Diabetes

Man and woman eating at table
A type 2 diabetes diagnosis often conjures up thoughts of long lists of dos and don’ts and complex eating plans that you need a decoder ring to figure out. While you may need to tweak your current habits to best manage your disease, it may be comforting to know that the basic nutritional...

Gluten-Free

“Gluten-free” food labels are everywhere these days—a big change from not too long ago, when public awareness of this protein (found in wheat, barley and rye) was far less than it is today. Hearing all the buzz about it, and perhaps even knowing more and more people who have adopted a gluten-free...

Heart

You know that you need to control your cholesterol levels to cut your heart disease risk. But since cholesterol isn’t something we can see or feel, like weight gain, it’s easy to forget about it and focus instead on increasing the speed on the treadmill or decreasing the number on the scale. The...

Vegetarian/Vegan

If you’re contemplating leaving meat behind, you may already know that a well-planned plant-based diet can be full of benefits, from decreasing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure to helping you keep off excess pounds—even lowering your environmental footprint. However,...

Special Diets