Macronutrients and blood sugar regulation

Macronutrients are food particles or nutrients that we turn into energy inside our cells. There are only three macronutrients in our food: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. And most foods will have a combination of all three with usually one that's most abundant. The picture represents the three macronutrients. First, bread...

Blood Sugar Control with 5 Diet Modifications

Blood sugar control should be your main goal if you are a diabetic or a pre-diabetic. Dr. Bernstein's book Diabetes Solution is my favorite resource. And here is what he said: “You are the only person who can be responsible for normalizing your blood sugar.” - Richard K. Bernstein, MD...

What’s in season? Kohlrabi in January

Kohlrabi - not be confused with Calamari - is a vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family. Another name for cabbage family is brassica. It includes broccoli, cauliflower, kale, radishes, Brussels sprouts and, yes, you guessed it right, cabbage. Kohlrabi also goes by the name German turnip and it’s native...

Is Splenda a Good Alternative to Sugar?

Sugar is bad for you! - I don’t think many people will argue with me on this statement. Many of my clients, in an effort to reduce their sugar intake, switched to Splenda as an alternative to sugar. And it’s understandable! Splenda is calorie free, taste just like sugar and...