Nutrition

What is Intermittent Fasting?

Submitted by Kim Westcott, MS, RD, LDN

New year, new me? It’s a popular pledge during January as people will crowd into fitness centers to start the year fresh and healthy. While exercise is a critical part to improving your health and shedding a few pounds, a balanced and nutritious diet is also an important factor. There’s a new diet...
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The Benefits of Food Journaling

Holding yourself accountable for the popcorn you snack on while you’re watching television, the few bites you steal from your significant other’s plate, and your usual daily meals can make a big difference when trying to live a happier, healthy life. The benefits of keeping a food journal include:...
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What is CGM and How Does it Help Manage Diabetes?

Continuous Glucose Monitoring or CGM is a method used by diabetes to regularly record and monitor their blood sugar levels. This is especially important for those who have insulin-dependent diabetes – those whose pancreas produces very little or no insulin at all. All people with type 1 diabetes...
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What's the Latest in Technology for Diabetes?

“Technology has impacted diabetes care and the way we manage diabetes,” said Tina Trout, ACNS, CDE, certified diabetes educator with Beebe Diabetes Management . “We are so much more connected now – with our smart phones and devices – that our families and caregivers can also be more connected.” For...
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Beebe offers “Healthy Living with Diabetes” classes

Delawareans now have more options when it comes to learning how to live a healthy life with diabetes. Throughout the state, certified facilitators are available to teach free, 6-week classes on how to take an active role in managing your diabetes. These diabetes self-management classes focus on...
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Find Diabetes Success with SMART Goals

Having diabetes is complicated, however you can achieve your goals and live a healthy life by taking small steps every day toward your goals. Here are some strategies to motivate you and keep you on the path to achieving your health and wellness goals: 1. Set SMART goals Regardless of whether your...
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Your Heart Health & Baked Salmon with Spinach Recipe

Centenarians - those who live to be 100 or older - often eat small portions of fish with a larger portion of vegetables. Salmon has been shown to have heart health benefits when part of a healthy diet. And, leafy greens like spinach have been found to have disease- and age-fighting benefits, plus...
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What are the Symptoms of Diabetes?

Prediabetes and diabetes affect hundreds of thousands of people in America and the numbers continue to rise. Prediabetes often goes undiagnosed and untreated, which means people aren’t getting help until they already have diabetes or even later when they have some sort of diabetic attack or episode...
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Mexican Chopped Salad

It's fresh, tasty, & healthy - what more could you want in a lunch or dinner?! Ingredients Servings: 6 Prep Time: 25 minutes 1 head romaine lettuce , chopped 2 ears corn (raw), kernels cut from cob 4 mini orange peppers (or 1 large) , diced 4 roma tomatoes , diced 1 cucumber , peeled and diced...
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Deb Brown: Prediabetes was my wake-up call

With a family history of diabetes, Deb Brown has always been conscious of staying active and eating a healthy diet. She recently found out she was among the 84 million Americans with prediabetes. When she and husband, Milton, moved to Delaware in 2015, Deb slowed down a bit. She noticed she was...
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