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Diane Norwood, MS, RD, CDE

Nutrition and Diabetes Expert

About Diane Norwood, MS, RD, CDE

Diane Norwood, MS, RD, CDE, is a nutrition communications and diabetes expert who operates a consulting (content and recipe development) business in Virginia Beach, VA. She has contributed articles to many organizations, including School Foodservice & Nutrition magazine, Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter, HealthGate Data Corp, EBSCO Publishing, the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Next Generation Military Spouse, and Dinner Deployed

She created the blog The Wandering RD as a result of her passion for teaching people how to eat easy, real food to prevent diabetes and its complications. Her recipes and expert tips have been featured in many blogs and online publications including Reader’s Digest, Everyday Health, Yummly and Noom. 

Diane has a B.S. in Dietetics from James Madison University, completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Virginia Health System, and earned a Master’s in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University.

As a military spouse, she enjoys wandering the world with her Navy Pediatrician husband and their three daughters, each born in a different country (USA, Japan, and Italy).

Articles Written by Diane Norwood, MS, RD, CDE

Ketogenic Diet Basics: How It Works and What to Do When It Doesn't

Interested in going, Keto? A registered dietitian & certified diabetes educator explains the pros, the cons, and the reasons why it might not be right for you.
Interested in trying the keto diet? A registered dietitian explains how it impacts blood sugar and weight loss. But it's not right for everyone with diabetes. Learn more.

Why Coffee is Bad for You Plus Tips for Ordering a Diabetes-Friendly Cup

Americans are obsessed with coffee but few people drink it black. Added fat and sugar from the syrups and sweeteners we use pose significant health risks. Here are healthy ways to enjoy caffeine.
A registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator explains coffee's impact on your blood sugar offers tips for ordering healthy coffee drinks and shares 2 diabetes-friendly coffee recipes.

Valentines Day Dinner: Here's What to Cook

There's nothing romantic about dining in a crowded restaurant that up charges on February 14th so you can share a meal with 100 strangers. That's why on Valentines Day it's never about whether to cook but WHAT to cook. Here's my simple, delicious menu.

Considering a Vegan Diet? Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and More

Vegan eating can be tricky with diabetes so be sure to test your blood sugars regularly to assess the impact of the healthy carbs in these recipes I created for OnTrack Diabetes.

Cold-Weather Vegetables: Why You Should Add These 4 Recipes To Your Diet

A diabetes-nutrition expert shares her favorite ways to eat more of winter's bounty.
Certified diabetes educator Diane Norwood explains the health benefits of winter veggies and shares her favorite ways to cook with them.

Pumpkin: Doing More With This Winter Squash

Pumpkin isn't just for pie anymore! Here, all you need to know about this versatile winter squash and some ideas for how to incorporate it into a diabetes-friendly diet.
Registered dietician and certified diabetes educator (CDE) Diane Norwood, explains the nutritional benefits of pumpkin and shares a roasted pumpkin recipe along with other delicious ways to incorporate this versatille squash into a diabetes-friendly diet.

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