29 August 2017 Great Food Sources of FiberDo you struggle to consume enough fiber? You can boost fiber with careful food choices from a number of different food groups. Getting enough fiber does not mean you have to eat high carb. Read this post for tips on how to boost your fiber content.
3 December 2014 Simple & Healthful Meal Planner - Plate Method
If you want a simple meal planner, there is nothing quite as simple as the original Plate Method. This meal planner controls both total carbohydrates at meals as well as calories.
4 October 2016 How to Handle Sandwich Bread for Weight & Carb ControlIf 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.
21 September 2016 Delicious Slow Cooker Cincinnati Turkey ChiliJust in time for slightly chillier evenings, check out this rich, unusual “chili” recipe that is still diabetes-friendly and weight loss-friendly.
17 December 2014 Using Glycemic Index to Your Advantage
Yes, we are lucky to have the availability of convenient foods for our busy lives. The downside is that most of these foods are more processed. As a result, they may make it easier to gain weight and ultimately lead to health issues that may be difficult to manage. Glycemic Index (GI) can be a useful tool for those looking to better control their glucose response after meals, and it may also help with weight loss and insulin resistance. Try a few of the suggested strategies to help control the glycemic response after meals and snacks.
4 February 2014 Diabetes Diary: How Do You Count Your Carbs?
This post describes different carb counting methods and why some methods might be more helpful than others.
2 July 2013 Diabetes Diary: Enjoying the 4th of July
Need some tips on how to control carbs and calories during the July 4th holiday? This blog post will cover the basics on damage control for the holiday. Post includes examples of higher and lower carb food and drink options.
4 June 2013 Diabetes Diary: Carb Controlled Snacks
Need tips for controlling carbs from snacks? You have landed on the right post — includes snack ideas and comments regarding sugar free products.
25 January 2011 Greek vs. Regular Yogurt
Greek vs. Regular Yogurt There is a temporary price war going on between Greek yogurt brands at my local supermarket. Yay, I win! Brands that I consider too pricey are now affordable - all in an effort to win my dollar. As I ate my way through Greek yogurt this week, I started thinking about the difference...
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