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Building a Healthy Plate at Costco

November 14, 2016

If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or just want to have a healthier lifestyle, a good place to start is with your dinner plate. Too many of us focus on what foods to avoid, instead of thinking about what to include. When you focus on what to eat to fuel your body properly, you limit the “room” you have for unhealthy foods. [...]

What Can Cinnamon Do for You?

October 20, 2016

The change of season brings the wonderful smells and flavors of fall cooking, like cinnamon. But cinnamon is more than just a tasty addition to pies and oatmeal. Research has shown that cinnamon has a many health benefits. So what can cinnamon do for you? [...]

Oven Fried Crunchy Chicken

October 16, 2016

Don’t give up fried chicken with this easy, tasty, crunchy oven fried chicken that’s diabetic! Always an easy, go-to favorite dinner. [...]

Diabetes & Heart Health

October 16, 2016

Q. What’s the connection between diabetes and heart disease? A. When a person has diabetes, if their blood sugar is elevated, it actually damages the inside lining of the blood vessels and the arteries. The blood vessels become thicker, and they become less elastic. Then blood cannot flow through [...]

Blood Fats: Taming Your Triglycerides

October 16, 2016

Your health care provider has probably talked to you about your cholesterol level, and if it’s high, there are many ways to help bring it down. Has he or she also talked with you about your triglyceride level? If so, you might be wondering exactly what this is. [...]

Healthy Has a New Meaning

October 4, 2016

It seems everywhere you turn, the word “healthy” is used on food labels from granola bars to lunch meats and yogurt to pudding. “Healthy” is used so much the meaning has been lost. Nearly twenty years ago, low-fat was the craze, and foods low in fat were considered healthy. But now we know that some types of fat are actually good for us. So the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is changing the way healthy is defined in the food industry. [...]

A Costco Store Tour: Shopping for Diabetes and Overall Wellness

September 27, 2016

This past week, my sister-in-law and I ventured into the local Costco that recently opened in our town of Lawrenceville, NJ. Although I was uncertain about what to expect, I was filled with anticipation, imagining the abundance of products in the brand new store. As we carefully perused each [...]

Strategies for Balancing Blood Sugar Levels

September 5, 2016

Getting and keeping your blood glucose levels in your target range reduces the long-term risks of problems associated with diabetes. These include heart disease, kidney disease and nerve damage. [...]

Cinnamon for Managing Blood Glucose?

August 17, 2016

Cinnamon is a delicious and fragrant spice, commonly used in baking pies, muffins and delicious sweet treats like cinnamon rolls. However, did you know that cinnamon may also have health benefits? [...]

A Natural Remedy for Healthy Blood Glucose Levels

August 17, 2016

Many people with diabetes are interested in learning about natural ways to lower their blood glucose levels. Healthy eating and keeping active are the most important non-medical keys to maintaining healthy blood glucose levels. [...]

Controlling Your Carb Intake

April 12, 2016

People with diabetes learn that carbohydrate, the nutrient that provides energy for the body, has a big impact on blood sugar levels. Eating too much carb can lead to high blood sugars, while not eating enough carb can lead to low blood sugars (if you take insulin or certain types of diabetes [...]

5 Foods for Healthy Aging

January 11, 2016

Everyone ages, but aging doesn’t have to lead to high blood pressure, diabetes or dementia. A long-term research study has found that there is a difference between “normal” aging and age-related diseases or conditions. [...]

Help for Aging Youthfully With Diabetes

December 3, 2015

Despite what we might think, aging does not have to bring with it discomfort, poor memory and frailty. The human body is remarkable in its ability to repair itself no matter what the condition. No longer do we have to put up with feeling crummy. We can take action to age more youthfully. [...]

Cheesy Dried Plum Flatbread

December 3, 2015

Do you love pizza but get tired of the same old, same old? This quick, easy and calorie-friendly Cheesy Dried Plum Flatbread will bring new life to your breakfast, lunch or dinner offerings. [...]
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