6 December 2016 3 Sweet-Free Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday gifts don’t have to be laden with calories! Here are some ideas for relatively inexpensive gifts that are not sweets. And they can be easily purchased and mailed.

29 November 2016 Getting back on track - when it comes to losing weight

One of the most important strategies to maintaining a healthy weight is the ability to bounce back, otherwise known as getting back on track or resiliency. Here are four important points to remember as you move through this holiday season.

22 November 2016 10 Strategies to Avoid Emotional Eating During the Holidays

Lots of people are susceptible to emotional eating during the holidays. There aren’t any tried-and-true sure fire ways to prevent this, but there are plenty of suggestions. Here are 10.

15 November 2016 Tips for Making Your Smoothie More Weight Friendly

Smoothies have a health halo but they can be a huge calories sink or sugar bomb - it all depends how you make it. This post will cover basic tips on how to make smoothies more weight friendly.

8 November 2016 Three Tips to Prevent the Freshman Fifteen

It’s your first semester of college. Your jeans are fitting tighter, you are catching a cold and you have less energy. Use these three simple tips to create a healthier you and prevent the freshman fifteen.

1 November 2016 Three Ways to Get Rid of Halloween Candy with Style

Even though it ‘twas the day after Halloween, and the temptation was there, you followed these three tips and did not despair.

25 October 2016 Sorting out adverse reactions to foods

Food sensitivities are being blamed for a host of problems, from autism to IBS to headaches and weight gain. What is the true story, and how reliable are the tests?

18 October 2016 Considering Weight Loss Surgery?

Considerations when pursuing weight loss surgery such as: timing, cost, dietary requirements, mental health readiness, type of team to look for, risks of surgery. This is a great post for those of you considering weight loss surgery or just want to know a little bit more about it.

11 October 2016 Weight Loss: 3 Pitfalls of Skipping Meals

One misconception of weight loss is that skipping meals helps. Read on for three drawbacks of skipping meals and two tips to avoid skipping meals.

4 October 2016 How to Handle Sandwich Bread for Weight & Carb Control

If you are a sandwich lover, then it’s time to take a look at your choice of bread. You do not have to cut out bread if you are trying to lose weight or control carbs for diabetes but you do need to choose wisely to avoid excess calories, carbs, and sodium.

27 September 2016 Bicycling for fun, transportation, fitness and calorie burning

Bicycles are for everyone. You don’t need gasoline or a license or insurance. Just muscles and calories to burn.

21 September 2016 Delicious Slow Cooker Cincinnati Turkey Chili

Just in time for slightly chillier evenings, check out this rich, unusual “chili” recipe that is still diabetes-friendly and weight loss-friendly.

13 September 2016 Blueberries: More than just a super grizzly bear food!

How many blueberries a day does a Denali grizzly bear eat? While touring Denali National Park last summer, we learned that an average brown grizzly bear eats 200,000 wild blueberries a day. Not only are they healthy for bears, they are considered one of the superfoods for humans because of their antioxidant activity. Enjoy increasing your blueberry consumption and paying tribute to the Bronco Super Bowl Champions by baking these Blueberry Pumpkin Bronco Bonanza Muffins!

6 September 2016 MyNetDiary is Updating Goals for Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium

MyNetDiary will be updating recommended intakes for fat, cholesterol, and sodium to be consistent with the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Read this blog to find out more!

30 August 2016 Why Does Language Matter in Diabetes?

Learn more about how the language we and others use regarding diabetes affects us. This very insightful post is written by a person with diabetes, who is also a nurse and diabetes educator.

23 August 2016 So many tomatoes, so little time

If you’re knee-deep in fresh tomatoes, lucky you! Here are some suggestions for using them up while they’re at the peak of ripeness.

16 August 2016 Keep Your Feet Healthy So You Can Stay Active

Learn more about what you could be doing to take care of your feet. This is especially important if you want to stay active or if you have diabetes.

9 August 2016 Avocado: A heart healthy secret or a calorie bomb?

Sipping my avocado mango smoothie under the shade of a large avocado tree on an avocado plantation in Guatemala, I, as a dietitian, had time to contemplate the pros and cons of avocadoes. Are avocados a calorie bomb or a heart healthy secret?

2 August 2016 Tips for Healthier Eating at Chinese American Buffets

Restaurant buffets are not weight-loss friendly. Given that it is nearly impossible to avoid buffets 100% of the time, read this post for strategies on how to minimize the caloric damage when you dine out at your favorite Chinese-American restaurant.

26 July 2016 Do you have to get divorced to lose weight?

A BBC series about overweight couples has an unusual strategy for weight loss: separate the couple for awhile so they can develop better food habits. Do couples have to separate to lose weight?
Disclaimer: Please note that we cannot provide personalized advice and that the information provided does not constitute medical advice. If you are seeking medical advice, please visit a medical professional.

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