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How Many Carbs Are in That? A Cheat Sheet for Type 2 Diabetes

If you’re not in the habit of asking “how many carbs are in that?” hopefully I can change your mind,  because keeping track of the carbohydrates in the food you eat can be a powerful way to manage Type 2 Diabetes. Why It’s Important: Keeping tabs and balancing the carbs you eat each day can prevent dangerous drops and spikes in…

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to 5 Illnesses-Are You At Risk?

Although the benefits of vitamin D are well documented, including it’s ties to healthy bones and muscles (and particularly to a well-functioning, strong heart) there are some Vitamin D deficiencies linked to 5 illnesses specifically. As you know, sunshine is the primary source of Vitamin D.  It literally synthesizes Vitamin D on your skin, providing multiple benefits.  ➡ Vitamin D…

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Diabetes-Friendly Low-Carb Vegetables

These non-starchy vegetables are great for filling up without filling out your waistline or spiking your blood sugar levels. As a bonus, these diabetes-friendly low-carb vegetables are also loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It’s always smart to eat a rainbow-colored diet, but the following vegetables are among the best.   Spinach Popeye had the right idea when he bulked…

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Why Bother To Eat Healthy Now?

Truth: This was a question in my inbox this week…“At this point, why bother to eat healthy now?” The worst thing is that it came from a 34-year-old woman…   While I understand most people’s resistance to modifying or completely changing their dietary choices and exercise habits, I take this question very seriously. Let me share some reasons with you….

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High Cholesterol-Snack Out Of It!

Pssssst…Here’s a tip you’ll enjoy…A fun way to reduce that high cholesterol-snack out of it!  You may think (or have been told) that cutting out snacks is the way to go, but eating at regular intervals is actually important for normalizing your blood sugar levels and keeping your metabolism moving throughout the day. Here’s a more satisfying way to stay on…

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5 Ways To Make Your Meal Planning Easy Starting Today

One of the best habits for eating healthy, avoiding poor food choices, and to help with weight loss is to plan your meals in advance and to stick to the plan. A steady stream of research has demonstrated that maintaining healthy eating habits and planning your meals ahead of time is the way to make progress that will stick. This…

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