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How to Count Carbs for Diabetes Management

How to carb count in a healthy lunch

Most of my clients with diabetes count carbs to help manage their blood sugar levels. It’s one of many tools to help them with meal planning. What is carb counting? With carb counting, you estimate the amount of carbohydrate in your food with the goal…

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Quick Healthy Meal Idea | Healthify Your Sandwich

Healthy Sandwich

A sandwich is a start to a healthy quick meal! Sometimes I just can’t get my planned dinner on the table. My solution is definitely not fast food or greasy takeout. A healthy sandwich is the perfect go-to food when you’re short on time. 4 tips…

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Yes, I Eat Carbs! And Here’s Why You Should Too

Jill eats good carbs

Often when people first learn that I’m a registered dietitian nutritionist, they want to know what I eat or what I think about certain types of diets. It’s not uncommon for people to have strange ideas about what nutrition experts eat. At a dinner party…

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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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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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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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