December 2, 2021

Introducing Allulose

Alli;pse Allulose is a new lower calorie sugar in a category of new sweeteners referred to as “rare sugars.” Due to the availability of rare sugars and guidance from FDA that allows for positive labeling on the Nutrition Facts panel, manufacturers are racing to formulate new lower calorie and sugar foods. In this article for Today’s Dietitian titled, Introducing Allulose, I define this new sugar, discuss other rare sugars, review safety evaluation and detail how allulose is processed through the human body.

July 25, 2019

Cliff Notes Version of the ADA’s 2019 Nutrition Therapy Consensus Report

In May of 2019 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) published in their journal, Diabetes Care, an update to the 2014 iteration of their nutrition recommendations. It’s titled, “Nutrition Therapy for Adults with Diabetes or Prediabetes: A Consensus Report.” ADA does a complete review and update of this report roughly every five years.


Diabetes Care and Education: The RDs Role in 2017

Today's Dietitian sits down with Hope to, in her role as the 2017 Immediate Past President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), discuss the organization's work, the RD's role in diabetes care, and ways in which dietitians can maximize their effectivenes in delivering diabetes care, education and support.  Read more ...