Diabetes-Friendly Shopping

Diabetic friendly shopping: Costco wholesale warehouse stores

July 14, 2015

Diabetes is often a costly chronic disease to manage. Medications and special dietary restrictions can cost a lot of money. Therefore, I really enjoy finding healthy bargains to share with colleagues as well as my community. I was recently given the unique opportunity to spend the day at my local Costco to see how the members-only wholesale warehouse can provide nutritious, as well as cost effective items relevant to the diabetic population. I was quite impressed with the store and the variety of healthy options available. [...]

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips When You’re at Costco

July 13, 2015

  Grocery shopping at Costco can be an enjoyable part of your weekly routine. You’ve got your menus for the week’s meals planned out and you are looking forward to feeding you and your family a variety of fresh and healthy options. Now, if this doesn’t sound like you, then you are more [...]

Diabetic Friendly Foods to Buy at Costco

June 20, 2015

We recently asked Amanda Hernandez, a registered dietitian, experienced brand partner, recipe developer, and the owner of www.nutritionistreviews.com, to write about her experience shopping for food items at Costco. [...]

Costco Can Help Get You and Your Family on a Healthier Path

May 20, 2015

  Nancy Johnson Horn is a working mother of three who had gestational diabetes and is now pre-diabetic. With a family history of diabetes, she is doing everything she can to make sure she keeps herself and her family healthy. Read her post at http://www.themamamaven.com/2015/05/18/costco/ [...]

MyPlate Your Costco Cart for Better Health

May 30, 2014

A balanced meal plan is key to good health and improved blood glucose control. But figuring out just how to balance your diet can be a challenge. That’s why the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) introduced MyPlate. This tool uses the image of a meal place setting to show the 5 food groups that you need to stay healthy. In order to create a balanced plate, you have to start by having a balanced cart when grocery shopping. [...]

Shopping at Costco for Better Blood Glucose Control

April 18, 2014

Do you love shopping, sampling items, and learning about newly released products? If so, a day at Costco may be just what you need! Even better, you may be able to improve your blood glucose control just by walking the aisles at your local Costco warehouse. [...]

Costco Shopping Basics: Decoding Food Labels for Better Blood Glucose Control

April 6, 2014

If you’re like most people with diabetes, chances are a trip to Costco can be exciting, yet stressful, all at the same time. You may be looking forward to finding new foods to try or stocking up on ingredients to make a healthy recipe. But, at the same time, trying to select foods that won’t raise your blood glucose levels can feel overwhelming. How do you know what foods to choose and which ones to leave on the shelf? That’s where decoding the food label comes in! [...]

Flat Belly Foods at Costco

March 30, 2014

With summer just around the corner, no doubt the thought of looking great in your swimsuit has crossed your mind. With busy work schedules, family commitments, and daily activities pulling you in a hundred directions, trying to get started with a weight loss plan that works for you can seem overwhelming. The good news is that you don’t have to look far to start slimming your waistline. [...]

Diabetes Shopping at Costco Pharmacy

March 25, 2014

You know that good nutrition is important for staying healthy with diabetes, so you probably try to eat meals containing plenty of vegetables, a good protein source, good fats, and small portions of fruit, beans, and whole grains. But sometimes diet alone isn’t enough, particularly if you [...]

Costco Basics for Your Low-Carb Kitchen

March 12, 2014

Costco is known for its great selection of foods for every occasion. Whether you’re throwing a party or simply doing your weekly grocery shopping, you know you’ll find exactly what you need here. But what if you’re on a low-carb diet to control diabetes? How can you make the [...]

Diabetes Care at Costco

February 5, 2014

Costco has a seemingly endless array of foods, drinks, clothing, jewelry, home wares and health supplies. When it comes to diabetes care, Costco pharmacy provides low prices and bulk sizes of medical care products that can be bought in the warehouse or shipped to your home. Diabetes care supplies [...]
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