Prediabetes -- Are You at Risk?
I took a quiz from the American Diabetes Association and low and behold -- I'm at risk for prediabetes and diabetes! All my life I've prided myself on eating well, staying relatively active and keeping my weight within an ideal range despite living in a wheelchair for the past 50 years (as a result of a car accident). Not me?!?! In this post I'll talk about what is prediabetes, what are the risk factors, the labs and what to do about it. WHAT IS PREDIABETES? Prediabetes mean
No-Soak Fabulous Beans
I write about foods and ideas I have passion for. I love dried beans. More importantly, I love beans with a creamy, smooth texture that don't give me gas! Dried beans, legumes -- whatever you want to call them, are nutrition powerhouses AND they're cheap, tasty and easy to cook. DRIED BEAN NUTRITION The beauty of beans - high in plant protein, high in complex carbs with loads of fiber, potassium, B vitamins and cancer fighting phytochemicals. Beans aren't a complete protein c