FOODPICKER.ORG Question of the week – Subject: blood sugar & BBQ?

Subject: blood sugar & BBQ? Every year in late May our friends & family has a large BBQ.  Since I’m watching my weight and blood sugar, what types of foods should I eat more of and what foods should I avoid at my BBQ? Portion control is key. Try to limit your consumption to one plate and not go back for seconds. Remember the plate method, this … Continue reading FOODPICKER.ORG Question of the week – Subject: blood sugar & BBQ?

FOODPICKER.ORG Subject: diabetes & munchies?

This week’s question for your nutrition blog: From: Sara D. (e-mail not disclosed for privacy) To: Date: 5/14/2011 Subject: diabetes & munchies? I have diabetes and have grown tired of munching on carrots when the crazy hungry munchies hit.  I’m replacing chocolate bars with almonds in an attempt to lower my weight.  What exactly can I snack on when these munchies hit? This is … Continue reading FOODPICKER.ORG Subject: diabetes & munchies?

Walk for Hunger! Boston, MA ~ May 1, 2011

This past weekend I participated in Project Bread’s Walk for Hunger! May 1st 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.  The 20 mile walk went great. I am proud to say that I completed all of the 20 miles, even running through about 2 of them.   I am also proud to say that my mother, mothers friend, brother, friends Jessica and Ashley all completed the 20 miles!!!  We … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! Boston, MA ~ May 1, 2011

Blueberry Goat Cheese Salad!

Yum! My last post has inspired me to have salad for dinner tonight. I am going to share my recipe with you.  It has quite the variety of flavors when you bite into it so don’t be alarmed and have an open mind!  Blueberry Goat Cheese Salad!  Maybe you have heard of strawberry salad but tonight I tried something different.  I had bought this goat … Continue reading Blueberry Goat Cheese Salad! Question of the week – Subject: salad dressing?

Message from Christine: Here are some worldwide diabetes statistics that are staggering: In 1985, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimated 30 million people had diabetes worldwide. Today, it is estimated 285 million people have diabetes worldwide. The IDF is now predicting that by 2030 the total number of those with diabetes will grow to 435 million! Diabetes is a global health issue.  The need for … Continue reading Question of the week – Subject: salad dressing?