Gluten Free for Autoimmune Disease

Gluten-Free for Autoimmune Disease

September 22, 2020

Gluten is found in just about everything, even places where you wouldn’t expect. People with celiac disease need to avoid gluten at all costs, but there is also a large portion of the population who have a gluten sensitivity. Gluten is linked to more than 50 different disease states.

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Make Your Own Preferred Eating Plan to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet?

November 4, 2019

I don’t want to waste any time in answering this one. Yes, you can reverse Type 2 Diabetes with diet. And believe it or not, there is not a single best way to go about it. This is great news, because it means there is likely an option that will work for you — to…

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Pumpkin Seeds – Don’t Throw Them Away!!!!

October 24, 2019

Public Service Announcement: Roast the pumpkin seeds!  These seeds are nutritional powerhouses. They are packed full of magnesium (Mg), potassium, and calcium.  Pumpkin seeds are great for everyone, but particularly for people with diabetes.  Often times, when blood sugar is high, the body is depleted of magnesium.  For those of you without diabetes, if you…

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The 5 Best Foods for Healthy Skin: Fatty Fish

Beauty from Within: The 5 Best Foods for Healthy Skin

August 30, 2019

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.

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Gluten isn't all bad, even if you have diabetes

I have diabetes. Should I avoid gluten?

July 17, 2019

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. But…

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A Guide to Eating Healthy While Camping

June 6, 2019

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…

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Enhance your Health with Herbs & Spices

April 3, 2019

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…

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Do You Want to Lose Weight Fast?

March 19, 2019

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…

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3 Reasons Eggs are “Nature’s Multivitamin”

February 28, 2019

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…

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5 Decadent (and Heart Healthy) Desserts for Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2019

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!…

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Even though diabetes is present in your life, there is hope. Hope that harmony between you and diabetes can be attained.

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