Category Archives: Type II Diabetes

Family Diet Change- Final Results

I’ve been missing in this space for a couple weeks- sorry about that!  While it’s been raining at a ridiculous pace around here, we’ve still been working like mad to get in quite a bit of shrubs, trees and plants. … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Family Diet Change- An Update

We’re now 2.5 weeks into the cleansing diet that we are using to transition to a new way of eating.  We are cutting out the overt and hidden sugars in our family diet and eating in direct opposition to the … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Sugar Lifestyle Change- Results of Week 1

If you haven’t been following along, my family is undertaking a dietary change to head off health problems and help control diabetes. I chose to use the meal plan structure found in “The Schwarzbein Principle” with a few additions of … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Plan – A Sugar Cleansing Diet for My Family

When it finally came to putting my plan together for the family, I found out about “The Schwarzbein Principle” by Diana Schwarzbein and Nancy Deville.  This book has a ready to use meal plan that helps retrain the diabetic on … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More on my family diet re-work- additions to a natural diet

Hopefully by now those of you who have been following my Diabetes series can see that you don’t have to be diagnosed with Type II Diabetes to be having problems with sugar. Over consumption of sugar contributes to all of … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vitamin A and Cod Liver Oil

A Vitamin A deficiency is very common in Type II Diabetics.   Vitamin A is important because it is needed for the stimulation of the gastric juices necessary for digesting protein.  Vitamin A is also used to build strong bones … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Kitchen Clean-Out Part III, Refined Grain

Tomorrow I’ll start talking about foods that we should be adding for a Type II Diabetes prevention and control diet.  Today is the last day I want to talk about the things we need to avoid. Refined grains would be … Continue reading

Posted in Type II Diabetes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment