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12 Delicious Ways to Eat More Beans + 25 Super Recipes

Healthy freezer meal

Delicious, nutritious, disease-fighting AND fast to prepare! Beans are all that and more. Here are 12 fast, simple ways to eat more beans + 25 fabulous bean & lentil recipes. I stood inside my pantry looking for “what’s for dinner.” Actually, I sat on a…

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How to Exercise While Social-Distancing & Not Feel Lonely

Working out at home using FaceTime and a TV

There are lots of ways to workout at home. But some of them are just plain, well lonely. Here are 10 ways to sweat out social distancing. And some of them won’t make you feel so alone. How am I going to tame that anxious…

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This Cancer-Prevention Plan Helps Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease & More!

various onions and garlic help prevent cancer

Wouldn’t it be great if one best diet and lifestyle plan addressed all of your health concerns? This cancer prevention plan gets pretty close! Over the years, clients have come to me for specific diet and lifestyle guidance to manage blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol…

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How to Start a Healthy Morning Ritual in 5 Steps

Journaling as part of a healthy morning ritual

Here’s how to start a healthy morning ritual for weight loss, blood sugar management, heart health and more! My morning ritual needed some tweaking. How I start my day sets the tone for the next 16 or so hours. And I want those hours to…

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13 Delicious Ways to Eat Out Healthy

Who doesn’t love eating out? I sure do. But healthy eating out can be tricky! Some of the problems: Restaurant portions are often enormous. It’s hard to know which foods are swimming in sugar, sodium and saturated fats. Plus what sounds like a wholesome wrap…

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Easy Chickpea Bowl with Asparagus, Mushrooms and Feta

Bowl with chickpeas, asparagus, mushrooms and feta cheese

Easy, delicious, nutritious, plant-based, veggie-loaded! What more could you want? This easy chickpea bowl comes together quickly, especially if you have leftover brown rice, farro or other whole grain. I love a recipe with a good story. Cooking for my daughters is usually a treat…

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Your Questions about Carbohydrates Answered: Find Out What to Eat

shrimp tacos

Of course, you have questions about carbohydrates. Who doesn’t have trouble figuring out healthy carbohydrate foods? They’re not all created equal. Learn which ones to eat and how they affect your health. Aak, all that carb-bashing wears me out. But one thing I do like…

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Lifestyle Reset: Your 24-Hour Prediabetes Action Plan

healthy fish and salad for prediabetes action plan

Learning you have prediabetes leaves you with lots of questions. Here’s your prediabetes action plan from getting out of bed in the morning to turning out the light at night. Prediabetes is a wake-up call. It’s a sign that something is metabolically awry. Your very…

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5 Ways Poor Sleep Hurts Your Blood Sugar

sleep and blood sugar are related

Sleep rocks! Am I right? Sadly, more than 1/3 of adults in the US fail to get enough Z’s. Oddly, that’s the same number of adults with prediabetes. Related? At least a little. Sleep and health are closely linked and so are sleep and blood…

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Healthy Carbs to Start Eating Again

Fresh and dried fruit on a boar provide healthy carbs

Bring carbs back to the table! No more food fears, especially when it comes to healthy carbs. Below you’ll find my picks for healthy carbs to help shield the body from chronic illnesses. Fear mongers – especially carb-bashers – may have you confused in the…

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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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