Diabetes Primetime: What To Know About Ultra-Processed Foods

On this episode of Diabetes Primetime, we’re talking with diabetes dietitian Melinda Maryniuk about how we can read the food label to know which foods are the best choice and getting her tips for making cooking at home EASIER. 6 Takeaways from Melinda: Michael Pollan says to live by these words: “Eat real food. Mostly…

Mocha Fudge Soufflé

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE  Makes 2 soufflés in small ramekin dishes Carbs: 8 grams per serving Calories: 88 per serving Ingredients 2 Tbsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder2 tsp canola or corn oil½ tsp instant coffee dissolved in ½ cup hot waterSugar substitute equivalent to 2 tsp sugar2 tsp brown sugar2 egg whites2 raspberriesDirections Preheat oven…

4 Simple Steps for Healthier Morning Habits

By Madeleine Ortiz Think about what you did when you first woke up this morning. Did you wash your face, put on a pot of coffee and then make your bed? Did you lace up your sneakers for a morning walk and then sit down for a bowl of yogurt? Maybe you hopped in the…

At Home Meditations

Medical experts agree that learning how to manage stress is a key tool for good diabetes management and a healthier life. There are several different stress management techniques that have been shown to be effective— physical activity, meditation and breathing exercises are all good options. Meditation in particular is a really useful skill for anyone who is trying to be healthier. Researchers from John…

A Great Morning Starts with a Good Night’s Sleep

By: Madeleine Ortiz Having a meaningful morning often means a happier, healthier day- and according to experts, one of the best ways to ensure you’re starting your day on the right foot is to get a good night’s sleep.  If you’re reading this and thinking, getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done,…