Why is breakfast the “most important meal of the day”? Because you can start your day with extra protein that satisfies and wards off hunger and cravings all day long. Especially for those of us working from home, where snacks are always available. Satisfy your hunger first thing, and get on the right track to […]
Lately, our carb intake has gotten a little out of hand. Maybe those portions sizes are creeping up, maybe an extra snack (or two) are sneaking in. So, this week we’re going to see if we really are sticking to the doctor’s recommendation for target carb intake — for meals and snacks. We’re keeping food […]
Working from home, for the first time, Rhodes has learned to create some hard rules around diet, exercise, and other healthy habits. Diabetes management doesn’t take a vacation in quarantine. See what rules Rhodes follows to keep his blood sugar in check while at home. What are you doing to stay on track?
Many of us are working from home for the first time. We know from experience, that it can be tempting to snack more or overindulge when in the comfort of home (and PJs). So, we set some hard rules about food and work. From scheduling meals/snacks, to keeping food-free zones. These tips may be helpful […]
These are tough times for everyone, and certainly for diabetics. How are we dealing with the changes to our routines, schedules, and eating habits? By making the best of it and staying prepared. Get your exercise in, keep your diet straight, and be prepared for illness with these 3 simple tips. What are your tips?
Traveling for spring break or planning a trip for summer? Here’s how to be prepared for any situation, and ensure your diabetes management doesn’t also take a vacation. What are your tips for being prepared?
I’ve always been convinced that sugar is addictive. So, I decided to test the theory myself- by giving up all sugar for a week. The first few days was hard. My brain craved it. But after day three, I stopped thinking about sugar. And there was a definite upside to taking a break from sugar. […]
It seems that everywhere you turn, someone is hyping “intermittent fasting” diet plans. These suggest eating in 8-12 hour windows and then fasting for 12-16 hour windows. While some people may achieve weight loss or other positive health benefits with this type of plan, as diabetics, we suggest you be very careful before starting any new […]
When it’s cold outside, we find it tempting to curl up with a yummy dessert. But, who wants to eat a healthy dinner, and then ruin your blood sugar with a carb-heavy dessert? Try these tips to satisfy your sweet tooth, without the added sugar! What is your go-to alternative?