Steady yourself. Take a deep breath. Put on your boxing gloves and get in the ring cause we’re about to fight this one head-on. It’s time to declare an all-out war against diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, a report released in 2017 recorded an estimate of 30.3 million people living with this crippling…Read More
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…Read More
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…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. But…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
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
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
Are you tired of always fighting, struggling, feeling guilty, becoming frustrated and never feeling like you are getting it right…..with food? Like personal relationships with others, our relationship with food can sometimes be amazing and other times, leave us wanting more. The following tips may sound like the world’s worst and/or most obvious advice on…Read More
Believe it or not, what you eat is really important when it comes to controlling your diabetes. Eating a diet that’s full of fruits and vegetables can make your diabetes substantially more manageable. According to this study, vegetarians had a substantially lower risk of developing diabetes than non-vegetarians. Now this doesn’t mean you have…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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