Have you ever stopped to compare the carbs in your favorite candy? Why ruin a good thing, you say? Well, perhaps, if you can make some educated choices on the front end, you or your child can avoid a blood sugar spike on Halloween night and in the days that follow. The Diabetes Forecast has […]
Halloween is almost here! We have some non-candy, Halloween treat ideas for you for kids with diabetes and food allergies that will be trick-or-treating in your neighborhood. Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for those nutritional labels and low carb goodies! Have a fun and safe Halloween.
Summer is our favorite season for healthy eating because fresh produce is abundant in all the grocery stores. Fresh, healthy, colorful– fruit and veggies are the way to go. Here are our four favorite ways we’ve been incorporating produce into our meals this summer: Replace desserts with a few slices of watermelon, some chilled berries or sliced […]
If you don’t love chicken salad, you should. But not for the reasons you think. We don’t want you to love the mayo (and the fat and calories that adds). And, we’d rather you not love your chicken salad on a big ‘ole baguette or croissant. If you are managing your diabetes with a low carb […]
Planning a car trip? Or just on the run? Like all diabetes management, packing snacks takes some time and effort if you don’t want to end up at the mercy of fast-food restaurants and convenience stores. We think glucose tablets are your best bet to treat lows– they are fast acting and don’t add calories or fat […]
We hope that you’re having a great summer! Barbecues are synonymous with the summertime and we were reminded of three common summer foods and snacks that might get you when it comes to carbs. You might not be expecting it and then all of a sudden you’re going to end up high and you’ll be […]
Have you noticed that the yogurt display at the grocery store is now enormous? Shelves upon shelves of choices, all touting “less sugar” or “lower fat” or “new flavors.” Speaking of flavors, with choices like blueberry pie and white chocolate raspberry, is yogurt a dessert or a snack? I love yogurt, and in fact I eat […]
You are what you eat is a common saying we hear time and time again. This National Nutrition Month, really focus on your portions and the foods that you’re putting into your body for your overall health. The American Diabetes Association recommends these Diabetes Superfoods: Eating fish high in Omega-3 Fatty Acids twice a week […]
March is National Nutrition Month. This month, take the time to really focus on your healthy eating, focus on your portion control and watch what you’re drinking. We can do it! Share your tips with us in the comments below.