When you have diabetes, diet is incredibly important to maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, controlling symptoms, and reducing your risk of complications. Therapeutic nutrition offers you the support you need in putting together an eating plan.
Your body is comprised of about 65 percent water which is needed for various physiological processes and biochemical reactions, including blood circulation, eliminating toxins and metabolism.
Many of us think that we drink enough liquids throughout the day to keep ourselves hydrated, but if we counted all the beverages other than water that we might drink on any given day, we are more likely to be dehydrated. Most liquids such as coffee, black tea, soda, alcohol, Gatorade, and sugary fruit drinks do not hydrate the body like pure water can. We could even be dehydrated but not know it because we don’t feel thirsty.