Hypoglycemic? Diabetic? Be wary of diet plans and nutrition advice

Last week in Rotary, a Chiropractor was presenting on overall health including, of course, spinal health. What I thought was interesting was that he spent a great deal of his allotted 20 minutes talking about diet and exercise. I give the doctor kudos for emphasizing this, but his diet/nutrition plan left a lot to be desired, especially…

Sugar free chocolate and the “laxative effect”

Yes, I know. Giving up chocolate or even severely cutting-back is a really hard thing for a hypoglycemic. But now that there’s sugar free chocolate, you can eat all you want, right???  Not so fast. You need to be VERY aware of what we hypoglycemics like to call the “laxative effect.” Candy makers have to…

Greek yogurt as a sour cream substitute

One of my favorite foods is fajitas. I love, love, love, love, LOVE fajitas. And, when I make-up my fajitas, I have to hold back on guacamole and sour cream, two of my favorite toppings. Now, normally, if you mess with my food, I’m not gonna be happy. But, I have to admit, when I…