11 December 2018 Health-Conscious Holiday Gift Ideas

Let your holiday gifts reflect your own interest in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

4 December 2018 Bone Broth: health food or marketing hype?

Bone broth is touted for all kinds of health benefits. Are the claims valid?

27 November 2018 Meal Delivery Services and Weight Control

Do you enjoy eating healthy but don't always have the energy to plan weight-friendly meals? Are you looking for something new and different in the kitchen? Perhaps a meal delivery service is for you? This past summer we sampled 3 different meal delivery services: Blue Apron®, Sun Basket® and HelloFresh®. Here are some tips for fitting them into your weight management plan.

20 November 2018 The Power of Gratitude

Do you take food for granted? Learn what a little gratitude can do for your health and how you can apply gratitude to food and nutrition. This could help you with weight management.

14 November 2018 Using Siri with MyNetDiary

Are you using MyNetDiary's iPhone app? Then learn how to use Siri shortcuts for some common logging scenarios in MyNetDiary. Using Siri shortcuts means you can log certain things in MyNetDiary by using your voice instead of your hands. This feature is available for all iPhone apps, with or without Maximum membership.

30 October 2018 The Joy of Exercising is in the Now not the Future

Do you think that the short-term benefits of exercise are more motivating than the long-term benefits of exercise? It's not that people are not trying! Read this article to find out whether long-term or short-term benefits are more motivating.

26 October 2018 A Holiday Appetizer That Won't Blow Your Carb Budget

Looking for a crowd pleasing appetizer to serve for the holidays? These meatballs are low in carbs, low in fat and very tasty. Read this post to learn about how to prepare these deliciously satisfying yet easy to prepare turkey/pork teriyaki meatballs!

16 October 2018 Diabetes and the Microbiome

Did you know that the health of your gut can impact your risk of diabetes? Learn three ways that could lower your diabetes risk or help manage existing diabetes.

9 October 2018 Variations on fasting diets

There's a lot of interest in variations on fasting for weight loss. What does research say about the effectiveness of these plans? And most important, can the plans fit into your lifestyle?

2 October 2018 Sweet Potato & Ground Turkey Skillet - A Comfort Food That is Weight-Friendly!

Just because you need to watch your weight or blood glucose doesn't mean potatoes are off the menu. Check out this deliciously simple dish that is filling yet is modest in calories and carbs.

25 September 2018 A dietary change that may help prevent Type 2 diabetes

Most people are aware that eating sausage & pepperoni pizza and ice cream are not healthy for our hearts or our waistlines. Did you know that these same foods and other foods rich in saturated fat may be increasing the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes?

18 September 2018 Exploring Exotic Fruits

Are you looking to add a little variety to your fruit choices? Venture outside of your usual comfort zone of apples, grapes and bananas. Looking for and experimenting with exotic fruits can be a fun part of healthy nutrition!

13 September 2018 Fitting Red Wine Calories Into Your Diet

We've all heard about the health benefits of red wine, but won't the addition of red wine throw off your daily calorie limit? Not necessarily.

4 September 2018 Consider Nuts Instead of Nut Butters If You are Trying to Lose Weight

Do you often eat nut butters but rarely eat whole nuts? Time to consider eating whole nuts instead - this could be beneficial for both weight loss and overall health.

29 August 2018 When is the best time to eat a salad? Before, during or after a meal?

Can eating salad help you lose weight and does it matter when you eat it?

21 August 2018 Be a Fly on the Wall: Observe Your Own Habits Without Judgement

Have you wondered why we are often blind to our own habits? Learn some new strategies to help explore your lifestyle habits.

14 August 2018 Spotlight on Korean Cuisine

The recent US-North Korea summit in Singapore put the spotlight on Korean food. It's more than Korean barbecue and kimchi.

7 August 2018 Will Vinegar Help Lower Blood Sugar?

Do you or someone you know have Type 2 Diabetes? Taking 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar with meals may lower post meal blood sugars.

2 August 2018 Tips for boosting breast milk supply in women who may or may not be trying to lose weight

Whether you are trying to lose weight or not, the inability to produce enough breast milk to feed your newborn can be very stressful. Below are a few foods that might help increase the production and flow of milk. May your breastfeeding journey be smooth sailing!

24 July 2018 Cuba: More than old Buicks and the Buena Vista Social Club

Are decreasing calories and increasing exercise really effective in losing weight? Learning the history of Cuba and spending time among the Cuban people this summer showed clear support for this old remedy.
Disclaimer: The information provided here does not constitute medical advice. If you are seeking medical advice, please visit your healthcare provider or medical professional.

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