Question of the week- Pre-Diabetes?

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 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!

Grocery Store Shopping Tour!

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!