According to a new study, consuming protein before carbs may produce smaller increases in blood sugar than eating carbs before protein...
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
Food and Health

Though many people think that snacking frequently is good for blood sugar control, weight management, and overall health, researchers have never identified an ideal pattern of eating frequency. In fact, there are several reasons that you may want to cut back on snacking… 


If you need one more reason to eat less meat and more beans, look no further.  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition looked at data from the PREDIMED study, research of over 3,000 subjects with elevated risk for heart disease, but without type 2 diabetes. The study found that after 4 years, participants with the highest intake of legumes had a 35% reduction in risk for diabetes. 


You already have the perfect meal planning tool in your kitchen. In fact, you probably have lots of them. They’re your plates! With the plate method of diabetes meal planning, you can leave your measuring tools and calculator behind. All you need is a bit of guidance and a...


When you’re overweight or obese, the thought of losing enough pounds to achieve your “ideal” weight can be overwhelming. That’s why it’s important to remember that losing a relatively small amount of weight can have a large impact on your health. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends setting...