Articles to Live By

Why Your Blood Sugar is Chaotic + The Best Thing to Do Now

Sliced pear snacks on a wooden board

With so many factors affecting blood glucose levels, it’s not always your fault when your meter flashes a number you don’t like. Learn what you can control, what you can’t and how to frame the disappointment. Your blood sugar meter flashes 246! You failed. Again….

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Healthy Dinners: the Simple Plate Method Way

The Plate Method with chicken, butternut squash and string beans

Trying to eat healthy, but you don’t know how? You’ll know what to eat when you let the plate method guide you. You push yourself to follow your strict eating plan and deprive yourself of all things yummy. But you’re pulled to give it all…

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Have You Got “What’s for Dinner” Trouble? This Will Help.

Healthy one-pot meal

Drop the overwhelm of meal planning. You’ll learn how to plan meals like a pro with these tips from someone who’s been there. Eventually, you’ll even like it. “What’s for dinner?” Why do kids (and spouses) have to ask this annoying question? Everyday. Sometimes multiple…

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Get Better Health with Every Bite: Boost Nutrient Absorption

Here’s how to boost nutrient absorption, so you’ll get more health-boosters in every bite. Some nutrients and phytonutrients get tossed in the trash. Others are wasted in the cooking water. And more are trapped inside the food waiting to be unlocked. Let’s unlock them! The…

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What You Need to Know to Get Health Benefits From Tea + How to Brew the Perfect Cup

black tea steeping with fruit

Here’s how to sip up the health benefits of black tea, as well as oolong, white and green teas. Plus, learn to brew the perfect cup of tea. Drinking black tea from a pretty cup is one of my favorite ways to catch my breath…

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The Science Behind Maintaining Your Motivation to Eat Healthy

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Keeping your motivation to eat healthy is no easy task. But research shows an extra 5 minutes thinking about your goals and obstacles increases your chances for success. Here’s how to do it. The devil on your shoulder screams in your ear to dig into…

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This is Better Than Willpower for Sticking to Your Diet

stack of gooey chocolate chip cookies

Imagine walking by a warm plate of ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies. You can nearly sense the buttery feeling on your fingertips and the melting of the chocolate in your mouth as the fragrance of freshly-baked sugar, flour and chocolate dances by. But you smile and…

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Here’s How to Love the Taste of Water

Glasses and pitchers with water, fruit and herbs to flavor water naturally

Flavor water naturally and deliciously. These fruit, veggie and herb combinations will change your mind about water being boring. Nearly every beverage is more inviting than plain water. Boring, tasteless, and yuk are some of the descriptors I hear. Sometimes (okay, maybe often), I don’t…

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5 Things to Do Immediately After Overeating to Feel Better

Desperate to feel better and get back on track? Here’s what to do after overeating. All those cookies! Barely a crumb is left. Her belly aches as she shamefully changes into her stretchy pants. Her fingers still feel greasy from all that butter and chocolate….

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Chickpeas & Farro: a Healthy Vegetarian One-Pot Meal

Chickpea and farro vegetarian one-pot meal

This aromatic, healthy vegetarian one-pot meal gives you plant protein and fiber from the veggies, farro and chickpeas and extra deliciousness from the lemongrass and ginger. Yay! Farro is back in the supermarkets! When COVID-19 first disrupted the food supply, I couldn’t find one of…

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Welcome to my Blog

Hi there! I'm Jill, a nutrition & diabetes expert and the author of 4 books.

Jill Weisenberger

I believe simple changes in health habits can bring you life-changing rewards.

And I believe willpower is way overrated.

Right here is where you can discover the mindset and habits to stick with healthy lifestyle choices most of the time - and drop the guilt when you don't.

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