Latest Expert Articles

  • FDA wants to know how much Nutella YOU eat.
    Below is my blog post “FDA wants to know how much Nutella YOU eat.” You can also read it on Huffington Post HERE. The maker of Nutella, the chocolate-hazelnut spread loved by many Americans, wants a smaller serving size to be listed on its nutrition labels. Ferrero, Nutella’s parent company, says that a smaller serving size will reflect how consumers currently use the product, and has been petitioning the Food and ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Happy Holidays With Diabetes
    My neighbor Millie had a Thanksgiving high. She ate so much stuffing, sweet potato, and pumpkin pie that her blood sugar was over 300 for 28 hours. One day isn’t horrible, but then came the leftovers. “I forgot how much I like turkey stuffing and gravy,” she said. “I should have made the family take it all home, but I wound up having it for breakfast and dessert for three days.” She only stopped when ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Harissa Roasted Carrots & Chickpeas with Pomegranate, Tahini & Dukkah
    As a dietitian and food blogger, I’m always on the hunt for new ingredients to use in healthy, plant-based recipes.  There are two ingredients in particular that have been popping up constantly in my Instagram and Pinterest feeds: harissa and dukkah.  I had to give them a try. But wait…harissa? Dukk-what?  Sounds a little ‘out there’, I know, but thankfully, I was forced to look no further than our local Trader Joe’s for both the ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • The Danger of Drawing Insulin From Pens for Syringe Injections
    The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK has put out a warning against the apparent misuse of insulin pens by some medical personnel. Officials warned that there had been a small number of cases of medical staff drawing up insulin for syringe injections from insulin pens, a practice that can lead to miscalculations in the amount of insulin injected and possible bouts of hypoglycemia. In the past, this practice might have yielded more accurate ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Healthy Cauliflower Rice Recipes – My New Obsession
    I have a new obsession – cauliflower rice. If you haven’t heard of it – or tried it – you should! It’s a super trendy item right now. Recently Trader Joes was even putting limits on how much of it ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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