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How to Use Sleep to Manage your Diabetes and Lose Weight

April 3, 2019

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…

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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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3 Ways to Improve Your Relationship…..with Food (Lessons from Yoga)

February 13, 2019

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…

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

January 28, 2019

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…

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Mindful eating for blood sugar control

Mindful Eating for Diabetes

December 4, 2018

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…

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To Fast or Not to Fast, from Angela Manderfeld, RD

To Fast or Not To Fast, That is the Question

October 5, 2018

Over the past few years there has been more and more talk about the possible benefits of fasting. People have been fasting for centuries, Hippocrates and the Greeks may be on to something. They are responsible for the Mediterranean diet and found fasting was a beneficial practice for many health conditions.  Contrary to the typical…

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5 Things Your Significant Other Needs To Know About Weight Loss

August 2, 2017

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…

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Are You Active or Just Busy?

June 25, 2017

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…

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My 7 Meal Planning Hacks

May 4, 2017

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…

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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.

Angela Manderfeld, RD

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