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  • 15 Healthy Take-Out Remakes To Make at Home
    10 Healthy Take-Out Remakes To Make at Home That Are Easy and Delicious By: Klara Knezevic RD, LD  I am going to let you in on a little secret. Are you ready? Okay here goes… Dietitians will order take out sometimes. I know, shocker! Takeout can definitely be a convenient dinner option. It is fast, requires little effort, and is usually pretty delicious. The problem with ordering takeout frequently, is the sodium, fat content, and ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • Grilled Fig Quinoa Salad
    Wondering how to use fresh figs now that they’re in season this summer and fall? I topped a simple quinoa salad with the grilled fruit, and it has quickly become my go-to seasonal side dish. Do you try to eat seasonally? One of the many benefits I’ve gotten out of switching up my produce with the seasons is a greater appreciation for more fruits and vegetables. I’d eaten dried figs before, and fig ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • Patient Voices Contest Winner: New Jersey D-Dad Advocates for Young Son with T1D
    Congrats again to the 10 winners of our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next several weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each.This leads up to our annual DiabetesMine Innovatio ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • 8 portion-control hacks that really work.
    Below is my blog post for HufPost “8 portion-control hacks that really work.” You can also read it here. photo credit: Oleksandra Naumeko/Bigstock.com As a nutritionist and portion-size researcher, I’ve helped thousands of clients slim down while eating foods they love with my “Portion Teller”program. My philosophy is simple. All foods are allowed—-some in unlimited amounts (non-starchy vegetables and fruits), some in moderate portions (whole grains, dairy, and healthy fats) and others in small portions ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Death in Detention for Two with Diabetes
    An immigrant advocacy group has published a new report of 18 deaths that have occurred of immigrants in detention, including two with diabetes. In May 2017, the immigrant advocacy group Human Rights Watch published a 105-page report alleging substandard medical care resulting in the death of immigrant detainees in detention facilities from 2012 to 2015. To compile the report, the advocacy group hired Dr. Marc Stern and Dr. Allen Keller, two correctional health experts, to ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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