Health & Wellness

Tips on Managing Diabetes Over the Holidays
Over the holidays, healthy eating, together with regular activity and, if needed, the use of diabetes medication (oral diabetes pills and/or insulin) are the keys to keeping blood glucose (sugars) in the target range. In  Katherine Younker's Complete Diabetes Cookbook,  The Canadian... More »
Diabetes in Multicultural Communities
In North America, we are lucky to live in culturally rich communities. However, some of these communities have been identified as having a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease than the rest of the North American population. Some of these include the South Asian, Chinese,... More »
Diabetes Prevention and Management
Diabetes, one of the most common non-contagious diseases, is a health crisis around the globe. An estimated 366 million people had diabetes in 2011, and the prevalence of diabetes is projected to get much worse. By 2030, it is estimated that 552 million people will have diabetes.   ... More »
Have Diabetes? Walk for Health
Walk for Health... Karen Graham, diabetes expert and author of Diabetes Meals for Good Health says: "It is very important to keep active. Experts recommend about thirty minutes of exercise a day. For people with diabetes, a minimum of 150 minutes per week is recommended. If half an hour is too long... More »
Cooking for Kids with Diabetes
When children are young, many families eat simple, child-friendly foods. The recipes in Canada's / America's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes by Colleen Bartley, have been taste-tested by children and teens, as well as by their parents, relatives and friends.The dishes are tasty, nutritious and... More »
Top 10 Tips for Tasty and Healthy Diabetes Eating
 Sharon Zeiler, diabetes expert and author of 250 Essential Diabetes Recipes, shares her Top 10 Tips for Tasty and Healthy Diabetes Eating:1. Take a few minutes each week to plan your menus. This will allow you to schedule a quick and easy meal on Wednesday, when your son plays hockey, and a... More »
Preventing and Managing Diabetes
More and more North Americans are being diagnosed with diabetes or some form of glucose intolerance every day. Good nutrition and healthy eating together with an active lifestyle are keys to successfully managing blood glucose levels, while reducing the risk for other chronic diseases such as... More »
Squash Special Smoothie
Nothing beats drinking your veggies ~ especially when they're in a smoothie! Pat Crocker, author of The Smoothies Bible, has created a wonderful perfect-for-Halloween recipe for a Squash Smoothie... More »
Kale and Quinoa Minestrone (gluten-free, vegetarian)
Everyone needs a few recipes that meet the trifecta of busy weeknight meal requirements: easy, fast and fabulous. Add this soup, which is gluten-free and super-healthy to boot, to your recipe pile and listen to the rave reviews! More »
Tomato Tortellini Soup (diabetes-friendly)
Dazzle your friend or significant other with this impressive soup for two! Sautéing the spices and vegetables before blending them develops this soup’s flavor and will make it seem like you cooked for hours. More »
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