You may think you need to avoid fruits when you have diabetes because they can raise your blood sugars. But if you watch portion sizes there are plenty of Canadian fruits that fit well within your diabetes diet—and they’re packed with nutrients to boot. Here are the 10 best Canadian fruits to try when you have diabetes.
Many people with diabetes are advised to have a snack between meals, to ensure their blood sugar levels don’t go too low. A between-meal snack can also curb hunger cravings,. Here are 10 diabetes snacks that you can try any time.
The success of making applesauce lies in two factors: the apple itself and the pureeing tool you use. Choose a soft-fleshed and very sweet apple. McIntosh apples are generally the best for applesauce. However, sometimes they can be bland and impart a brownish (as opposed to pink) colour. Taste the apple before investing in 5 pounds and an hour or so of work.
Summer may seem like a distant memory these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fill your plate with some delicious, fruits and vegetables all the same. In fact, here are 10 home-grown fruits and vegetables available year-round in Canada.