Ok so I am a nutrition educator at WIC and one of my adopted job duties is that I will present a monthly cooking demo to the WIC clients. This month was basically cooking with beans. I had one of the staff members help me this month. I am trying to have some others learn how to cook and present while cooking so that it … Continue reading Cooking Demo!
Message from Christine:When it comes to Carbohydrate Counting, fiber and sugar alcohol are treated a little differently according to the American Diabetes Association. If a food contains more than 5 grams of fiber, half of the grams of fiber should be subtracted from the total carbohydrate on a food label. For example: suppose a food contains 20 grams of total carbohydrate and 6 grams fiber … Continue reading FOODPICKER.org Question of the week- Pre-Diabetes?
I recently completed a mini project for FOODPICKER.ORG an upcoming website in helping individuals choose appropriate foods for their meal plans and find out nutrient contents for a variety of foods. “FOODPICKER® is a program designed to help people with diabetes make better food choices. Our hope is that people consider the foods they consume and how they can burn them off with exercise for … Continue reading Foodpicker.org!
Back in February 2011, I participated in and led a shopping tour at the local Walmart super center. Shopping matters is a campaign currently hosted by Share our strength. The programs have been created to help educated caregivers and families what to look for when shopping, reading nutrition labels, and saving money at the store. Me at work. WIC Grocery store tour at Walmart. End … Continue reading Grocery Store Shopping Tour!
Today is earth day! Go out and do something great for your environment!!! Today I will get my coffee re-filled in a reusable cup at Starbucks one of my favorite coffee brewing companies! It is great to go green!!! Earth Day Network Continue reading Earth day!
Hi Everyone! On Sunday, May 1st, our team: Bean Town Walkers, will be participating in Project Bread’s 2011 Walk for Hunger. The Walk for Hunger is held on the first Sunday in May every year. The 20-mile Walk route weaves through Boston, Brookline, Newton, Watertown, and Cambridge. … I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger … Continue reading Walk For Hunger!
What a great point I watched this video the other day while I was on the Walk for Hunger site! Very interesting topic relating to how these dietary (and exercise) related diseases obesity, heart disease, and diabetes rates are on the rise. Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food