How to Live Young For As Long As You Live

How to Live Young For As Long As You Live I listened to an interesting podcast featuring the guru of Functional Medicine, Dr. Mark Hyman.  He’s written numerous NY Times bestseller books (UltraMind Solution, UltraMetabolism Solution, What the Heck Should I Eat?) and runs UltraWellness Centers across the country. He just released his new book […]

3 Simple Hacks For Managing Your Blood Sugar

You just finished lunch. You grabbed a sandwich, an apple, and a bottle of OJ from a local spot with coworkers, but as you sit down at your desk, you feel groggy. Your mind is hazy, perhaps you’re even a bit irritable. Maybe part of you even wishes you lived in a European country where […]

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices What’s black, white, and red all over? The nutrition label on a pack of Twizzlers! Reading a nutrition label is a must-have skill in today’s world of ultra-processed and complex and plentiful additives. If you don’t know what you’re putting in […]

The Truth about Fat: Less is NOT More

The Truth about Fat: Less is NOT More Diet culture has cycled through what feels like hundreds of trends: “Go keto and lose 10 lbs in a month!” “Only eat raw, never cooked veggies for optimal health!” And even the wild, “Eat only Special K to fit into your old jeans again!” One diet trend […]

Breaking the Binge Eating Cycle: Darn it – It’s your hormones

Binge eating plagues a lot of us. The post-meal or late night snack raids of Domino’s pizza, a box of Oreo’s, or a pint (or two) of Jenni’s ice cream has become a secret, shame-ridden ritual for many people, especially in places like the US where heavily processed food is more common and readily available. […]

Nature’s Brilliance — Food as Medicine

How 6 Natural Foods Have Impacted Modern Medicine “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is attributed to Hippocrates and although he did not see food and medicine as the same, it’s indicated from his writings that diet and lifestyle are central to health.  But ancient cultures have used food as medicine […]

Optimizing Sleep with Diabetes

If you are like a third of American adults, you are probably not getting enough sleep or quality sleep. When I was younger, I used to envy those who thrived on five hours of sleep (or claimed they did) but now, I wish I could sleep more so I can feel more vibrant during the […]

Managing Mood with Diabetes

Managing diabetes is no easy task – it requires making concerted changes to your daily routine including diet (what to eat and avoid), exercising and moving more and eliminating bad habits (smoking, excess alcohol and disruptive sleep). These changes can be mentally draining and one of the reasons why people living with diabetes (Type 1 […]

Best Exercises for Diabetes & Pre-Diabetes

If you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, you’ve probably heard from your physician about the importance of a good diet and regular exercise. Consistent body movement (which goes beyond walking to the fridge) will help boost energy, better manage blood sugar levels, reduce insulin needs, manage stress, improve your mood and promote better sleep. If you’re […]

Mastering Diabetes Naturally

I have been listening to the Food Matters Total Wellness Summit online and one of the interviews was with the two authors of the New York Times bestselling book Mastering Diabetes. Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro have degrees in nutritional biochemistry and public health (respectively) and are both Type 1 diabetics with firsthand experience on […]

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