Does what you eat cause diabetes? Does what you drink effect your blood sugar? In honor of American Diabetes Month, we decided to shed light on recent findings and dispel popular myths about diabetes for your health and peace of mind. Test your diabetes knowledge with the top 5 questions we hear on a regular basis.
What can I eat on a Diabetic Diet?
Is it true that eating too many sweets causes diabetes?
Can I prevent or control diabetes if I drink coffee every day?
Should I avoid all white food, especially white sugar, flour and rice?
Is it true I should avoid fruit because it is too high in sugar?
It is important, and possible, to successfully manage diabetes with a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude. It’s not as hard as you might think!
As seen in the Fort Collins Coloradoan
Melissa Wdowik, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND
is a nutrition educator with over 20 years experience as a college professor, nutrition coach, presenter and writer, as well as a nutrition consultant and founding director of the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center.