American Diabetes Alert Day

The fourth Tuesday in March is Diabetes Alert day. The goal of the American Diabetic Association (ADA) is to educate the public, advocate for research and publish the findings (ADA, 2022). The website offers information on conditions, diet and nutrition. Diabetes (formerly known as diabetes mellitus) is a condition in which the body is notContinue reading “American Diabetes Alert Day”

Healthy Snacks….

A recent study funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities reported that children and adolescents in the US are consuming more processed food. It is not surprising that the childhood obesity rate has been steadily rising among US youths during the past two (2) decades as a result of excessive calorieContinue reading “Healthy Snacks….”

Do You Have a Sweet Tooth?

I love chocolate, ice cream and pastry but try to keep my intake to a minimal. Although experts have said fried food and bread can be the cause of weight gain, excess sugar is on the top of the list. The key is always moderation and exercise. Too much sugar affects every body system, fromContinue reading “Do You Have a Sweet Tooth?”

Maintaining your Health and Wellbeing

Christmas is over and if you are like me, you are looking forward to 2021 and what it will bring. I am really looking forward to a new year. Many individuals make New Year’s resolutions that include losing weight and exercising. In the past the gyms were full in January with individuals dedicated to improvingContinue reading “Maintaining your Health and Wellbeing”

Hallelujah Diet

According to McCoy (2009) the Hallelujah Diet is a biblical plant-based diet that can nourish your body so you can reclaim your natural self-healing power. The diet has also been reviewed by dietitians and physicians who endorse the healing properties of this diet. It requires you to give up processed food and eat more fruitsContinue reading “Hallelujah Diet”