What’s Fresh: Summer Edition

Summer is the perfect time to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables! Many produce items are available to purchase locally and inexpensively, if you know where to look. …

The Skinny on Healthy Fats

One of the most commonly held weight-loss myths is that eating fat is unhealthy. Fortunately, this bit of nutritional advice couldn’t be further from the truth! …

Blog Spotlight: Diabetes Daily

Blog: Diabetes Daily People behind the words: David Edelman, Elizabeth Zabellore, and more than 100 writers who live with diabetes or practice medicine Type of diabetes: Main focus is type 1 and type 2 diabetes About the blog: Diabetes Daily was founded by David Edelman and Elizabeth Zabellore. After Elizabeth was diagnosed with type 1 …

Why junk food tastes so good + what that means for your diabetes

You know what a craving for cookies feels like. And we’re all too familiar with the satisfyingly salty crunch we get from chomping on potato chip–followed by the urge to eat another, and another, and another. But have you ever wondered why we don’t feel the same way about broccoli? Or why you’ve probably never …

How keeping a food journal can help you achieve your goals

Close your eyes for a second, and think about what you’ve eaten today. If you’re like most people, your mind will automatically jump to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But what about that handful of M&Ms you snagged from the dish on your co-workers desk this morning? And did you remember to include the couple pieces …

Falling off the wagon–it happens to the best of us

In my previous posts, you heard me talk about ways to successfully navigate life with diabetes. I may have come across as if I am the poster child for diabetes management. But I am far from it. If we’re going to help each other out, we need to be honest and open. So today, you …

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