Beating Prediabetes

Did you know November 14th is World Diabetes Day?  Type 2 Diabetes is a lifestyle disease and enlisting the help of a Nutritionist can help you manage your symptoms.  A Nutritionist can guide you make better choices to help you balance your blood sugars. A nutritionist can even help if you need to learn how to cook or need some new recipes!



Food can either have a positive or negative effect on your blood sugar.

Foods with a positive effect on your blood sugar are:

  • Healthy fats,
  • Flax,
  • Chia,
  • Oats,
  • Quinoa, and
  • Kale

Foods with a negative effect on blood sugar include:

  • Refined sugar,
  • Processed foods,
  • Juice

Here are a few recommendations:

  • Eat small, frequent meals
  • Include Omega 3s
  • Eat your veggies and berries
  • Use cinnamon
  • Increase fiber intake
  • Exercise regularly

My Grandmother passed away last year due to complications of Type 2 Diabetes. These complications may include heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and may even lead to amputation. Type 2 Diabetes is a lifestyle disease.  I know that diet and exercise can have a positive impact on your blood sugars  as I’ve seen it over and over again working with my clients.

My Grandmother loved to eat sweet potatoes and coconuts
so I put the two together and created a snack in her honour and to help raise money for Diabetes Awareness.  I have partnered up with Jennifer Lippa to raise money and awareness about this chronic disease.  Please take a look at this short video and if you have any questions or need any nutrition advice, please contact me.

Do you have a favourite diabetic recipe to share? I’d love to hear from you. And don’t forget to leave a link back to your own blog if you have one via the commentluv feature here on the site.

Get Tips for Reversing Prediabetes

Each week I’ll share my tips and tricks for reversing prediabetes, balancing your blood sugar & keeping the weight off. Make sure you’re a subscriber – It’s FREE!

We respect your privacy.