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

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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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Diabetes Bedtime Routine for a Soothing Night & Energized Day

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A good set of habits makes your life easier, healthier and safer. Changing up your habits a bit can improve your diabetes control. The way you end your day sets the tone for your sleep and for the following day. If you have diabetes, your…

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What Foods are the Best Sources of Prebiotics?

Prebiotic food sources including onions, garlic, oats and edamame

What foods have prebiotics? Everyone is talking gut health these days! You know about the microbes in your gut, and you’ve probably heard of probiotics in your food or supplements. But what about prebiotics? What are prebiotics? In short, prebiotics are food for the good…

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Your Questions about Carbohydrates Answered: Find Out What to Eat

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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

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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

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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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Farro Waldorf Salad

waldorf farro salad in a bowl

In this version, the Waldorf salad gets a much-needed flavor and nutrient makeover with whole grain farro as a base, the brightness of orange and some pizazz from cinnamon and cardamom. Just like my red quinoa tabouli, this healthy farro salad is perfect for a…

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What are the Good Fats for Diabetes and Heart Disease?

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Thank goodness the 80s notion that all dietary fat is bad – and, by extension, that all fat-free cookies are good – has gone the way of the pager! Today we know that that the type of fat matters. But there’s still confusion about what…

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Some Truths about Carbs

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Let’s talk about healthy carbs, including starch. There is such a thing – even for people with diabetes or prediabetes. In recent years, eating has become fear-based. To many people, eating healthy is all about avoiding whatever food or ingredient is the villain of the…

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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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