I was talking to a family member about nutrition when she expressed an opinion that I hear all the time: “Everyone is following such different diets! It’s just so confusing that I don’t know what to eat anymore!” And isn’t that true! Everyone holds such strong food opinions, and talks with such.
It can be hard to prioritize your health during the holiday season, so here are some top tips I’ve included to ensure a successful upcoming year. You may be attending holiday events such as family get togethers, work parties and festivals and with the addition of tempting snacks and festive drinks,.
With the leaves beginning to change and the cooler weather ahead, one of my favorite things about fall is the flavor of pumpkin. Many fall favorite foods can easily be incorporated into a diabetes meal plan. Apples, pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and squash are some great fall favorites, even.
Artificial sweeteners primarily include derived sugar substitutes that provide zero to minimal calories in your diet compared to table sugar. The growing demand for alternatives to sugar has made them immensely popular with consumers. Artificial sweeteners today are used in different types of baked.
If you want to get serious about changing your eating habits, you must accept the fact that healthy eating requires more cooking and prep time in your kitchen, and less eating out. So let’s start down the path of making this happen!
Eating plenty of non-starchy vegetables is SO important when trying to maintain a healthy diet, achieve blood sugar control and reduce excess weight.
Fiber is considered “natures broom” because it can give your health a clean sweep!
“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do…” - “One” by Harry Nilsson. Many people with diabetes feel alone in their journey, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Diabetes affects many parts of a person’s life, so having a support team on this journey can be greatly beneficial.
March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has a new theme every year. This year's theme is "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right."