‘Managing Diabetes’

Meals, Snacks & Your Metabolic Rate

By Robyn Priebe on 12/27/2009

In class yesterday, one of our participants was wondering if eating five or six mini meals is better for her metabolism than eating three major meals. At Green Mountain we work with three main meals, but also give people the opportunity to add snacks throughout the day as needed because everyone is different in terms of their nutrition needs. However […] Read more »

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Respecting Your Uniqueness: Are Low-Carbohydrate Diets Right for You?

By Marsha Hudnall on 12/14/2009

I’ve been reading quite a bit recently since my foray into the food as medicine world, and one of themes that keeps hitting home to me is how we are all biochemically unique.  Yet when many of us set out to clean up our eating, we often try to follow guidelines that may not work for us. Take low carbohydrate […] Read more »

This Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili from Pinch My Salt is a great source of good-for-us carbohydrates.

Intuitive Eating Tip: Think of Your Stomach as a Blender

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/30/2009

The day before Thanksgiving, I received an email that gleefully encouraged me to stuff myself the next day, as that was the American way.  It gave me pause, wondering how we came to this point.  Surely the Pilgrims didn’t approach their day of giving thanks with the idea that they’d walk away from the table so full they were miserable.

How many slices of pizza do you need to feel satisfied without feeling stuffed?

It Happened This Week: FRESH, the movie, Type 2 Diabetes and Health at Every Size & Lemon Coconut Bars

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/14/2009

Did Food, Inc. leave you depressed?  Then check out FRESH, the movie (trailer above) to see what folks around the US are doing to change the picture. Dietitians are doing their part to change the picture, too.  Under the clever title “Low Carbon is the New Low Carb,” Nutrition Unplugged reviews two new cookbooks written by registered dietitians for cooking […] Read more »

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