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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips (Part 1)

It’s that time of year again. Holiday parties and family gatherings can present a special challenge when it comes to eating healthy – especially for people who are trying to prevent or control diabetes. The key to a diabetes-friendly gathering is having a variety of healthy food selections, including a selection of vegetable dishes. Check our book […]

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What’s a serving?

What’s a serving? Sometimes you’d be surprised. A ‘serving’ is different to a ‘portion’. As serving is usually a standard measure; a single serving. A portion is usually the amount you would actually use, which could be more than 1 serving. For fruits and vegetables, a serving is ½ cup or 1 medium (palm-size); leafy greens […]

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Benefits of coconut water

Coconut water is an excellent beverage and is low in calories compared to many juices and soft drinks. It is also rich in potassium, which can help to lower blood pressure. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or if you are trying to lose some weight, you can enjoy drinking coconut water in exchange […]

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