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6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Beer Belly

6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Beer Belly

Did you know that too much “shelter over the playground” could interfere with your love life? It’s true. Recent studies have shown an association between belly fat and erectile dysfunction (ED). Belly fat indicates a higher level of harmful visceral fat—the type of...

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The Daily-ness of Diabetes

The Daily-ness of Diabetes

Diabetes is sometimes called the silent disease because, unless it’s already out of control, it isn’t particularly painful or uncomfortable or physically debilitating. But it is something that you have to cope with every day. You must monitor your blood sugar, take...

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Spring Clean Your Cooking Routine

Spring Clean Your Cooking Routine

Anyone else have spring cleaning on their mind when March rolls in? Just like it’s important to periodically deep clean and purge unnecessary clutter around the house, it’s helpful to reevaluate your meal planning, shopping and food prepping routine too. Here are a...

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in...

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Can Nutrition Optimize Your Immunity

Can Nutrition Optimize Your Immunity

Not to be a "Killjoy” here but as "Eating to Prevent Coronavirus" posts escalate across social media once again, I thought a dose of reality was warranted.⠀⠀⠀⠀ Don't get me wrong, eating a diet rich in certain nutrients can optimize the function of your immune system,...

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The Glycemic Index: Should You Eat By the Numbers?

The Glycemic Index: Should You Eat By the Numbers?

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), I get questions all the time from my clients about the glycemic index (GI), especially those working with me for weight loss and to manage their diabetes. The GI is...

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Splenda Diabetes Care Shakes Review

Splenda Diabetes Care Shakes Review

Splenda® Brand, sent me samples of their new Splenda Diabetes Care Shakes, the first and only no added sugar shakes specifically designed to help manage blood sugar and support the needs of people managing diabetes and prediabetes. Each 8oz serving provides ZERO...

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Keep Your BBQ ‘Lit’ and Safe This Summer

Keep Your BBQ ‘Lit’ and Safe This Summer

Registered dietitian Kristen Gradney, owner of Pure Nutrition Wellness Solutions LLC,  fires up the grill as we talk about food safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you're grilling in the backyard, at the beach or in the park, keep food safety top of...

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Keep Your Barbecue ‘Lit’ with Health & Safety in Mind

Keep Your Barbecue ‘Lit’ with Health & Safety in Mind

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Barbecues and outdoor eating offer lots of opportunities for bacteria to thrive. Don’t let food poisoning spoil your barbecue. Follow these simple steps for planning...

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Preventing The Spread In The Kitchen

Preventing The Spread In The Kitchen

Preventing the spread of bacteria and reducing the risk for cross-contamination starts with proper handwashing. You’ve read the articles, heard it in the news, and probably even preached it to someone. “Wash your hands before eating.”  What else? How can you reduce...

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Diabetes and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Diabetes and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

According to the CDC, older adults and people who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes are at higher risk of getting very sick from Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). People with diabetes are NOT more likely to get COVID-19...

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Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent Fasting 101

The Intermittent Fasting (IF) eating plan has become extremely popular and is widely being discussed across TV, traditional publications, and social media platforms as well as the office break room. Is this just the latest diet fad, or is this a sustainable lifestyle...

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Kohlrabi: Have You Tried This Low-Carb Winter Delight?

Kohlrabi: Have You Tried This Low-Carb Winter Delight?

If you're like me, there's a good chance you didn't grow up eating kohlrabi. But I bet you know kohlrabi's cousins — cabbage, kale, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower. Kohlrabi, popular in Europe for years, is now trending as a superfood across the U.S. In this...

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5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals

5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals

I wish you the best as you embark on the journey of a New Year and think of the amazing possibilities the future holds. In this month's newsletter I am sharing with you five simple steps to implement to achieve any goal you set your mind to. One of my goals for the...

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5 Ways to Overcome Overeating During the Holidays

5 Ways to Overcome Overeating During the Holidays

It's no secret that it is easy to overindulge during the holiday season. Between the abundance of food offered and available, along with a packed social calendar filled with parties and festivities, it can be easy to overeat. However, over time, it can develop into an...

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