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What is the Best Nut for Health?

nuts on a board

Today’s media climate is all about best foods and superfoods. The Internet (and coworkers and family members) scream that one food or another is the magic shield to keep you young, strong and disease-free. It’s enough to drive us all crazy. Well it drives me…

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6 Silly Nutrition Rules

sill nutrition rules such as don't eat processed foods need to die

In an attempt to make the science of nutrition easier to understand, nutrition gurus give us sound bites that are only partly accurate or based on misunderstood science. Here are 6 silly food and nutrition rules that have got to go. These myths stand in…

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Will B Vitamins Boost Your Energy?

Are B vitamins good for energy?

Will taking supplements or fortified foods with extra B vitamins make you peppier? The answer is yes … if you’re very deficient in B vitamins. But you probably aren’t. Deficiencies in B vitamins are not common. We see deficiencies of vitamin B12 with long term…

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Sugar is Toxic. True or False?

Is Sugar Toxic

A lady from my yoga class drove a stake through my nutritionist heart! Yes, that’s how I felt when this smart, health-conscious woman told me that she had just finished a month-long challenge to limit sugar in her diet. She was glad that the challenge…

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Is Pasta Fattening?

A lot is written about pasta being a dieter’s enemy. Even some of my own patients and clients are shocked when I give them recipes that include pasta or when I suggest pasta salad as an appropriate side dish. The problem with pasta, I hear,…

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Diabetes Myths … Busted Part 3

ice cream and cake

Don’t fall for these common diabetes myths. What you need to know about sugar-free foods & how to handle big meals. Consider these diabetes myths busted! In my first diabetes myths post this month, I busted a myth about fruit and another about when to measure blood sugar…

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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. Diabetes Myth: You must…

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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…

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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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7 Processed Foods to Eat

Healthy Processed Foods

Processed foods have an undeserved bad rap. But do any of us have the luxury of creating all of our meals from scratch? Chosen wisely, processed foods make important contributions to wholesome diets. There is a big difference between ramen noodles and whole grain spaghetti,…

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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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