I am a registered dietitian and I hate cooking. I feel terribly guilty about this. Maybe it’s not the actual “act of cooking”, it may be the time that it takes me. After working all day, I have about 3 hours before my sweet child goes to bed and if I have to spend more…Read More
Stay hydrated. My favorite drinks to help keep your BG in check are: water, unsweetened tea (vanilla cinnamon or tahitian hazelnut or blueberry), zevia (no artificial sweetener or sugar, soda), and water kefir Walk or move for 10 minutes after you eat. The worst thing you can do is sit and watch TV or read after…Read More
Why is it that every time you decide to lose weight your significant other comes home with pizza, beer, and dessert? If you’ve gotten to the point where you have DECIDED, that NOW is the time to get your health on track, it’s nice to have a little support, right? Here are the top 5…Read More
Many people confuse “busy” with “active”. Over the years, my activity has decreased less and less, maybe you can relate. Here are my excuses: Can’t teach as many zumba classes because I want to be home with my family in the evenings. I work 40 hours a week and run a virtual nutrition counseling private…Read More
Fruit, yogurt and nuts work great for snacks. No, they aren’t exciting, but who cares, it’s a snack to hold you over until your meal…and these things happen to taste good and be really good for you! You can always add fruit to your meal if you’re short on veggies or whole grains. Realize, that…Read More
You’re Busy. Let’s get to it. “What is the best breakfast?” I get this question all the time. My answer is this, the best breakfast is one that has a significant source of fiber, a little bit of fat and a little bit of protein. I will give you a list of great choices from…Read More
1. Stop jumping on the latest diet band wagon. This puts a lot of stress and pressure on you to conform to a diet with rules, that you will never continue. It also will bring on guilt, frustration, and eventually the weight, once the diet stops. Instead, start by making a simple change, such as cutting back (not necessarily…Read More
Let’s Talk Food Logs The physical act of writing something down can make you more mindful about your food choices and you might even notice a few pounds weight loss or some extra energy, just by writing down what you eat. You may discover more about which foods give you energy and make you feel…Read More
Have you ever called the IT department or someone to help you fix your complex computer problem? Then the first thing they always say is “Have you tried rebooting it”? I get so annoyed, thinking, why are they wasting my time with such a simple fix, when I have a complex problem. I would say…Read More
Do you have a big life event coming up, such as a vacation, family pictures, school reunion, weight loss challenge at work? Do you want to lose weight? The problem is, permanent weight loss only happens when there is a permanent why. All of those life events are short term. When the why is gone…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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