Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes... Read more
Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
I just spent 5 minutes running around my kitchen table being chased by my boys (4 & 2 yrs old) ... once caught, my 4 yr old tells me, "Mommy, you're more fun with a small belly"
My 4yr old has noticed I've lost weight. ðŸ˜†ðŸ˜†ðŸ˜†... Read more
I am struggling with the low GI diet. I'm only supposed to eat foods with a GI of 45 or lower.
I don't get it...how do carrots raw have one number while it sky rockets if they are cooked? Same for pasta...if it's basically under coo... Read more
Spin Spin Spin, *pounds on the table...
Come on baby, come on 20 or 10 or Whatever you wanna give me today....Spin Spin Spin..
2 Points! Yea, Double what I got yesterday. That's what I'm talking about.... Read more
Counting Your Carbs May Help Prevent Type 2 DiabetesWith diabetes reaching near epidemic proportions in the United States — if current trends continue, one in three Americans is expected to have the disease by 2050 —, health experts have been surveyi... Read more
Life is faster than ever, so how to get healthy, delicious meals on the table? We'll explore slow and pressure cookers, big-batch cooking, and other ways to make fantastic meals stress-free!... Read more
Recently, some of you asked about crystalline fructose, a sweetener that is used in plenty of drinks, even some that call themselves "health drinks." We decided to do some research into this corn-based sweetener to help you better understan... Read more
Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans... Read more
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