Posts Categorized: Diabetes

Mindful Eating on Halloween

When trying to lose weight, Halloween can be a scary date. The temptation of candy, sweets and sugary drinks is hard to avoid on October 31. Enjoy the sweets mindfully and keep portion control in mind. The best way to stay on track is to make your own healthy Halloween treats. Nearly every month, I… Read more »

Fall into Healthy Habits


It’s that time of year when the weather starts to get colder, the days get shorter and waistlines seem to get bigger. During the fall months, people tend to consume more calories and cut back on their exercise routine. Perhaps it’s because bathing suit season is over, and we can hide beneath our sweaters and… Read more »

Red, White & Blueberries


The month of July is typically known for American flags, fireworks and family vacations, but don’t forget about the blueberries! July is National Blueberry Month, a great time to stock up at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. During the summer months, blueberries are commonly in season, so they’re less expensive. They can be… Read more »

Five Healthy Habits of a Registered Dietitian

Sarah Keegan MS, RD, LMNT, CDE

Summer is one of my favorite seasons. Fresh produce at the farmers’ markets, lots of outdoor activities and warm sunshine! The summer months are also a great time to re-examine your diet and exercise habits. If you need a place to start, here are five healthy habits I strive for every day: 30-60 minutes of… Read more »

Five Favorite Moves of an Exercise Specialist

Kristina Volkmer, MPH, ACSM, HFS

In my line of work, I frequently get asked, “What exercise moves do you like to do?” While I have a long list of favorites, these five immediately come to mind, and are great for the summer months: Lunges. You get a total leg workout with just this one exercise. Lunges work your quadriceps, glutes… Read more »