General Nutrition & Wellness

Keep National Nutrition Month Alive! – Health Education Article

So March is ending and with it the celebration of National Nutrition Month. Well, we don’t really let Nutrition Month ever end! We need to be alert and focused on our health at all times. That’s not to say we can’t enjoy our favorite “not so healthy” foods every now and then. I bring this up to point out an interesting find Angie made. Angie was traveling this week and had to stay in hotels. She found one that had…

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Overnight Oatmeal with Dates & Nuts – Health Education Article

This breakfast is packed with powerful nutrients!  First, oatmeal is a very good source if dietary fiber.  Second, nuts are rich sources of  of heart-healthy fats, fiber, plant protein, vitamins and minerals. Lastly, dates are a tasty Mediterranean fruit that are high in dietary fiber, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup steel cut oats 1 tsp vanilla extract 2T brown sugar 1/4 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans are delicious in this but feel free to choose your favorite!) 1/4…

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Happy Thanksgiving, Diabetes Style – Nutrition Pair – Health Education Article

From our family to yours…we wanted to wish everybody a Happy, Healthy and Safe Thanksgiving!  This is the kickoff to the Holiday Season and as a person with Type 1 Diabetes, I am frequently asked how I handle eating during this time of year and still control my blood sugars.  My approach is simple.  First, I maintain my exercise program!  Exercise is part of the blood sugar control program. Second, I never say or let it be said, that I…

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Diabetes Management from a Personal & Professional Perspective – Health Education Article

Diabetes Management from a Personal & Professional Perspective By John Lamberson of Nutrition Pair I have always maintained that diabetes saved my life and helped me meet my wife, and colleague. Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year after graduating college was tough, but in the end, it was a good thing. Diabetes encouraged and motivated me to change careers and return to school to obtain a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. It was in graduate school where…

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