4 Myths about Carbohydrates and Diabetes

4 Myths about Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Since the turn of this century, Carbophobia – the fear of carbohydrates – has rooted itself in American food and nutrition culture. With the rise of type 2 diabetes, some people will swear that carbs are the food equivalent of … Continue reading

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The Path from Weight Gain to Insulin Resistance to Diabetes

The Path from Weight Gain to Insulin Resistance to Diabetes

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. About one in 3 Americans has diabetes or prediabetes! In this post we will discuss some important terms. Have you heard the terms insulin … Continue reading

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Got Diabetes? Necessary or Needless to Follow a “Diabetic Diet”?

Got Diabetes? Necessary or Needless to Follow a “Diabetic Diet”?

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD Is there such a thing as a “diabetic diet”? NO! According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and this has been true since 1994 – nearly 20 years, there is … Continue reading

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Whole Grains and Dietary Fibers: End Your Confusion

Whole Grains and Dietary Fibers: End Your Confusion

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD. It follows up on her previous guest post. We’re being urged via health messages and big marketing campaigns to eat more dietary fiber and simultaneously to chow down on more … Continue reading

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Focus in on Fibers for the Health of Them

Focus in on Fibers for the Health of Them

This is a guest blog post by Hope Warshaw, RD Do you eat enough fibers (yes fibers) each and every day? If you’re not eating those five (or more) servings of fruits and vegetables, making at least half your servings … Continue reading

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