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 …

Great Food Swaps for Diabetes

When you’re living with diabetes, food swaps can mean the difference between deprived and delicious. Check out these great stand-ins for your …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …