diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes: Myths and Facts

November is National Diabetes Awareness month and when you consider that one quarter of the people in the United States who have diabetes don’t even know they have it (1), it’s easy to understand why an awareness month is needed.  There are 3 major types of diabetes: Type 1: A person’s pancreas produces no insulin,… Read more

Defining Diabetes

Were you or someone you know recently diagnosed with diabetes? While there is no real cure for diabetes, diabetes can be managed through dietary and lifestyle changes, and also through medicine. You’ll work with your healthcare provider to set up a treatment plan that works best for you. In order to be successful at managing… Read more

Thanksgiving meal

Try Something New for your Thanksgiving Meal

While a table filled with turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet cranberry sauce and an assortment of vegetables is the traditional “Thanksgiving meal,” there’s plenty of reasons why you may not want to go with the standard group of recipes this year. The responsibility of cooking a turkey is daunting and not something you see as fun…. Read more

Food Waste

Food Waste: Why It Matters

On a trip to the grocery store you pick up a few items to make meals for the week, like lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes. As the week goes on, your schedule changes, you have late meetings, you decide to order lunch; the next thing you know, that head of lettuce that was destined for your brown… Read more