As a dietitian, I’m often asked how to eat for health — heart health, metabolic health, reproductive health and more. Fewer people ask me about eating for beauty, which is strange when you think about it. Your skin is actually your largest and most visible bodily organ. Just as you can eat to feed your muscles, bones and brain, you can (and must) also eat to nourish your skin.Read More
Cue the imperial death march because I’m going to talk about everyone’s favorite villain, gluten. It seems no one is eating it this century, or at least no one is admitting to eating it. ? This is partly because gluten really IS dangerous for a segment of the population, including possibly some people with diabetes.…Read More
Yes, You Can Still Eat Whole Foods When You’re Miles from Whole Foods If only we had a Whole Foods in Alaska. It’s funny how we dream of getting away, taking a few days for camping in a pristine setting. Pure air, pure water, pure heaven. Ahhh. But then what do we pack to eat…Read More
Not getting enough sleep can be detrimental to your health – especially if you have diabetes. Many assume that while you’re sleeping, your brain isn’t doing all that much. Believe it or not, it’s quite the opposite! Key hormones are regulated while you sleep – insulin, stress hormones, growth hormones, hunger hormones, etc. This is…Read More
For many years, herbs and spices have been used by many cultures for their potent medicinal properties and their unique flavors. They are known to offer a myriad of health benefits thanks to their antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Believe it or not, a lot of people in the United States don’t use herbs and spices…Read More
Duh, stupid question, who doesn’t! Wouldn’t it be amazing if there were a some easy things to do to get rid of excess weight fast? To me, fast weight loss means the scale starts moving within the first week of making changes. Fast weight loss does not mean 10# the first week because you starved…Read More
When it comes to managing your diabetes, what you eat is important ( I realize I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know – yet). Believe it or not, how you eat is just as important. Mindless eating (i.e. eating while doing other things) can impact what and how much you eat. On the…Read More
Eggs are an incredible superfood. Not only are they a convenient source of protein, but they’re an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals. In fact, eggs are sometimes referred to a “nature’s multivitamin” for this very reason. Below, I highlight 3 reasons. 1. Eggs are extremely nutrient dense. Like I said earlier, I…Read More
Photo by Merve Aydın on Unsplash Are you looking for a last minute dessert to make for your loved one this Valentine’s day? I’ve got you covered! Below I’ve compiled a list of my favorite, tried-and-true dessert recipes that are perfect for Valentine’s Day. I promise your loved one won’t even notice these healthy swaps!…Read More
Are you worried about developing heart disease? Maybe you had a serious talk with your doctor at your last appointment and you want to make some meaningful health changes. Or maybe you have a long family history of heart disease and you want to be proactive. No matter the reason, if you’re worried about developing…Read More
Even though diabetes is present in your life, there is hope. Hope that harmony between you and diabetes can be attained.
Angela Manderfeld, RD
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