Find out how to survive the festivities while keeping your blood sugar stable.
"Black-ish" star Anthony Anderson has been open about his struggles, particularly his battle with type two diabetes. When it comes to the holidays, all the partying can create stress for those of us trying to keep our blood sugar in check. Luckily, Anderson has come up with some clever tips to help you navigate all the festive socializing while keeping your health a top priority. Read on to learn how he survives the holiday circuit and find out a few bonus tips as well.
Get Creative With Dates
If you're baking up a storm this holiday season, it might feel like you're navigating a minefield trying to keep your blood sugar in check. Luckily, you can replace sugar with dates, which are high in fiber, have a much lower glycemic index so they won't spike your sugar, and are rich and moist enough to blend seamlessly into your favorite cookie recipe.