One of my favorite things in Europe is eating breakfast. Depending on where you stay the breakfast is usually a great selection of yogurt, fruit, cheeses, nuts/seeds and of course carbohydrates of many types depending on the country. Our hotel is Brussels (Hotel Metropole) had one of the best breakfast buffets I’ve seen and could […]
What about Breakfast?
Maybe your favorite jeans feel a little tighter than the last time you put them on. Perhaps the numbers on your bathroom scale have crept slightly higher recently. You aren’t eating any more than usual, so what’s going on? As we age, our metabolisms start to slow, particularly in our 30’s. Although time and heredity […]
As a registered dietitian, I often hear, “I’ve never met a carbohydrate I didn’t like!” I can certainly understand the sentiment. Carbohydrates are everywhere, easily accessible, and made into tasty treats. At the same time, carbs can play a precarious role when it comes to diabetes, wreaking havoc on your blood sugar with potentially serious […]
This morning I dropped by the grocery store to pick up a few items and was pleasantly surprised to run into a client. I could not help looking in her grocery cart. Most of the time, I’m “off duty” in the store but curiosity got the best of me. For the record, she got a […]
Since breakfast can be challenging, here is one more easy option that takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and can hold you for 3-4 hours or until lunch. Plain yogurt is a great food to have on a daily basis since it contains 400 mg. of calcium per cup serving besides providing healthy bacteria […]