How to Fit Fruit in Your Meal Plan

How to Fit Fruit in Your Meal Plan

It’s almost summer and that means so many fruits are going to be in season. Even if you don’t enjoy fruit during the winter months, it becomes tempting to eat lots of fruit in the summer. For people with diabetes, this can be a problem. Fruit is a carbohydrate and has...
Recipe Swaps to Decrease Carbs

Recipe Swaps to Decrease Carbs

Just saying the word cooking for many people feels overwhelming. Cooking doesn’t always mean following a 10 step recipe though. It can be simplified with some meal planning and a well-stocked kitchen. Cooking basically means putting some healthy ingredients together....
Do Not Forget about Fiber

Do Not Forget about Fiber

As a dietitian I often hear people with diabetes tell me they are following a low carb diet. When I hear this, I always check for adequate fiber intake. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate. So a low carb diet could equal a low fiber diet. Fiber impacts glycemic control...
Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

The parking lot is full, there are no small carts left, and the checkout lines are long-yes I am describing a typical trip to the grocery store. The only highlights for me are seeing the colorful produce and looking for new products. Healthy eating and glycemic...
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