What is Nutritional Counseling?

What is Nutritional Counseling?

There are so many reasons why meeting with a dietitian can be beneficial for your health. Some reasons might include: Needing help managing diabetes, high blood pressure, or other chronic diseases Need help with preparing healthier foods for you and your family You’re pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or a new mom You need to … Read more

Water Just Won’t Do? Tricks to Rethink Your Drink

Tricks to Rethink Your Drink

People who often drink sugary drinks are more likely to face health problems, such as weight gain, obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cavities, and gout, a type of arthritis. The latest guidelines [PDF-30.7MB] recommend that people 2 years and older keep their intake of added sugars to less than 10% of their total daily … Read more

5 Easy Stress Relief Tips

Stress Relief Tips: Take Good Care of Yourself

Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as physical distancing, can make us feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. After a traumatic event, people may have strong and lingering reactions. Learning healthy ways to cope … Read more

How to Choose the Right Blood Glucose Meter for You

How to Choose the Right Blood Glucose Meter for You

Regular blood sugar monitoring is the most important thing you can do to manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes. You’ll be able to see what makes your numbers go up or down, such as eating different foods, taking your medicine, or being physically active. With this information, you can work with your health care … Read more

Yoga Workout for Beginners: Get in Tune with your Body ♥

Yoga Workout for Beginners: Get in Tune with your Body ♥

Yoga is an ancient and complex practice, rooted in Indian philosophy. It began as a spiritual practice but has become popular as a way of promoting physical and mental well-being. It allows you to focus on your body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing. Because there are so many different kinds of yoga practices, it … Read more

1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes. Do You Know Where You Stand?

1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes. Do You Know Where You Stand?

Prediabetes affects 84 million Americans and has lasting health outcomes, but luckily it can be reversed. Learning your risk is the first step to a healthier future. While many people know that type 2 diabetes is a serious health concern, far fewer people know about prediabetes. Prediabetes is a serious but reversible condition that affects … Read more

Causes & Symptoms of Prediabetes and How to Take Charge

Causes & Symptoms of Prediabetes and How to Take Charge

Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. Approximately 96 million American adults—more than 1 in 3—have prediabetes. Of those with prediabetes, more than 80% don’t know they have it. Prediabetes puts you at increased risk of developing … Read more