Diabetes Expert Blog Posts

  • california dark chocolate candies
    Can candy offer health benefits? If you make these, the answer is definitely yes! These candies start with dark chocolate, which contains polyphenols that act as antioxidants. But the real surprise is what’s inside; it’s prunes! Research suggests that eating 5-6 California prunes a day may help support healthy bones—plus they provide additional polyphenols. They’re a perfect bite for an after dinner sweet. Enjoy!   Disclosure: At the time of posting, Jackie Newgent is ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • no-knead spinach-cheddar protein “bread”
    It looks like bread! But is it? Well, it’s bread-ish! And it’s my pick for this month’s Recipe Redux: “Bake some Bread.” Though, I guess I didn’t follow the chosen theme so perfectly. Hoping your tastebuds won’t mind! You’ll bake this “bread” like quick bread (think banana bread!). Simply stir everything up in a bowl and pour the batter into a loaf pan to bake. However, it’s not sweet like banana bread; it’s notably ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • coconut cauliflower “couscous”
    This is one of my favorite side dishes of the moment! The cauliflower acts as couscous. That pretty much makes it an ideal side even for folks trying to keep carbs in check or following the oddest of diets! But it definitely doesn’t have “diet food” taste. It’s loaded with deliciousness and veggie goodness. Enjoy it as your go-to side on Meatless Monday … or any other day of the week. Transform it into ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, February 18, 2018
  • Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
    At least once a week a client will ask me my opinion of apple cider vinegar (ACV). Does it really lower blood sugar? What about promoting weight loss? If you believe what you read in the internet, it seems apple... The post Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar appeared first on Martha McKittrick RD, CDE, CHWC • citygirlbites.com • NY Nutritionist. ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 16, 2018
  • Low Carb Shirataki Noodle Recipes
    If you are watching your carbs, you are probably missing pasta and noodles big time. Good news – this product may really help you out! I often suggest this these “pasta-like” noodles to my clients on low carb diet as... The post Low Carb Shirataki Noodle Recipes appeared first on Martha McKittrick RD, CDE, CHWC • citygirlbites.com • NY Nutritionist. ... Read More
    Published on Monday, February 5, 2018
  • Meet BWLF a Facebook Bariatric Support Group
    Connect with patients just like you 24/7 in a Facebook bariatric support group. Online bariatric support groups can be used to receive support, celebrate physical and emotional accomplishments, provide anecdotal accounts of the “bariatric lifestyle” for preoperative patients, and comment on challenges with mental health and experiences of weight bias, according to a study published on ScienceDirect. And evidence suggests that the majority of people seeking bariatric surgery use online groups. Introducing Bariatric Weight Loss Family, a Facebook Bariatric ... Read More
    Published on Monday, February 5, 2018
  • Heart Health Nutrition Tips for Go Red for Women
    Get your red outfit out! The first Friday of every February is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness of heart disease in women.  Heart disease kills approximately one woman every 60 seconds. I bet most of you didn’t know... The post Heart Health Nutrition Tips for Go Red for Women appeared first on Martha McKittrick RD, CDE, CHWC • citygirlbites.com • NY Nutritionist. ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 1, 2018
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