Category: Nutritional Information

Product Review: Black Bean Hummus by Eat Well Enjoy Life

Eat Well Enjoy Life’s product moto is “You will never look at hummus the same way again” and they certainly are right. I happened upon their sweet and spicy black bean hummus at my local BJ’s wholesale club. I usually pick up a container of red pepper hummus made with the traditional chickpeas and tahini combination. I happened to spy the black bean hummus in the display and thought I’d give it a try. This […] read more

Can You Eat Cheese If Your Lactose Intolerant?

Milk. I call it liquid death. Drink it and within 15 minutes I’m thinking that death just might be better than how it makes me feel. For me, milk is a serious slider food that will cause a rather nasty RH reaction. And very quickly too! I gave it up after a series of crashes that left me wondering what the hell was going on. At first I thought I had become lactose intolerant. Which […] read more

Eating In Moderation – Is It A Trap?

Lately I’ve been hearing more people talk about eating in moderation. I know I’ve done it myself. Usually it’s been a way to justify eating some type of junk or fast food. Like the day my mother came over to visit and brought fast food burgers and fries as a “treat”. She bought cheeseburgers, small fries and diet soda instead of large sized meals and regular soda. It’s that whole moderation thing. Super sized meals = […] read more

Looking For Great iPhone Apps

After several years of having a plain old cellphone with only texting as an added options I’ve just upgraded to a smartphone. It actually wasn’t by choice but by necessity. I’ve been stuck multiple times since I lack the ability to get email through my phone. Evidently, when everyone else has it, your just expected to have a phone that does a zillion things as well.  I’ve shown up for cancelled classes since I didn’t […] read more

You Call This A Low Carb Biscuit?

I am a student member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the DCE Diabetes Care andEducation Community Group. This means that each month I receive several nutrition related journals. Sometimes I have received magazines on health related topics provided by publishers to the members of the AND. This month I was sent a copy of Better Homes and Garden’s Diabetic Living. It’s interesting to see some of the health related magazines that people buy. This […] read more

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