Diabetic Diets – Can Some Foods Help You Live Longer?

Will Diabetic Diets rich in certain foods help you live longer? Or is it mostly genetics?   Can diabetic diets filled with certain foods add years to  your life?  Or are your genes in control, mostly? This article from the Huffington Post does imply that the seven food could add years to your life.

Belly Fat Was Ruining My Health, And I Looked Bad, Too

When I had a very large, round belly,  I took belly fat as an annoyance, as unattractive, as responsible for some hefty tailoring expenses to let my pants out and as something I should do something about, starting next week. Dangerous?  Fat’s fat, right?  If only. “…We’ve learned that abdominal fat tissue is a hotbed […]

What I Did Today to Beat Type 2 Diabetes

Monday Moanin’ Editon of my daily routine to fight type 2 diabetes.       The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose Level:  100 mg/dl Weight:  188 lbs. Exercise:  45 minute bike ride, listening to the Rush CD, Clockwork Angels. I am beginning to obsess on it.  Rush has not released anything this good in a long […]

The Daily, Today’s Diet and Exercise

The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose Level:  98 mg/dl Weight:  188 lbs. Exercise:  45 bike ride.  After all of the rain, humid as heck in Houston Mood:  7.0 The Menu: Breakfast:  Morning fruit medley and a slice of pizza from last night Lunch:  Yet another slice of pizza (made with a whole wheat crust) and grapes […]

You Are Always Going to be Fat…But Not Me

That’s a depressing thought, isn’t?  No matter what, you are going to be fat. I am proud of me for losing weight and going from officially obese by diet and exercise.  By diet,  I don’t mean just eating less for a while, but changing the types and amounts of food I choose permanently.  I fixed […]

The Daily, Today’s Diet and Exercise

The Numbers: Fasting Blood Glucose:  99 mg/dl. Weight:  187 lbs. Exercise:  None, again, and I am feeling guilty as heck.  Tomorrow, I promise, back to my 45 minutes/10 mile ride. Mood:  6.5. The Menu: Breakfast:  The usual morning fruit medley, getting in at least three servings of fruit, and oatmeal with craisins.  Low glycemic meets […]