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7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

7 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Americans love snacking—especially at work. Here are some expert tactics for avoiding weight-gain during the Holiday season.
November 08, 2017
A registered dietitian tells you how to avoid weight gain during the holiday season. Healthy snacking may be the key.
Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Can I Eat Sushi If I Have Diabetes?

Wildly popular sushi may not be the healthiest option for people with diabetes. Those beautifully-arranged combinations of fish (raw and cooked), sticky rice and seaweed can have surprisingly-high carb counts. Here's how to have your sushi and eat it, too.
October 26, 2017
Sushi can have surprisingly high carb counts. Here's how to eat it without sending your blood sugar soaring.
10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

10 Tricks to Help Your T1D Child Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

For parents and kids with type 1 diabetes, Halloween can be a scary time—and not because of the frightening costumes. Here's how to get through the day without having a blood sugar emergency.
October 25, 2017
A type 1 mom and certified diabetes educator gives her tips for having a healthy, happy Halloween—without any blood sugar emergencies.
5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

5 Ways to Eat Bacon Without Overdoing It

If you have diabetes, bacon just may be the number 1 breakfast bad guy. If you just can't say no, here's how to eat less and still sneak in that fabulous flavor.
October 12, 2017
Bacon and diabetes do NOT go well together but here are some clever ways to substitute that irresistible flavor without putting your health at risk.
Kombucha: Is It a Healthy Drink for People with Diabetes?

Kombucha: Is It a Healthy Drink for People with Diabetes?

Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that contains gut-friendly bacteria or probiotics that may aid in digestion and boost the immune system. Kombucha hasn't been extensively studied in humans but lab tests indicate that it may have a positive impact on blood sugar.
October 05, 2017
Why Having a Good Gut Matters to Your Health

Why Having a Good Gut Matters to Your Health

Your microbiome—the community of bacteria that live in your intestinal tract—is especially important when you have diabetes because it not only affects your overall health but how your body responds to sugar.
September 28, 2017
Learn the reasons why gut bacteria is important health. A registered dietitian explains what the microbiome has to do with diabetes.
8 Great Breakfasts for Kids with Diabetes

8 Great Breakfasts for Kids with Diabetes

Research shows that eating a healthy breakfast may ensure better glucose control throughout the day and reduce the risk of developing serious diabetes complications later. Here are 8 expert-approved ways to get your kids to the table in the morning.
September 21, 2017
The 5 Best Supermarket Convenience Foods for Easy, Healthy Dinners

The 5 Best Supermarket Convenience Foods for Easy, Healthy Dinners

Prepared foods don’t always rank among the healthiest choices at the supermarket (think frozen pepperoni pizza). But there are some healthy short-cuts on the shelves. Here’s what you need to know before you head down the aisle.
September 13, 2017
From rotisserie chicken to quick-cook whole grains and healthy pasta alternatives, a registered dietitian tells you how to save time at the supermarket and in the kitchen using healthy short-cut foods.
Is a Vegetarian Diet Better for Diabetes?

Is a Vegetarian Diet Better for Diabetes?

Research suggests that well planned, vegetarian diets that are rich in whole grains, fiber, legumes, nuts, and unsaturated fats can help improve blood sugar and may even prevent diabetes. Here, a registered dietitian and type 1 tells you what you need to know.
September 07, 2017
Learn how a vegetarian diet can improve diabetes and how to safely follow one from a registered dietitian with type 1 diabetes.
How to Eat Healthy at 10 Top Fast-Food Chains

How to Eat Healthy at 10 Top Fast-Food Chains

Yes, it's possible to have nutritious meals (that won't send your blood sugar soaring) at many of today's fast-food restaurants. A registered dietitian tells you how.
August 30, 2017
A registered dietitian helps you make healthy choices at 10 top fast food chains.
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