Category Archives: Nutrition

Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes 1box Dreamfields Spaghetti 1pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick 2cloves garlic, minced 2tablespoons canola or vegetable oil, divided 3cups broccoli florets 1medium bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch thick strips 1medium onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 to 3teaspoons minced fresh ginger … Continue reading Thai-Style Curry Beef & Pasta

AskNadia: Type 1 Eating Broccoli With Mustard to Prevent Cancer

Dear Nadia, I am a type 1 of 30 years with concerns about cancer and diabetes. I started eating mustard powder on steam broccoli because it blocks cancer. Have you come across any research that contradicts this theory? Maryland Dear Maryland: Science research has proven what we eat does make a difference in our overall … Continue reading AskNadia: Type 1 Eating Broccoli With Mustard to Prevent Cancer

Solomon Snacks and Bakery Recalls Meat Pie Products

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2016 – Solomon Snacks and Bakery, a New Brighton, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 873 pounds of meat pie products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs, … Continue reading Solomon Snacks and Bakery Recalls Meat Pie Products

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Americans Show Support for Farm-to-School Programs

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-6_21_06-PM1.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClick here to listen to the audio recording of Diabetes Health in The News. When it comes to bringing food from local farms into school cafeterias, Americans overwhelmingly support the idea. Almost 90% of people surveyed indicated that they wanted to see more … Continue reading Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Americans Show Support for Farm-to-School Programs

USDA Food Recalls Update

When it comes to diabetes management, food is probably the most important component. What we eat affects our blood sugar levels, nutrition, weight, and feelings of satisfaction and well being. But as careful as we are about our food choices, sometimes the people who supply that food are not as careful. Fortunately, government agencies like … Continue reading USDA Food Recalls Update

Vitamin Deficiencies in People With Diabetes: the Supplements You Need

As an orthopedic surgeon, I have many patients with diabetes who tell me, “I can’t have surgery because I won’t heal.” That is certainly not the case, however.  Diabetes does affect the small blood vessels and the function of immune cells when blood sugar is high, but with proper nutrition and blood sugar management, people … Continue reading Vitamin Deficiencies in People With Diabetes: the Supplements You Need

A New Kind of Pharmacist

Ross Valley Pharmacy, tucked away inside a larger building of clinics, is not a big place, but it’s very very busy. Its owner, Paul Lofholm, PharmD, has a vision of the pharmacist’s role that goes far beyond simply putting pills in bottles. He sees pharmacists as integral members of the healthcare team who can fill … Continue reading A New Kind of Pharmacist

Type 2 Diabetes: Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

The Long awaited Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 2010 (SS 3307) has passed the Senate, after a push by the ADA membership and other advocates, urging Senators to get the job done!  The Act, which passed the Senate unanimously, now moves to the House where it is expected to pass. The Act will make a strong investment … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes: Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act