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Yes! People with Diabetes CAN Eat Eggs

This post is sponsored by the Egg Nutrition Center. I’ve received compensation for my time only. I have complete control over the content. Please read my full disclosure policy. Recently a new patient with diabetes came in with a list of several foods she was…

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Diabetes Myths … Busted, Part 2

Diabetes Myths

I’m playing diabetes myth buster again today. Last week’s post busted two diabetes myths – one about eating fruit and another about when to measure blood sugar levels. Today’s myths are two more that I hear often from my clients and others. Don’t forget that…

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Diabetes Myths … Busted!

Diabetes myths

Does it seem like everyone wants to give you diabetes advice? Eat this, but don’t eat that. Stop eating by 7 pm. Don’t go more than four hours without eating. As both a registered dietitian nutritionist and a certified diabetes educator, I see so many overwhelmed…

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Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Find out.

Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month®. Both diabetes and prediabetes are manageable. And I can help. In observance of this important month, I’m offering you a chance to win a free copy of my book Diabetes Weight Loss – Week by Week and another chance to win…

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Healthy Freezer Meals: Curried Chicken and Chickpea Stew

Healthy Meals for the Freezer

I answered my daughter’s desperate call with this Curried Chicken and Chickpea Stew. Erin is a busy grad student with a job and a long-distance boyfriend. Her hectic life doesn’t leave much time for planning and cooking healthy meals, but she doesn’t allow busy to…

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Foods High in Resistant Starch

Muesli & raspberries over cottage cheese

Don’t resist resistant starch! It’s a good-for-you carbohydrate that’s worth seeking out. Resistant starches are a type of carbohydrate. More specifically, they are a type of fiber. As their name implies, they resist digestion in the small intestine. Because they are neither digested nor absorbed, they…

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Beans, beans are good for the heart and so much more! Research tells us that eating beans may help prevent heart disease and some types of cancers. Beans might improve blood sugar and blood cholesterol. Bean-eaters tend to have trimmer waistlines. Plus beans are rich in protein,…

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Increase Your Willpower? I’ve Got Something Better

Build willpower

I am no fan of willpower. It isn’t because I don’t have any. It’s because trying to increase your willpower is unreliable. One minute it’s there. Then blammo, it’s gone. Maybe it gets you through a chocolate craving several nights in a row. But then…

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I went to Canola Camp

One of the best things about being a registered dietitian nutritionist is learning about food, food and more food, especially when that learning comes with eating! What a treat for me in July when I was a guest of CanolaInfo to their beautifully designed and…

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Add These 13 Powerful Foods to Your White Foods List & Enjoy

I know you’ve heard that white foods are bad, but color does not dictate nutrition. Keep these powerful foods on your healthy white foods list. Fruits and vegetables do not have to be colorful to be nutritious! Let’s stop judging a food by its color!…

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Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

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