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 [...]

Love Your Heart With Oats

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Love Your Heart With Oats The oats found in oatmeal are a rich source of beta-glucans which provide a source of dietary fiber to the body. The beta-glucans found in oats and other grains such as barley and rye contain soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and can [...]

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes is a Family Affair Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE – Dietitian, Diabetes Educator, and Mom www.EatingandLivingModerately.com & www.MomDishesItOut.com     Make peace with carbs: Just because you or your loved one has Diabetes, it doesn’t mean carbohydrates are the enemy. n Plan ahead by counting carbohydrates and spreading them out throughout [...]