Are you one of the 1.5 million people that have been diagnosed with diabetes this year? Or maybe a loved one recently was diagnosed. Are you feeling a sense of overwhelm and concern on what to do next? If so, I've got you covered! Metformin More than likely your physician will prescribe a medication, this … Continue reading Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes, Now What?
Paleo is also known as Paleolithic diet. I don't necessarily love calling it a diet as it's more of a basis for a way of life because it includes way more than just food, but for today's sake we'll just focus on that part. Paleo diet is a tad more strict than the outlined information … Continue reading Paleo/Primal Diet Program Basics
What is the history behind gluten? Why does it have such a bad reputation today even among those who are not gluten sensitive? What products contain gluten? Should I be eating gluten or avoiding it? What is a better alternative to eating gluten that is going to benefit my long term health? There are so … Continue reading Gluten History: Good or Bad?
It's been an entire week, yippe!! I know, that sounds like a drop in the bucket, but going an entire week without sugar wasn't really something I was looking forward to. I know the benefits of not having sugar, so I think I was mentally better prepared than some, but not 100% psyched up about … Continue reading Whole30 1 Week Update
If you've been reading my posts, you know I'm going on this Whole30 journey. Doing so, I've had to read MANY food labels and decipher through all of the jargon. So i'm here to break it down for you for the sake of your blood sugar and to keep it in check. Condiments We'll start … Continue reading Diabetes: Label Reading & Sugar Content
I just wanted to call myself out for not being a good cook, yup it's true. I think things will taste a certain way if I "wing it" and well as some of you know, winging it in the kitchen doesn't always turn out the way it was anticipated. I had a major FAIL when … Continue reading Whole30 Days 4 & 5 Update/Fail
Starting the Whole30 "diet" was a way to wipe my slate clean and start over. I found myself walking through the isles at the grocery store with no sense of excitement or pleasure as I saw all of the boxes of foods and their fancy labels. I knew that eating these things did nothing for … Continue reading Why I chose Whole30
Hey there! I'll make it short and sweet today, I just wanted to let you know how the Whole30 process was and to let you know I still have all my teeth 😉 The obsessive need to chew on ice and bottle caps has resolved, it was just on day 1. I think that was … Continue reading My Whole30 Days 1-3 Update
So what's all the rage with the latest diets out there? If you haven't heard of the Ketogenic or Paleolithic diet then consider yourself lucky because I'm about to school you! 😉 Ketogenic Diet AKA Keto The Keto diet involves putting your body in a state of Ketosis. When a person eats a normal American … Continue reading Keto & Paleo, What’s the Difference?
Some of you may see that title and think, UGH.. yeah impossible! There are several facets of weight loss related to Diabetes that we'll talk more about today. Some people have unexplained weight loss with diabetes and others have experienced stubborn pounds clinging on for dear life not wanting to budge as hard as you … Continue reading Diabetes & Weight Loss