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January 24, 2017

Getting SMART about your health goals

Many people look to the new year as a fresh start and may set a few New Year’s resolutions. This might happen in a small percentage of people these days, but an even smaller percentage will actually keep theirs.
January 17, 2017

5 Tips to get back on track in 2017

Happy New Year! Seems like the perfect time for a mind-body reboot wouldn’t you say? Especially after indulging in all those holiday treats. Here are a few healthy habits to start working on in 2017.
December 21, 2016

Tips to Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating is a great tool to help with weight loss and give you an improved eating experience. You can practice mindful eating anywhere from your desk at the office to your dining room table at home.
December 16, 2016

Mindless vs. Mindful Eating

It's December! Which means it’s time to be festive and get into holiday mode… I thought a topic on this may be useful to help prevent putting on some unwanted kilos.
November 29, 2016

Weight loss and Diabetes

If you are overweight or obese and have diabetes, losing weight can help improve insulin resistance and give you better sugar control. The weight loss that will help you see a difference needs to be approximately 5 to 7 % of your actual body weight. For example, if you weigh 110 kg, you would need to lose between 5.5 – 8 kg before you see any benefits.
November 25, 2016

Diabetes and Exercise

Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or if you are at risk for diabetes, having exercise as a part of your lifestyle will certainly improve your condition and reduce complications.
November 24, 2016

Easy ways to improve your fiber intake

Since one of the many benefits of fiber includes controlling blood sugar levels in people with diabetes, it seemed fitting to post an article about it during diabetes awareness month.
November 16, 2016

Natural sugar vs. Added sugar

So why do you find yourself craving more sugar after eating food and drinks high in sugar? This is because sugar activates the brain's reward system. The reward system is a series of clinical pathways which entices you to want more.
November 15, 2016

Which forms of sugar are better?

Since dietary management of diabetes is mostly centered around sugar, I will be including a few posts on this topic this month. Sugar is found in many of our foods. It is one of the body’s main energy sources so we need to include some sugar as a part of a healthy, well balanced diet.