Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan with Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

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Need a dish that is diabetic friendly, contains mostly vegetables, vegetarian, but most of all tastes good? Try this recipe out! Eggplant is a great source of dietary fiber and contains folate, minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus, and antioxidants from their purple skin. Zucchini has been a popular

Working the Night Shift & Odd Hours with Diabetes

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Working the night shift can make it difficult to maintain a normal routine. When you don’t have a normal routine, it can sometimes have a negative effect on your blood sugar. When you have a plan, it can make your life much less stressful and more manageable. If you have

Will Diet Soda Hinder My Weight Loss?

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One of the most common questions I get from clients who are trying to lose weight is, “Should I drink diet soda when I’m trying to lose weight?”. That depends. If someone is consuming sweetened beverages such as regular soda or juice, the answer is simple: switch to diet soda

Recipe: Spicy Crisp Zucchini Fries

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Sometimes it can be difficult to get your vegetables in or maybe you have picky children. Don’t worry, I completely get it! That’s why I created this flavorful recipe. Not a fan of zucchini’s texture? The crispy panko coating helps with that. Pair these with my homemade ranch dressing! Ingredients

Exercising Precautions for Diabetics

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Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been dealing with diabetes for several years, it’s always a great idea to make sure you are prepared for blood sugar fluctuations when being physically active. Exercise is an important part of blood sugar management as it can help lower your HgbA1c, but

Food-Drug Interaction: Grapefruit

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Grapefruit is very high in vitamin C and a great source of potassium. However it is also one of the most common culprits in food-drug interactions. Components in grapefruit called furanocoumarins block the action of an enzyme located in the small intestine called CYP3A4. This enzyme is also needed to

Weight Management Through The Holidays

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The holidays are upon us which mean lots of high calorie options such as pecan pie and cheesy potato casserole at family/friend gatherings. So how can you continue to stay on track with your weight loss goals?! The key is to work on maintaining, not trying to lose weight. If

Easy Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

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I often find it difficult to cook a vegetable side dish for dinners that my picky husband will approve of. He is a very texture-oriented person when it comes to vegetables. Since we had been dating (7 years) before we got married I felt accomplished when he actually enjoyed fresh

Can Dark Chocolate Be Part Of A Healthy Diet?

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Chocolate was deemed a symbol of luxury and power in as early as 1900 B.C. and was only consumed in it’s bitter form as a drink until the mid-1800s. In 1847, the first chocolate candy bar was created by a British company using cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and sugar.1 Today,

Diabetes: Preparing for Sick Days

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It’s cold and flu season! If you are a newly diagnosed diabetic and/or are unfamiliar with what to do when you are sick, keep reading. This is important information if you want to keep your blood sugar in check as it can lead to serious complications if not managed appropriately.