What Exactly Is Diabulimia?

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You may have heard this word or even seen an article talking about it, but have you ever thought about what diabulimia actually is? This term is being used more and more in clinical practice to describe individuals with Type 1 diabetes who minimize of completely skip insulin doses in an effort to lose weight. While not recognized as an official “eating disorder” in the DSM, this practice is often considered a type of bulimia. Click to continue reading Just What Is Diabulimia?…

The Pros and Cons of Being a Vegetarian Fitness Enthusiast

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Pros       Eating a plant-based diet provides a plethora of antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin A to fight free radicals caused by exercise (where free radicals are produced at a greater rate). You are forced to focus on your dark leafy greens like spinach and collard greens and high Vitamin C [...]

What’s on our “Q”?

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 The Skinny on Shakes for People With Diabetes With so many meal replacements on the market, but how do you pick which one is best? Taste shouldn’t be the only determining factor. It can be important to consider the sugar, carbohydrate or even protein content.11 Nutritious, Kid-Friendly Finger Foods Who doesn’t love meatballs? Check out [...]

The Epidemic of Diabetes

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Regardless of weight and age, America is heading towards a Diabetes epidemic. Americans must change their lifestyles by moving more, and eating less. Diabetes does not discriminate based on overall weight. America needs to focus on decreasing belly fat, specifically, eating less processed food and moving more.   Based on the study reported in the [...]

Thank You and Healthy Holiday Wishes

December 23, 2011 Dear Friends and Family, Thank you for all of your respect, referrals and support over the past 12 years. As many of you know, I have taken on a number of new adventures in 2011, including: Moving my practice full-time to New York City Starting two blogs: www.EatingandLivingModerately.com & www.MomDishesItOut.com Embracing social [...]