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 …

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 …

To Eat or Not to Eat: Whole Grains

These days, even in mainstream markets, you can find spelt, millet, barley, and the like. And the marketing messages leaping off of every loaf of …

How a Health Diary Can Help Your Diabetes

Ever gain five pounds and really have no idea what could have caused it? You’ve been eating as you normally do and taking your regular walks. …