August 31, 2016

Get a Knack for Healthy Snacks for Kids

Most kids, from toddlers to tweens and teens, need to snack between meals for two key reasons: One, and particularly true for younger children, is their stomachs are small and they’re typically not able to consume enough food at three meals to get the energy (calories) they need.

 
August 16, 2016

Making Sense of the New Dietary Guidelines on Cholesterol and “Good & Bad” Fats

Check out my Splenda Living blog focused on the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Chlosterol and "Good & Bad" fats.

 
June 15, 2016

Dear Dietitian – Will Artificial Sweeteners Cause Me to Gain Weight?

As a dietitian and diabetes educator who counsels people who want to lose weight (and keep it off), I often hear concerns about whether using so-called artificial sweeteners cause the side effect of weight gain.

 
May 31, 2016

Healthy Breakfast Ideas Revealed: What Every Parent Should Know

Break the word breakfast into its two parts: break and fast.

 
March 15, 2016

Should You Follow a Prediabetes Diet Plan?

I answer the question Should You Follow a Prediabetes Diet Plan? in a Splenda Living Blog. But before you read the answer, let's get clear on what prediabetes is, who’s at risk and actions to take that can help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

 
December 22, 2015

Got Diabetes? Click Open the DOC (Diabetes Online Community)

If you take care of your diabetes or you’re the caregiver for a friend or loved one with diabetes you know it’s a demanding 24/7/365 job. From day to day, even hour to hour, there are endless decisions to make to manage the tightrope of glucose control and stay safe. Over the course of a year most people with diabetes (and caregivers) interact just on occasion with their healthcare providers.  You manage, or self-manage, your diabetes primarily on your own.

Diabetes Online Community 2 page resourceThe good news is that over the last decade technology has increasingly allowed people with diabetes (PWD) and their caregivers to connect online. You’re giving and getting support, offering practical advice, sharing the latest research and technology news and much more.

 

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