Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium
Mar25

Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium

You and salt go way back. You have fond memories of late-night frolics with greasy french fries, kettle-cooked potato chips, and savory slices of cured meat, all slathered and soaked in glorious sodium chloride. But now you’ve reached the point in your relationship where she’s doing your heart (and kidneys) more harm than good (literally―your blood pressure is through the roof and your arteries are beginning to harden). It’s time to...

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Cajun Shrimp and Peppers
Aug20

Cajun Shrimp and Peppers

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Suave Your Sweetheart
Feb10

Suave Your Sweetheart

By the Registered Dietitians at 2YourHealth Even with diabetes and CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease), you can still enjoy delicious food especially when preparing a meal for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. It’s much easier to cut back on sodium, sugar, and processed foods when you have healthy herbs and spices along with fresh fruits and vegetables to add to your meal. According to the National Kidney Foundation, diabetes and...

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"The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook" Review
Nov04

"The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook" Review

I recently read a brand new diabetes-related cookbook, had a great conversation with the author, and couldn’t help but share this with you.  If you are learning to live with diabetes, you MUST learn how to cook for yourself and this book is a great place to start. Robyn Webb, nutritionist, author, teacher, and food editor of Diabetes Forecast Magazine (American Diabetes Association) among other things, has penned an outstanding...

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5 Delicious Diabetes Bedtime Snacks
Jun01

5 Delicious Diabetes Bedtime Snacks

By The Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health Living with diabetes means that you have to carefully monitor what you eat but it does not mean that you need to miss out on any delicious snacks. There are many quick and easy snacks that can fit within your daily routine. We’ve compiled a list of five delicious diabetes bedtime snacks just as these. Follow the links for detailed recipes. 1. Banana Oatmeal Cookies – It only takes...

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Debunking Diabetes Myths: Part 2
May17

Debunking Diabetes Myths: Part 2

By The Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health This is Part 2 in a series.  See Part 1 here. Diabetes Myth: If a food is high on the glycemic index scale like bananas, pasta, and potatoes, I can’t have it. Fact: Remember, here at 2 Your Health, we truly believe that “all foods can fit.” Bananas are rich in vitamins, and minerals, including potassium, vitamin B6, manganese, and fiber. Yes, they are high on the glycemic index (with a...

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