Health Management

Fluffy Coconut Spinach Muffins

Fluffy Coconut Spinach Muffins

Yummy, nutritious, and low carb muffins for any occasion.Yield: 12 Servings (1 muffin per serving) Total Time: 35 Minutes Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 2¼ cups coconut flour ½ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt ½ tsp. baking soda 1 tbsp. baking powder...

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Beef Teriyaki with Zucchini

Beef Teriyaki with Zucchini

For a low carb, hearty dinner with some green, you can’t beat this recipe!Yields: 4 Servings (120 grams per Serving) Total Time: 20 MinutesPrep Time: 10 MinutesCook Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients 1 pound beef sirloin steak, sliced into thin strips 7 tablespoons teriyaki...

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Is This Fruit a Diabetes Superfood?

Is This Fruit a Diabetes Superfood?

Not only is this fruit one of the most widely eaten pieces of produce, it also has tons of health benefits.Did you know that avocados aren’t vegetables? In fact, they are fruits and technically are considered berries. Despite the fact that they are native to southern...

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies makes enough to keep your tins filled for a week. They are ultra-thick, soft, and very moist.Yield: 24 Cookies (2 Cookies per Serving) Total Time: 20 Minutes Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients  3/4 cup...

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The Power of Chocolate

The Power of Chocolate

Here are some tips and tricks to help you include this sweet treat in your diet, without the guilt and regret.By Janice Baker, MBA, RDN, CDE, CNSC, BC-ADM Often patients tell me “I can’t have chocolate in my house; I’ll just eat it all in one sitting”, or they’re a...

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Protein-Packed Chicken Burgers

Protein-Packed Chicken Burgers

Give beef a rest and try these chicken burgers instead. They are a healthy and refreshing change from the traditional beef burgers.Yield: 4 Servings (1 burger per serving) Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 500g minced chicken 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 red...

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Healthy Eating When Dining Out

Healthy Eating When Dining Out

If you’re living with diabetes, the thought of eating out can be intimidating. But eating in restaurants can be much easier – and healthier – than you think.By Janice Baker, MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC, BC-ADM Believe it or not, eating out if you’re living with diabetes can...

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Caregiving Tips for Senior Parents with Diabetes

Caregiving Tips for Senior Parents with Diabetes

Caring for your parents as they age can be a difficult responsibility to take on. If your parent is a person with diabetes, there are special considerations to be taken into account.  Whether your elderly parent is someone who has been living with diabetes for decades...

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Breakfast on the Run

Breakfast on the Run

For many of us, mornings are hectic! But for most, eating breakfast is important for mental functioning as well as providing a good supply of needed nutrition. By Janice Baker, RD, CDE, CNSC, BC-ADM Busy mornings, long commutes, and getting the kids off to school with...

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Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)

Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)

Hyperglycemia (also called a hyper) is the medical term for high blood sugar (also known as high blood glucose). High blood sugar happens when the body has too little insulin or can’t use insulin properly. It is a common occurrence for people with diabetes. Blood...

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