Category Archives: Healthy Eating

In the Brain, Not All Sugars Created Equal

Ingesting fructose could be making you hungry, concludes a study by Robert Sherwin, M.D., and colleagues at Yale University published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in January. Employing functional MRIs (fMRIs), researchers looked at the differences in … Continue reading

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Come Sail Away and Don’t Gain an Ounce

This editorial is by Nora Saul,  M.S., R.D., C.D.E. The challenge: Take a seven-day cruise to the Western Caribbean aboard a floating hotel with an all you can eat prepaid 24-hour a day meal service and maintain boarding weight, while not … Continue reading

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The Whole Truth: The Story Behind Whole Grains

Grains have been part of the human diet for thousands of years. In the early days of agriculture, humans ate whole grains like barley and maize practically straight from the stalk. Rich in fiber and nutrients such as B vitamins, … Continue reading

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Too Much Calcium?

After grade school milk consumption for many Americans tapers off considerably and along with it often goes our calcium consumption. It is well established that adequate calcium and vitamin D are necessary to maintain long-term bone health and avoid osteoporosis. … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Easter Sunday is traditionally accompanied by a big, delicious honeyed ham dinner and a basket full of tasty treats. But when your child has diabetes it can be particularly difficult deciding what’s best for you and your family to eat. … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Sarah

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Sarah Feuer.

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Prep for Passover: Managing Your Diabetes During a Seder

Pesach, or Passover, is almost upon us. This year it falls between March 26 and April 1. Passover is the Jewish holiday that celebrates the Jews’ freedom from bondage under Egyptian rule about 3000 years ago. For the seven days … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Keith

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Keith Stern.

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Pondering Paleo? Learn More Before Committing

The newest edition of the US News and World Report issue on diet ratings is out.  Let’s face it, most overweight people, including many with diabetes, never go to see a dietitian.  If their doctor recommends they lose weight, they … Continue reading

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What Does a Dietitian Do?: Teresa

Hear stories from patients about working with Joslin Dietitians! This week we feature Teresa Lammey.

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