Fit to Eat Tip – Resources

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Here are some of Janice’s favorite online resources for nutrition information and satisfying recipes: – Eatright.org – Allrecipes.com – Nutritiondata.com – American Diabetes Association Eat and live healthy, and make sure to […]

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

Here are some of Janice’s favorite online resources for nutrition information and satisfying recipes:

Eatright.org
Allrecipes.com
Nutritiondata.com
American Diabetes Association

Eat and live healthy, and make sure to watch the latest episode of TCOYD on UCSD-TV, “Diabetes and the Gastrointestinal Tract.” Or watch it online now!

Janice Baker MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC is a registered dietitian, certifieddiabetes educator, and certified nutrition support clinician. Visit her online at Baker Nutrition.

Fit to Eat Tip – New Brown Bag Favorites

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! With the new school year fast approaching, it is time to start stocking up on healthy brown bag lunch ideas for kids as well as adults. Here are some fresh ideas to […]

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

With the new school year fast approaching, it is time to start stocking up on healthy brown bag lunch ideas for kids as well as adults. Here are some fresh ideas to liven up any lunch box!

1. PB and J on whole wheat bread with fresh fruit and water
2. Lean ham, turkey or roast beef sandwich on rye with mustard, lettuce, tomato and a side of fresh veggies such as carrots, bell peppers, cucumber slices
3. Sandwich wrap on whole wheat tortilla with swiss cheese, lean turkey, fresh spinach, and avocado
4. Greek yogurt, slice of whole grain bread or crackers, fresh fruit and unsalted nuts (about ¼ cup)

Eat and live healthy, and make sure to watch the latest episode of TCOYD on UCSD-TV, “Using Social Media to Help Manage Your Diabetes.” Or watch it online now!

Janice Baker MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC is a registered dietitian, certifieddiabetes educator, and certified nutrition support clinician. Visit her online at Baker Nutrition.

Fit to Eat Tip – Pantry Perfection

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Nothing is more frustrating than finding nothing but bare cupboards in your kitchen at dinner time. Here are five great items to always have on hand to insure you are eating healthy […]

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

Nothing is more frustrating than finding nothing but bare cupboards in your kitchen at dinner time. Here are five great items to always have on hand to insure you are eating healthy – and enjoying it.

1. Canned beans- a variety- including black beans, garbanzo beans, kidney beans- high in fiber, protein
2. Good quality olive oil- for cooking and drizzling on salads
3. Old fashioned oatmeal- always a great breakfast- top with chopped nuts and fresh fruit
4. A variety of no- salt/sugar added canned fruits and vegetables- can be used in many dishes or as a side dish
5. Tea- of any variety- full of health benefits, hydrating, no calories and inexpensive. Just add hot water!

Eat and live healthy, and make sure to watch the latest episode of TCOYD on UCSD-TV, “Diabetes Doesn’t Slow Me Down.” Or watch it online now!

Janice Baker MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC is a registered dietitian, certifieddiabetes educator, and certified nutrition support clinician. Visit her online at Baker Nutrition.

Fit to Eat Tip – Summer Snacks

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! Here are five simple and healthy snack ideas for a hot summer day: 1. Fresh seasonal fruit of any kind 2. Greek yogurt and fruit 3. Whole wheat pita bread with peanut […]

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

Here are five simple and healthy snack ideas for a hot summer day:

1. Fresh seasonal fruit of any kind
2. Greek yogurt and fruit
3. Whole wheat pita bread with peanut butter, almond butter or hummus
4. Fresh vegetables such as ripe cherry tomatoes, bell pepper strips, cucumbers, with guacamole dip
5. Small portion unsalted nuts or string cheese stick with fruit

Janice Baker MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC is a registered dietitian, certifieddiabetes educator, and certified nutrition support clinician. Visit her online at Baker Nutrition.

And make sure to watch the season premiere of TCOYD, “Diabetes Heroes – Urban Miyares,” now online!

Fit to Eat Tip – Busy Day Bites

TCOYD’s resident nutrition expert Janice Baker has a helpful tip for eating smart and taking control of your diabetes – and your diet! A great snack for a busy day can be simple, satisfying and portable! Consider a half of a sandwich on high fiber whole grain bread (lean meat, low fat cheese, peanut or […]

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

A great snack for a busy day can be simple, satisfying and portable! Consider a half of a sandwich on high fiber whole grain bread (lean meat, low fat cheese, peanut or almond butter with fruit spread), a small proportioned bag of nuts, string cheese stick, along with a small piece of fruit (about the size of your fist). Don’t forget to keep well hydrated with water or unsweetened tea.