GlucoMenu® Newsletter January 31 - February 6, 2011
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Featured Article: What's the difference between carbohydrate and sugar?
Sugar is a carbohydrate. There are 3 main sources of calories your body can use for energy: carbohydrates, fat, and protein. Carbohydrates are your body’s favorite source of energy. There are 3 groups of carbohydrates...
Carbohydrate vs. Sugar
Message from Christine:
Hi Everyone! This week's newsletter includes:
Make it a great week!
Christine Carlson, Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator
- Carbohydrate vs. Sugar
- Breakfast Burrito Recipe
- Should I be eating gluten free? (E-mails to Christine)
- Eye Check-Up
- Joining an Exercise Class
- Support Group
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director
E-mails to Christine:
Q: Should I be eating gluten free products?
A: There is no reason to eliminate gluten unless you have an allergy or intolerance to it. Some research shows that those with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk for Celiac disease...
Read Christine's Entire Answer
Food Picker® Updates:
Tip of the Week:
Get your eyes checked annually. Retinopathy is an eye complication associated with diabetes. Controlling blood sugar and regular eye doctor visits can help to prevent this complication.
The American Diabetes Association recommends having a thorough eye exam when you are diagnosed with diabetes if you are over the age of 30 and every year
Greg's Exercise Tips:
GlucoMenu® Support Group:
In this issue:
GlucoMenu® Breakfast Burrito
1/4 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup red onion, diced
1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 oz. low sodium mozzarella cheese
1 Mission low carb soft taco size tortilla
1. Pour egg substitute into non-stick skillet. Begin to cook on medium heat.
2. As eggs begin to solidify, add vegetables and cheese and gently fold mixture. Continue to heat until eggs are cooked.
3. Serve mixture on tortilla.
4. Makes 1 burrito.
Nutrition Facts per serving:
Calories: 223, Carbohydrate: 23 g, Fiber: 12 g, Fat: 7 g, Protein: 18 g, Sodium: 445 mg
1. Angry with diabetes
2. How do I help my husband?
3. Seasoned Type II person
4. Weight loss advice?
5. Can I make pre-diabetes go away? (response)
6. Actose? (response)
I have found your program to be very useful and I would recommend it to anyone in need of an easy to use diet that gets the results and is very tasty to boot.
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