The Benefits of Vitamin C

The Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a nutrient that is critical to preserving and strengthening the immune system and maintaining blood vessels, skin, and bones. Vitamin C is also water-soluble, and this means your body doesn’t store it very well. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and...
The Keto Diet: What Is It and Does It Work?

The Keto Diet: What Is It and Does It Work?

The Ketogenic, or Keto, Diet is extremely popular. The origins of this way of eating go back to the low carbohydrate Atkins Diet that has been around for over 40 years. Many people follow this diet for a variety of reported health benefits. Let’s explore the keto diet...
Diabetes 101: Curb Carb Cravings

Diabetes 101: Curb Carb Cravings

True Hunger vs. Cravings Keeping your blood sugar levels consistent is a significant part of caring for your diabetes in general. The more control you have over your blood sugar, the less likely you are to crave carbs and sugary foods. Large swings in blood sugar...
Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

In recent years, there’s been a lot of publicity around the way Americans relate to food. Healthcare professionals, politicians, and media outlets have raised the alarm about an obesity epidemic. Former First Lady Michelle Obama famously sought to improve the...
Diabetes 101: Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

Diabetes 101: Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

After someone has been diagnosed with diabetes, their lives drastically change around one question: “What can I eat now?” The answer to that question is not the same for everyone with diabetes. For many, the answer lies in understanding the importance of...