Make Father’s Day Memorable!

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 21th! We would like to thank all the fathers by putting together some fun activities, recipes, and gift ideas for the special dad in your life. …

Meatless Protein

There are lots of ways for you to get protein without meat! Learn how much protein you need per pound of body weight, different sources of protein, & much more. …

Are all calories created equal?

Whether it’s broccoli or potato chips, 100 calories is 100 calories, right? Wrong! Turns out, calories aren’t like people–they’re not all created equal. According to WebMD, the average adult should eat somewhere between 1,500-2,000 calories each day. Here’s how to make the most of them. First, it’s important to know what a calorie actually looks …

You Are What You Eat

The way we’ve come to understand diabetes may be changing. According to a new study published in The FASEB Journal, you don’t have to be overweight to develop type 2 diabetes. In fact, the study explains that the condition may be caused more by what you eat instead of how much. During the study, researchers …

How to build a better salad

Ordering a salad may sound like a surefire way to cut down on the unnecessary calories, carbs, and sugars you get from a meal out. Unfortunately, the benefits of those leafy greens are often drowned in a pool of creamy dressings, fried bacon bits, and gobs of cheese. In fact, when you put the nutrition …

Fight Food Cravings with these Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

Everyone has a weakness. Whether it’s a bag of barbecue potato chips during a new TV show or a chocolatey pick-me-up during an afternoon slump, food cravings can often get the best of us. The key to outsmarting these pesky cravings isn’t avoiding them–it’s outsmarting them. The next time you get a hankering for something …

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