Category Archives: Diabetes

Unusual pairings make for a delicious and healthy salad

I arrived home from a 14 hour day to find that my neighbor had left a container of this delicious salad on my door step (how lucky am I?).  Red cabbage and pistachios, an unusual but really tasty pairing.  Cabbage … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Dementia, Diabetes, Health, Nutrition, Wellness | Leave a comment

7 Important Tips for Healthy Eyes

  Samantha Heller MS RD   Jeepers, creepers where’d you get those peepers? Jeepers, creepers, where’d you get those eyes? (Harry Warren, Johnny Mercer) While the eyes may be the windows to one’s soul, if they are not cared for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Diabetes, Food, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness | Leave a comment

The Dangers of Ab Flab

Samantha Heller MS RD Spare tire.  Middle aged spread.  Pot belly.  Love handles.  Muffin top.  Ab flab.  All these playful terms are what the medical profession calls abdominal obesity or central obesity.  Unfortunately abdominal obesity is anything but fun.  In … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Dementia, Diabetes, exercise, Fitness, Food, Health, Nutrition, obesity, Uncategorized, weight management, Wellness | 9 Comments

Is Red Meat Really Bad for You?

By Samantha Heller MS RD Is red meat, processed meat and foods containing saturated fat really as unhealthy as they say?   The answer is no.  The fact is red and processed meats and saturated fat are far worse for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Alzheimer's disease, Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Dementia, Diabetes, exercise, Food, Health, Nutrition, obesity, Uncategorized, weight management, Wellness | 1 Comment

Trouser Trauma: A Seasonal Wake Up Call

Samantha Heller MS RD When the season’s change inevitably I find myself deep in the midst of  trouser trauma.  Will the pants, capris or shorts from last season still fit?  Will they be tight around my waist or thighs?  I … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, exercise, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, obesity, Uncategorized, weight management, Wellness | 2 Comments

The Full of Beans Blog

Samantha Heller MS RD Beans are a super healthy, super versatile, super affordable food.  Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper  and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk for diabetes1, heart disease2, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, exercise, Food, Health, Nutrition, obesity, weight management, Wellness | Leave a comment