10 Ways to Reduce the Sugar in Your Diet

Eating too much sugar is known to contribute to heart disease, obesity, tooth decay, cancer and numerous other health problems. Yet, the average American eats 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day, according to the American Heart Association. Many studies have linked high-sugar intake to an increase in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality due to […]

Food Shaming: Changing How We Talk About Food

This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. By Brenda Manzanarez, MS, RD, and Cynthia Muñoz, Ph.D., MPH You know you shouldn’t be eating that kind of stuff, right? If you’d just eat better, you wouldn’t have to take so many medications. I know someone who cut out all carbs and cured their diabetes; have […]

Kitchen Makeover: What to Purge and What to Stock Up On

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Dana Palermo If you had to choose the healthiest food option between a product labeled “natural” and another one labeled “healthy”, which would you pick? They both sound good, right? Well you might have to dig a little deeper because there’s actually no […]

How to Crowd Out Poor Food Choices With Protein and Fiber

When I attended the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, one thing I heard a lot about was how “crowding out” foods with preferred choices was a great way to improve eating habits without focusing on avoiding foods. So let’s say you want to eat more vegetables and cut down on the portions of refined grains. Instead […]

Fancy Food Show 2019: 10 Keto Products You Have to Try

This content originally appeared on Caroline’s Keto Kitchen. Republished with permission.Today was my first time ever attending the Fancy Food Show, which is put on by the Specialty Food Association. I had an absolute blast, and left feeling full (samples galore!), sore (walked over 10 miles while eating!), and incredibly pleased with my new keto finds. There’s […]