Category: diabetes

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

Earlier today, we talked about how to stay healthy at work. What happens after a long stressful day? Many people feel too tired to cook and end up ordering take out or stopping for fast food. ‘They don’t realize just how quickly you can…

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Tips to Improve Your Health at Work

While the basis for Wellness Wednesday began as diabetes awareness, I decided to expand the topics of Wellness Wednesday to include other tips and information for staying healthy. For today, I found an article from WebMD, which discusses 10 ways to improve your health at work. Since…

Wellness Wednesday-5 Diabetes Friendly Dessert Recipes

Having diabetes and trying to eat healthy doesn’t mean you can never have dessert. Below, I have for you 5 desserts to enjoy, when you get a craving for something sweet. As always. These recipes aren’t just for diabetics. 🙂 Grilled Stone Fruit From:…

Wellness Wednesday: 4 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life | NIDDK (With Free 20-Page booklet and Care Record)

Today’s diabetes awareness tips comes to you from The National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, (NIDDK) part of the National Institute of Health, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. According the the NIDDK, there are 4 steps…

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Super Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Earlier today, I posted a list of foods to include to help control diabetes. Here, I include some recipes using those foods, to give you ideas on how to make them a part of your daily diet. I’ve tried to combine them together, when possible….

Wellness Wednesday: 10 Great Foods to Control Diabetes

For today’s Wellness Wednesday (formerly Wake-up Wednesday) I have a list of 10 foods to include in your diet to assist with diabetes control. They aren’t just healthy for diabetics, but foods everyone should include in their diet. Many of these foods are anti-inflammatory, which…

Wake-up Wednesday: 5 Diabetic Friendly Breakfast Recipes

As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially if you are trying to maintain a steady blood sugar level. (Which EVERYONE should be doing, not just diabetics.) So, I found 5 healthy and creative breakfast recipes to add…

Wake-Up Wednesday: 10 Diet Commandments for Better Diabetes Management | diaTribe

NOTE: Before beginning, I want to point out that many of the tips and commandments listed in this article are healthy tips for EVERYONE, not just diabetics. So, READ ON! Being diagnosed with diabetes, whatever type it might be, is  a scary and confusing time….

Wake-up Wednesday: 10 diabetic friendly recipes with yogurt

Do you eat fruit flavored yogurt? When we here the word YOGURT, we often think of health food. However, that isn’t always the case. Would it surprise you that regular, fruit flavored yogurt is equivalent to 2.7 Krispy Kreme doughnuts?  

Wake Up Wednesday: A New Diabetes Awareness Series

Since starting my blog, I’ve had several people ask about healthy eating for people with type 2 diabetes. Since I’m still a student, I tell them “I’ll do some research and get back to you”. This new blog series is my attempt to keep…