Listen to my podcast where I will discuss “What is diabetes and how can you manage it?”: Type 1 diabetes, which occurs most often in children and adolescents, occurs when the body is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that ensures your body can deal with blood sugar properly.
Listen to my monthly radio program with Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today for our segment, “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. Weight loss tips for hunger management With so much conflicting information on weight loss it can become overwhelming to know what to eat. Rather than thinking […]
As printed in the Sprint 2013 Magazine: Food Service and Nutrition CANADIAN SOCIETY OF NUTRITION MANAGEMENT NEWS By Andrea Holwegner Canadians have a good appetite for tasty and internationally inspired food, but trends also show a desire for sustainable, responsible, feel-good food choices. Health and wellness trends show there is an appetite for healthier options […]
The Mediterranean diet, which has been shown by hundreds of peer reviewed scientific journal articles to be one of the healthiest diets on earth for preventing chronic disease including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity. The Mediterranean diet is rich in plant-based foods such as grains like pasta and bread, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, […]
February 2017: the written content below has been updated to reflect new research relevant to this article. 1. Reduce your calorie intake if you are overweight While there are many lifestyle factors and nutrition changes you could make, perhaps the most important factor in improving your blood cholesterol levels is losing weight if you are […]