‘type 2 diabetes’

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 »

Healthy Recipe: Veggie Enchiladas

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/13/2009

Today’s recipe is courtesy of our good friend and colleague Alta Engstrom, RD, whose website First Kitchen is just the place for those who want to learn their way around a healthy kitchen.  This recipe gives a look at how easy it can be to make a great-tasting good-for-you meal in minutes.  It qualifies as healthy eating for healthy weights, […] Read more »

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For a Smaller Waist, Eat Red Meat, Butter & Whole Milk?

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/12/2009

I recently rediscovered the blog Junkfood Science whose author Sandy Szwarc, BSN, RN, CCP describes as “critical examinations of studies and news on food, weight, health and healthcare that mainstream media misses.  Debunks popular myths, explains science and exposes fraud that affects your health.” Like us at Green Mountain at Fox Run, Sandy is an advocate of Health at Every […] Read more »

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Healthy Recipe: Lemon Avocado Mousse

By Laura Brooks on 01/22/2009

Today's healthy recipe is a refreshing, palate-pleasing appetizer spread from the California Avocado website. A surprisingly complete food, avocados contain fourteen minerals to stimulate growth, including iron and copper for your blood. The sodium and potassium in avocados keeps your body chemically balanced, and their low sugar content and absence of starch make them an ideal fruit for people with […] Read more »

Diabetes: Curvy Women More Protected Against Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By Laura Brooks on 01/16/2009

Got curves? Well, a new study (performed on mice) from Harvard Medical School suggests that 'pear-shaped' bodies, i.e., those of us with a little extra padding on the hips and buttocks, may be less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than 'apples' (people who tend to have extra fat around the middle). Not all fat is bad, relates Dr Ronald Kahn, […] Read more »

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