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

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.
March 13, 2019
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.
Quinoa and Diabetes: 7 Ways to Eat It and 5 Reasons Why You Should

Quinoa and Diabetes: 7 Ways to Eat It and 5 Reasons Why You Should

This versatile “super grain” can help you manage your blood sugar and blood pressure and is easy to incorporate into a diabetic meal plan.
March 07, 2019
A diabetes nutrition expert makes the case for quinoa, shares her favorite ways to eat it and gives reasons why you should incorporate it into your diet.
Valentines Day Dinner: Here's What to Cook

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.
February 11, 2019
Liquid Diet: Beware of the Calories in Your Smoothies, Coffee, and Sports Drinks

Liquid Diet: Beware of the Calories in Your Smoothies, Coffee, and Sports Drinks

Some of today's beverage options are deceptively high in sugar and calories making them almost as bad as drinking a soda. Check out the top 5 beverage offenders and healthier alternatives.
February 06, 2019
A certified diabetes educator explains the link between obesity and drinks with added sugar. Here's her list of top offenders with better alternatives. Cheers!
6 Diabetes-Friendly Food and Nutrition Trends for 2019

6 Diabetes-Friendly Food and Nutrition Trends for 2019

Some good news for the new year: delicious, nutritious foods in fun, new flavors will be even easier to enjoy in 2019 as the trend goes mainstream!
January 03, 2019
A diabetes nutrition expert reveals diabetes-friendly—and delicious—food and nutrition trends to watch out for in 2019.
17 Mocktails: Drinks That Won't Send Your Blood Sugar Soaring

17 Mocktails: Drinks That Won't Send Your Blood Sugar Soaring

Hold the alcohol! Love a good cocktail but hate what it does to your blood sugar? These party “mocktails” made with alcohol-free beer, wine, or champagne, and homemade mixers with far fewer carbs.
December 20, 2018
Love a good cocktail but hate what it does to your blood sugar? Try these "mocktails" developed by a registered dietitian.
Cold-Weather Vegetables: Why You Should Add These 4 Recipes To Your Diet

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.
December 03, 2018
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: 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.
November 28, 2018
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.
7 Easy, Low-Carb Meals: A Week of Dinner Ideas

7 Easy, Low-Carb Meals: A Week of Dinner Ideas

Eating less processed food and being mindful of carb counts can be an effective way to lose weight. Here are some easy ideas you can start using tonight!
October 23, 2018
A writer and cook with prediabetes shares her favorite low-carb meals and a recipe for blood-sugar friendly meatballs.
Considering a Vegan Diet? Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and More

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.
October 17, 2018
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