Losing Belly Fat, the Healthy Way

Click here to listen to episode 24 of The Diabetic Toolbox Podcast, Losing Belly Fat the Healthy Way Looking cute in a bathing suit isn’t the only reason to be concerned about belly fat. Packing on excess pounds around your middle raises your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. ItContinue reading “Losing Belly Fat, the Healthy Way”

Diabetes & Gut Health

Resources: Did you know that 70-80 percent of your immune cells are in your gut?  If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, it is so important that you make your gut health a priority.  Now, don’t get anxious.  In today’s episode, we will discuss some simple solutions to improving your gutContinue reading “Diabetes & Gut Health”

Self-Care Tip #2 Eat More Plants

Click here to Download Your Lose Eight Pounds in 30-days Walking Calendar: Lose weight and lower your blood sugar in just 30 days.  A plant-based diet is associated with a lower risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and death from any cause. For example, a 2017 study published in JAMA showed that consuming justContinue reading “Self-Care Tip #2 Eat More Plants”

Self-Care Tip # 1: Increase Your Fiber

Download the Lose 8 Pounds in 30 Days-Beginner Walking Calendar. It’s Free Increase your fiber Few Americans eat enough fiber in their daily diet; the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 14 grams for every 1,000 calories per day or about 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men daily. This will vary dependingContinue reading “Self-Care Tip # 1: Increase Your Fiber”

The Prediabetes Weight Loss Lab

Listen to today’s podcast episode: The Prediabetes Weight Loss Lab I am so excited today because I am opening the doors to The Prediabetes Weight Loss Lab, and I want to invite 20 of you to join me. I created this eight-week evidence-based program to help folks like you lose weight naturally, reduce your bloodContinue reading “The Prediabetes Weight Loss Lab”

Is Your Weight Holding Your Life Hostage?

Listen to The Latest Episode of The Diabetic Toolbox How many of you have said that I will plan my dream vacation when I lose this weight.  I am going to get some new sexy underwear.  I will get a new haircut or get rid of this soul-sucking relationship.  “When I lose weight, I willContinue reading “Is Your Weight Holding Your Life Hostage?”

Ready to Stop Dieting? Do This Instead!

Click Here to Listen to the New Episode of The Diabetic Toolbox Podcast I was on my fifth diet, trying to lose weight so I could get rid of my prediabetes.  I remember opening my box of food for the month and crying as I placed the prepacked items of food in the pantry.  LookingContinue reading “Ready to Stop Dieting? Do This Instead!”

Create Your Health Vision for Vision

Listen To a New Episode of The Diabetic Toolbox Podcast-Join the Community Don’t forget to follow us! Spring is in the air; my question is, what is your health vision for spring?   If you struggle with a chronic illness, this can be a fun and exciting time to think about everything we hope to accomplish.Continue reading “Create Your Health Vision for Vision”

Overnight Cherry Coconut Chia Pudding

(Serves 2) Overnight chia puddings are a great choice if you’re busy in the morning and still want a hearty, refreshing breakfast. This version is made with cherries, but you can easily be substituted with frozen berries. I love honey but if you don’t. Try a few chopped dates to sweeten it up! 3 tablespoonsContinue reading “Overnight Cherry Coconut Chia Pudding”