Posts Tagged ‘Diabetes’

Pasta vs Pasta Alternatives: Which is the Healthiest?

pasta vs pasta alternatives

  Who doesn’t love a bowl of pasta with a delicious sauce? It’s the ultimate comfort food! But pasta has gotten a bad rap in the past few years, likely due to the low carb craze as well as the fact that white pasta refined and stripped of many nutrients. As a nutritionist, I believe…

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The Best Foods for PCOS

best foods for PCOS

When you think of diet and PCOS, I bet you think of what you should NOT eat instead of all the healthy foods you CAN eat.  The good news is that certain foods can help heal your PCOS by several mechanisms, including lowering insulin and androgen levels, decreasing inflammation, and decreasing risk of diabetes and…

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Alzheimer’s Disease is the New Type 3 Diabetes: Are You at Risk?

We all know someone that has suffered from or has had a family member suffer from Alzheimer’s or Dementia. It’s often considered to be part of aging or due to bad genes, but what if some Alzheimer’s and Dementia can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle?  Think about how much suffering would be relieved. Well folks,…

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Low Carb Shirataki Noodle Recipes

If you are watching your carbs, you are probably missing pasta and noodles big time. Good news – this product may really help you out! I often suggest this these “pasta-like” noodles to my clients on low carb diet as they have almost zero calories and carbs. In addition, they contain a type of fiber…

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Can Diabetes Be Reversed?

I get asked this question all the time by my patients with type 2 diabetes. In the past, I would have said that it was highly unlikely that type 2 diabetes could be reversed. However, newer research has made me think twice! Here’s an example I recently provided nutritional counseling to a patient with newly diagnosed…

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14 Reasons Why Sleep is Important for PCOS

woman sleeping in bed

I find that most of my patients with PCOS spend a great deal of energy focusing on their diet and exercise regimen, but tend to neglect one of the most important aspects of health when it comes to PCOS – sleep. What percentage of the time do you wake up feeling totally well-rested? Probably not…

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What to Eat if You Have Prediabetes

what to eat with prediabetes

You get a call from your doctor telling you your sugar is a little high on your blood test. You don’t have diabetes but will need to watch it. You’re told to cut out sugar, bread and pasta. But now you are in a panic because you don’t know what to eat. Carbs are everywhere!…

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300 Diabetes Diet Tips by Diabetes Experts

An estimated 9.3% of the population – 29 million Americans – have diabetes. 90% have type 2 diabetes. And if the current trends continue, it’s estimated that as many as one in three American adults will have diabetes by the 2050! Despite this epidemic, there remains much confusion on what are the best foods for…

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Reasons Why You Need More Sleep

What percentage of the time do you wake up feeling totally well-rested? Probably not very often. For us New Yorker’s living a frenzied city life, we know too well the the city never sleeps! Studies show that 40% of us get less than 6 hours a night. Not only does this make it difficult to…

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44 Healthy Low Carb Snacks

If you’re on a low carb diet, you probably cringe when you hear the word snack. Most snacks are loaded with carbs – not exactly ideal if you have diabetes, prediabetes, PCOS or are just trying to follow a low carb diet. And  low carb snacks like nuts or cheese get pretty tiresome after a while…

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