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  • The Many Health Benefits of Garlic
    Written by Sarah Pennington, Dietetic Student at Miami University There have been many studies done on the health effects of garlic recently. Throughout history garlic has been used for a large variety of purposes. These recent studies have found that many of the historic uses for garlic are very accurate and researchers now have scientific evidence to prove it. Garlic has been linked to cardiovascular health with the ability to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, and blood sugar levels. It has also been shown in studies to help prevent cancer, specifically stomach, esophagus, and breast cancers. Studies have shown it is also able to activate white blood cells which are part the immune system, keeping it active to help fight of sickness. Although you ... Read More
    From toobusytodietbook.comPublished on Tuesday, January 30, 2018By jacqueline
  • Arlington Heights Dietitian Receives Two Diabetes Awards
    Jacqueline King, an Arlington Heights dietitian, was given two diabetes awards for having lived with diabetes for over 50 years. The first award was given by the Joslin Diabetes Center for living courageously with diabetes for over 50 years. The second award is the Eli Lilly Diabetes Journey Award. This award recognizes those with Type1 diabetes who have successfully managed their diabetes for over 50 years. Jacqueline King has spent her career providing Medical Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Education to those with diabetes and other medical conditions. She worked as the Research Dietitian at the Diabetes in Pregnancy Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She not only worked with patients the Diabetes in Pregnancy Center but by had two children of her own as ... Read More
    From toobusytodietbook.comPublished on Wednesday, November 22, 2017By jacqueline
  • Quick and Easy Homemade Applesauce
    Quick & Easy Homemade Applesauce Ingredients: 3 cups (5 medium) cooking apples cored and sliced ¼ cup apple juice 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tbs. sugar or sugar substitute- can also omit sweetener to reduce calories and carbohydrate Combine apples, apple juice, cinnamon, and sweetener to a 1 ½ quart casserole dish covered. Microwave for 6-7 minutes on HIGH or until apples are tender. Mash apples by hand or put in a food processor with a steel blade if you prefer a smoother consistency. Each serving equals ½ cup Sweetened with sugar: 20 grams carbohydrate, 80 calories Unsweetened: 15 grams carbohydrate, 60 calories Jacqueline King, MS, RDN, CDE, FADA Author: Too Busy to Diet Available On The post Quick and Easy Homemade Applesauce appeared first ... Read More
    From toobusytodietbook.comPublished on Tuesday, October 10, 2017By jacqueline
  • Mike Davis
    Living with Diabetes Mike Davis, now a retired real estate broker lives in Southern Utah. He loves to go fishing. Mike has fished all over the world from Alaska to Australia including the above pictured 68 pound Blue fin tuna in San Diego. He married his sweetheart 52 years ago and has 4 children and 11 grand children. Diagnosis Mike was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1987 at the age of 42. He manages the condition through diet, regular visits to the gym, and insulin injections. Mike was not surprised at his diagnosis due to his family history of diabetes. He is open about his life and story because he wants a better life for his children and grandchildren. Survivor Despite ... Read More
    From Pamela Heyward ( on Wednesday, July 19, 2017By Heather Porter
  • Rick Phillips
    Living with Diabetes Rick Phillips has a unique diabetic story.  His mother and aunt were type one diabetics. Rick’s mother lived for 23 years and had terrible complications when she passed at age 46. Losing your mother at a young age and inheriting the cause of her early death has been difficult. Through the support of others and advances in diabetes management, Rick has lived with a type 1 diagnosis for 43 years. Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis Currently, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is his main concern which is common among diabetics.  He runs a blog discussing RA and diabetes. He shares his experience in hopes of supporting others with similar concerns. Elovate Rick uses Elovate 15 as part of his overall ... Read More
    From Pamela Heyward ( on Wednesday, July 19, 2017By Heather Porter
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