Are You Losing Smart?

People who have lost a lot of weight and kept it off tend to be breakfast eaters, and breakfast eating is associated with lower body mass index …

Should you Follow a Low Glycemic Index Diet?

Could a diet low in Glycemic Index be beneficial to you? The Glycemic Index (GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugars rise after particular …

Experts Weigh-in on the Paleo Diet and Diabetes

There’s been buzz in the diet-world about the Paleo Diet and many want to know if the diet is good for diabetics or not.  New research has shown …

Portion Size Guide

Just a tiny slice, please! And a medium scoop of ice cream, and a little bit of fruit. Uh-oh. For a lot of foods, it can be tricky to know just …

Halloween Candy Carb Counts

Print this chart and stick it on your fridge if you want to budget some carbs while navigating the season of fun-size temptations.  

What Is Carb Counting?

Carbohydrate counting is a method of meal planning that involves calculating the amount of carbs you eat at each meal and snack. Keeping track of …

14 Simple Ways to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

Achieving your goal weight can be tough. While weight tends to come off fairly rapidly at first, at some point it seems as though your weight won’t …

The dLife Healthy Eating Plate (Downloadable Image)

A plate is an easy, visual cue to show what foods you should eat and in what proportions. Many organizations, including the U.S. government, have …

Healthy Eating Plate for Diabetes

  With the array of colorful plates, food pyramids, and conflicting dietary prescriptions out there, figuring out the best way to eat for your …

Eating at Restaurants with Diabetes

Going out to eat is fraught with challenges for people who need to watch their blood sugar. There’s the giant portion size issue, the unknown …