Fit To Eat Tip – The Liquid Lowdown

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Don’t drink your calories. Liquid calories from soda, juices and fancy coffee drinks add up quickly and are a significant source of weight gain. Drink water, unsweetened coffee or tea (sweeten yourself […]

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Don’t drink your calories. Liquid calories from soda, juices and fancy coffee drinks add up quickly and are a significant source of weight gain. Drink water, unsweetened coffee or tea (sweeten yourself if needed), and no or low calorie beverages. Eat whole fruit instead of juice- your body likes the fiber and portion control is much easier!

Fit to Eat Tip – Curbing Carb Calories

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!
Be aware of high calorie bread choices. Muffins, bagels, croissants and biscuits have significantly more…

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Be aware of high calorie bread choices. Muffins, bagels, croissants and biscuits have significantly more calories than a slice or two of whole grain bread or toast. Add butter or margarine sparingly.

Fit to Eat Tip – Good Stuff on the Go

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! On the go all day? Nothing faster for nourishing your body and brain than a almond or peanut butter and fruit spread sandwich on whole grain bread and a piece of fresh […]

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

On the go all day? Nothing faster for nourishing your body and brain than a almond or peanut butter and fruit spread sandwich on whole grain bread and a piece of fresh fruit. Add a low fat cheese stick and a bottle of water or unsweetened tea for a meal that will keep you going for hours!

Fit to Eat Tip – Mindful Meals

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Forget the take out food- typically high in fat and sodium! Instead, whip up a 2 egg omelet, fill with thawed frozen vegetables (like sliced peppers, onions, spinach and broccoli) and a […]

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Forget the take out food- typically high in fat and sodium! Instead, whip up a 2 egg omelet, fill with thawed frozen vegetables (like sliced peppers, onions, spinach and broccoli) and a light sprinkle of grated cheese. Serve with 100% whole wheat toast or pita bread. A perfect meal in under 15 minutes!

Fit to Eat Tip – Simple Substitutions

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!
Substitute sliced crunchy vegetables for chips and serve with salsa for a nutrient-packed appetizer that&…

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet!

Substitute sliced crunchy vegetables for chips and serve with salsa for a nutrient-packed appetizer that’s low in sodium and calories too!