It can feel like holiday weight gain is inevitable. The food is special, magical, crafted to push all our physiological and emotional buttons. But I’m here to tell you that this is mainly a story we tell ourselves. Holiday weight gain isn’t about the food! It’s about our state of mind.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
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
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
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
Have you been trying to lose weight for what feels like a lifetime with no results? It can be frustrating to say the least. Even more so if you were seeing results and now your weight won’t budge. It happens! You’re not alone in this. When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s not unusual…Read More
Is it actually possible to have diabetes and NOT have a list of “good” or “bad” foods to eat? Is it possible to be able to eat what you want and still manage your blood sugars? Most of you are saying “Heck NO!” (or some version of that). Well, I’m here to tell you, I…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
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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