Food and Health, Prevention

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage us to “shift to healthier food and beverage choices.” We make choices about what to eat and drink every day. Each choice is a chance to shift to a healthier option. Over time, these small shifts will move you toward a healthy...
 


Sugary sodas raise your blood sugar and provide extra calories with no nutritional benefit. That’s not healthy for anyone, but if you have diabetes, it’s vital to find other ways to quench your thirst.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Summer is officially here, and as the temperatures climb, we wanted to share a few strategies to help your clients make the most of the summer while fostering healthful habits...
 
Cooking

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has issued new dietary guidelines in which all carbohydrates are treated alike, be they from whole wheat pasta, lentil soup, cookies or candy. The new guidelines published in the January Diabetes Care Journal do emphasize that more nutritious sources of carbohydrates should be emphasized....
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 
Cooking

In January 2004 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its dietary recommendations for patients with type 2 diabetes.1 While they are reasonable, they are far from optimal. They state, “In subjects with type 2 diabetes, it appears that ingestion of very large amounts of fiber are necessary to confer metabolic benefits on glycemic control, hyperinsulinemia, ... More Fiber Improves Type 2 Diabetes