances are, you also know someone who has been affected by diabetes and you already know how important it is to stop this disease. By making a donation on my behalf or by joining my team, you will be helping the Association provide community-based education programs, protect the rights of people with diabetes and fund critical research for a cure.
With your help, we will fight for a future where a parent does not have to hear that their child has diabetes. A future where an adult does not have to face the uncertain times ahead after receiving a diabetes diagnosis. A future where you and I will know that we had a part in making this possible.
I truly appreciate your support. Together we can Stop Diabetes!
Maybe I'm just not getting something. I don't buy food one day at a time, and don't know anyone who does. Wouldn't a week of plans be better? Is there something I'm missing somewhere?
I'd love to see a grocery list for these meal plans so we wouldn't have to go through them all and try to figure out what is needed. If you provided a complete list, we could grab a copy and rush off to the store, after marking off what we already have. That way we don't miss something needed in the recipes when we start cooking the meals. Thanks.
There is at least as much research linking preservative-laden, processed and chemically "enhanced" foods to disease as there is research linking full fat foods to disease. I'm sure you are aware of the recent research showing that full-fat versions of dairy products are better for us than non-fat or low-fat versions.
I would very much like some reliable information about how to prepare diabetic-friendly meals, and I assume the ADA is interested in providing information on optimum nutrition to diabetics like me.
My income is very limited and yet I love to cook. Although I find myself drooling at your delightful meal plans, many of the one day plans would require a major chunk of my monthly budget. I would like to see weekly plans with grocery lists that can work for people with a monthly food budget of $200 or less. I often plan meals with a theme to make a few ingredients stretch for several meals. However, it would be helpful to have expert models of how to do this while maintaining balanced nutrition. This might include homemade versions of favorite quick box dinners, making things in advance to freeze or refrigerate them, or using a base recipe for, say, tomato sauce, to create chili, spagetti, soup or other related recipes throughout a week. Using the one day plan format of including snacks and meals would make it possible to design a week long menu that would not break my budget in a single day. I also enjoy the related articles that teach me how to better choose and prepare fresh foods. I'd be willing to squeeze some funds( a reasonable amount) out of my budget to pay for an online or local course that would help teach these very necessary culinary and meal planning skills--especially if I knew the funds would go to help other newly diagnosed folks like myself have free or very low cost access to a diabetes nutritionist.
I don't know a single foodie who would use nonfat cheese, egg substitutes, "nonfat half and half" (what on earth is that anyway? half and half is, by definition, half milk and half cream), or Splenda.
Foodies use whole foods, and natural ingredients. There are ways to cook healthy, diabetic friendly dishes that don't involve fake foods. If you are going to post recipes full of fake foods that's fine, just please don't insult our intelligence by labelling them "Foodie" recipes.
I have one for you: I used to get the health food kind of margarine sticks. I haven't been able to find any healthful margarine sticks of late. So, my question is this: How do I bake with whipped, non-dairy spread when there's no margarine around. I'd really like to bake some cookies! Has anyone figured out the proportion of whipped to sticks?
Happy New Year.
I'm tempted to use the paleo diet exclusively. I've been on it a few days--I notice a change for the better--I'm not craving sweets all the time, and worse, eating them all the time!
I would like to bake an apple pie as a holiday gift for a family that just recently discovered their 12 year old has type II diabetes.
My recipe is : Pastry-2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon sea salt, 2/3 cup crisco shortening
Filling: 1/3 cup spenda brown sugar, 1/4 c flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon sea salt, 8 cups peeled Granny Smith & Fuji Apples mixed.
I have never dealt with Diabetes before. I do not want to make something with good intentions just to find it was detrimental to the health of this child.
Any comments would be welcome - thank you
I tried Barbary fig ,it's reducing sugar level with diabetes 1 :
it's amazing , i like sweet very much and was not allowed to eat it only very little, i read about Barbary Fig in internet , it reduces sugar level by 34 percent , trying it , I eat by 300 grams of Kanafa sweet (arabic sweet ,very sweet with white cheese ) and eat 3 pieces of Barbary fig after such rich sugar sweet (of course you have to remove the thorny peel) , after 2 hours i find sugar level 114
other idea :
Flaxe seeds also reduces sugar level , read about it it's also good ro reduce Cholestrol
Is there a way to add foods by entering the nutritional value according to the label on the food you consumed or do you have to use foods from the list? I shop by reading labels and hope I don't have to go with the foods on the list. Also why is a 44 carb muffin Diabetic friendly?
Since sodium is the new fat for health-conscious individuals, I would sure like to see more low-sodium recipes, DH has not only diabetes but heart failure (not so unusual, unfortuneately). So, I moniter sodium like a mother bear looking after her cubs. We are trying to keep to 1500 mg a day and everyone is being cautioned to cut back. Thanks for listening, and certainly thanks for this website.
I am allergic to all milk and diary products, which seems to be in every recipe, ie> cheese, because it is high protein. Can you please suggest alternatives. Also allergic to artificial sweetners. Please help. Thank you so much.
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