Posts Tagged ‘prediabetes’

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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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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Eating Protein BEFORE Carbs Lowers Blood Sugar

eating protein before carbs lowers blood sugar

If you have diabetes, prediabetes or insulin resistance, you’ve probably been told to limit your carb intake. Carbs raise blood sugar as well as insulin levels in those people that are insulin resistant. Excessive amounts of insulin and elevated blood sugar lead to health problems. But limiting carbs isn’t so easy to do, as they…

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Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

Wishing everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year!  To ring in the New Year, I thought I’d re-post some of my most popular blog posts in the past 2 years. I look forward to sharing more nutrition info with you in 2015!   Most popular blog posts of 2014 7 Sneaky Reasons Why You’re Gaining…

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You May Have Prediabetes and Not Even Know it!

Prediabetes could be called a silent epidemic. You won’t have any symptoms, yet your risk for heart disease and stoke increases by 50%. The American Diabetes Association reports that 79 million Americans have prediabetes.  And it is estimated that just 7 percent of people with prediabetes have been told they have it. Prediabetes is likely to turn into…

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