Thriving with Diabetes

You can thrive despite having diabetes. It’s natural to feel that the diagnosis of diabetes is a real curse. If your diagnosis is new, it’s alright to give yourself time to grieve and process. But don’t stay in that space too long. In the case of diabetes, these lessons include adopting the healthy lifestyle factors that our bodies need. You know, all the stuff you heard before you were diagnosed: eating well, sleeping, managing stress, exercising.

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Nutrition Therapy for Crohn’s Disease

“All disease begins in the gut.” – Hippocrates My clients know that I LOOOOOVE talking guts! The art and science of digestive health is really, really interesting, especially as our knowledge of it grows through research. Our guts are dynamic and impact every other system in our bodies. Unfortunately, digestive problems poop on a lot of people’s parties. Of the many things that can go functionally awry with your guts, inflammatory bowel diseases are growing in popularity.

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Thriving as a Vegetarian with Diabetes

Let’s face it. Living with diabetes is no simple thing. And figuring out what you can safely eat to keep your blood sugars within safe ranges – not too high, not too low – can be quite the learning curve. When I first started training with diabetes educators, I was disappointed to learn that the vegetarian diet is pretty tricky for people with diabetes. Why? One word. Carbs.

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Boost your brain, heart and liver with choline

If you’re an avid learner, value using your brain in your work, or trying to support growing kids who need all the brain boost they can get, this post is for you. Choline is making a buzz around the public health hive for good reason. Your body needs it to support a healthy brain and memory; to promote normal cellular activity; to allow for nutrient transportation; and to maintain a healthy liver.

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