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Bread crumb alternative? Go nuts!
Tips for living a healthier, happier life with diabetes
Slice your sandwich this way to cut your appetite


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Bread crumb alternative? Go nuts!

Since nutrition and better eating habits are always a big topic.  I believe that tips for living a healthier and happier life will be the best topic today.
I had someone the other day comment that they heard bread crumbs aren't good for you blood sugar levels.  They ask if this was true? And if so, what are some healthy substitutes they could use when cooking?
Well, since bread crumbs are refined carbs, they can cause your blood sugar to spike. If you want a crunchy crust that's carb-free, try nuts.

Tips for living a healthier, happier life with diabetes

Tips for living a Healthier, Happier Life with Diabetes

Q:Ive heard that because I have type 2 diabetes, my risk for heat attack is the same as th at of some who's already had a heart attack.  Is this true?
A:  Yes.  That's because diabetes is itself a risk factor for heart disease and stroke.  Over time, high blood sugar levels can promote the buildup of fatty deposits on blood vessel walls, hampering circulation and hardening arteries.

Slice your sandwich this way to cut your appetite

Getting more satisfaction from your sandwich could be as simple as slicing into it. 

Cutting certain foods into pieces before digging in could help you feel more satiated and lead you to eat less overall, according to a recent Arizona State University study. In the 301–student experiment, each student was given a whole bagel with cream cheese, or one that was precut into four pieces. Students who received a quartered bagel ate less of it, and also ate less food served at a buffet 20 minutes later.
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