Swee2ooth Topics: Keto, Diabetics and Pumpkin Pudding This Holiday Season

Swee2ooth Topics for Diabetes

Keto Diet Questions..

Everybody wants to know about keto diets. Do they work? Are they safe and Type 2 Diabetes-friendly? This article provides an interesting perspective on ketogenic dieting from a college professor following the high-fat, low-carb lifestyle: A cancer researcher who's been on the keto diet for 6 years explains how he does it. It’s definitely worth a read for any Type 2 who’s considering going keto.

 

Swee2ooth Diet Tips

Just Add Peanut Butter

Are you a fan of Peanut Butter but worried that it’s high calorie content might wreck your diet? This MedicalDaily.com article titled How Peanut Butter Is Good For Health might help calm your concerns. It also provides helpful tips for choosing the right butter, one that keeps sugar levels in check.

 

Swee2ooth Fit Tips

One of the Simplest Workouts on the Planet

Gyms these days are getting more and more expensive – except for Planet Fitness, who’s contract-free monthly rate of $10 hasn’t changed in over a decade. Even better, PF is great for beginners, with easy-to-follow routines like its 30-Minute Circuit. In this video, two Planet Fitness trainers show you just how easy the circuit is. Just goes to show that getting in better shape doesn’t have to cost a fortune or be overly complex.

 

Swee2ooth Recipe of the Week

Pumpkin and Fig Pudding

Fall is in full swing, which means… pumpkin-themed food everywhere! It’s probably a good idea to forego the sugar-laden fall-themed drinks at Starbuck’s, but don’t skip all the pumpkin treats. Here’s a delicious  Pumpkin Fig Pudding recipe, courtesy of Karman Meyer at NashvilleFit Magazine. Have it for dessert any night, or save it for Thanksgiving dinner. Or both!

3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
1/4 cup Vanilla Greek Yogurt
1 Scoop Swee2ooth Vanilla Thrilla Diabetic Fit Shake
6-1 inch frozen banana slices
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Toppings:

fresh Mint and figs sliced
raw pumpkin seeds
chia seeds

Directions:

Combine all ingredients, except the topping ingredients, in a blender until smooth. Pudding will be thick. Pour the pudding into a bowl and top with mint leaf sliced fresh figs, pumpkin seeds, and chia seeds