If you have diabetes should you use sugar substitutes, aka, artificial sweeteners, low calorie sweeteners or non-nutritive sweeteners? (For the purpose of this article we will use the term low calorie sweeteners, abbreviated as LCS.) Are they safe? Can they help you lose weight or reduce your blood sugar?
Unlike most conventional diabetic diets, which are low in fat and high in carbs, the Bernstein diet is HIGH in fat and LOW in carbs. If you choose Dr. Bernstein’s plan, here's a helpful guide of what foods you should avoid.
Vitamin D may help protect against diabetes, a major disease estimated to affect 8.3 percent of the United States population. A growing number of studies suggest that running low on vitamin D may raise your risk of diabetes. In addition, vitamin D deficiency may increase risk of heart disease and death among people who already have diabetes. Learn more about Vitamin D and how to incorporate it into your diet.