Timely Tips to Help Manage Your Diabetes
Each month our dieticians and diabetes educators will share with you health and lifestyle tips for living with diabetes. You will learn more about how you can manage your diet, how and where to shop for food, travel tips and more.
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Eat Healthier While Supporting Local Farmers
Looking to eat healthy this summer? A trip to your local farmer's market is a great way to get out and find locally grown fruits and produce. We have provided a list of Farmer's Markets in your area. Eat healthy, be happy!
Planning a trip? Whether you’re camping or cruising, you can go anywhere, or do almost anything. It just takes a little planning ahead to handle your diabetes.
Spring cleaning your pantry shelves with healthy foods makes for better meals and snacks. At the first hint of hunger or when rushed, we head to the pantry to find foods that will fill us.
Seeds - Chia and Flax
Rich in antioxidants, zinc, iron, calcium, fiber, and essential fatty acids, seeds can be a great addition to your diet.
Weight Loss Supplements: Hype or Help?
Approximately 50 million Americans go on a diet each year. Many of those trying to lose weight are seeking a “magic bullet”’ that will help them take the pounds off quickly. Whether looking online or buying over-the-counter, the number of available weight loss pills and potions is endless. But have any of them been proven safe and effective?
February is American Heart Month, and unfortunately, most of us know someone who has had heart
disease or stroke. However, we can fight back against heart disease and stroke.
Who Cares About Vegetables?
It’s a new year, a time of change and new beginnings…so why not start with a change to your vegetable intake!
'Tis the Season to be...Stressed!
The holidays are only how many days away? YIKES! I have so much to do before they get here. How am I going to get it all done? Where do I start? Are these same thoughts racing through your mind? Is your blood sugar and blood pressure rising? Why is this happening?
Beware of the Holiday Bermuda Triangle
Are you a person who loses their way in the dangerous weeks between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years? These are the most difficult weeks to maintain your weight and stick with a healthy diet. Plan ahead for these challenges and follow these simple strategies to stay on track.
Flawed Research: Who do Your Trust?
Perhaps you heard the results of the Canadian research study which reported last month that eating egg yolks was just as bad as smoking cigarettes in terms of cardiovascular risk. Can you trust the study's advice? Are eggs bad again?
Let Exercise Fall Into Place
Here it is again, the fall of the year where everything slows down, evenings get darker and weather gets colder. What is going to be the motivator for you to continue or, for some of you, to start exercising?
Summer Beverages: What's Hot & What's Not
In the beginning there was water - natural and vital for life; recommended to drink daily. Then came coffee, tea, beer and wine mostly consumed for taste and pleasure. Then came soft drinks, sports drinks, flavored drinks, energy drinks, vitamin drinks, and the list goes on.
Summer in Wisconsin is grilling season. Check out these marinade recipes and grilling tips to maximize the flavor of your food.