Category: Health Fitness

10 foods diabetics should avoid

Most diabetics know to avoid sugar. It only makes sense: if your blood sugar is too high, you shouldn’t complicate the situation by ingesting more of the same. But the sugar in your diet is not the only food that will increase your blood glucose level. Carbohydrates and alcohol raise your blood sugar (blood glucose […]

What cooking oil should I use?

Most contemporary recipes call for “extra virgin olive oil”, in a vain attempt to appear “healthy”, “healthy” and “elegant”. I select my cooking oils based on what I am preparing. If I’m sautéing, browning, or wok frying, I use oils that have high smoke points. What is a smoke point? Each oil has its own […]