What is Diabetes?
Simply put, when you eat food your body begins the digestion process and breaks down the sugar (or carbs) into glucose. The glucose is then absorbed into the blood stream where it waits to enter the cells, so the body can use it for energy. Insulin helps get glucose into the cell. In people with diabetes, there may not be...
How to Determine Your Daily Calorie Needs
I have to say as a dietitian, I don’t like focusing on “how many calories do I need?” with my clients. I think there’s a certain value in knowing what you need for daily activities and exercise and determining how many calories you should cut to lose weight safely.
However, my clients have been very successful with...
Make a stop by the farmer's market before you make this fresh Summer Fruit Salad. This recipe is packed with fresh fruits like mangos, blueberries, strawberries and bananas- and rather than coat it in whipped cream you'll drizzle with a honey orange sauce.
We all know we need to eat more vegetables. The question then becomes, "how?". This hearty and heart healthy soup answers that question with an easy to prepare pot of soup that is sure to satisfy. Suitable for diabetics, and ideal for those who are watching their weight.
Change the way you think about meatloaf with the Turkey Mini-Meatloafs from Biggest Loser's Tara Costa. You'll use a variety of warm spices to give flavor to the lean ground turkey and finish with a sweet and spicy sugar-free topping.