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Swallowing Food Guilt

By Kim Rose, RDN, CDE People who have diabetes can eat anything! Yes, fruits, vegetables and legumes, dairy products, grains and starches, and protein are all okay to eat, just as long as you do not have a food sensitivity or allergy! Media marketers that share inaccurate information have vilified certain foods and food groups and made them seem like the bad guys of grocery. The truth is, different foods contain a variety vitamins and minerals that have several different functions in the body, including growth, repair, and maintenance. The best way to manage food guilt is to rewire the […]

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Meet CWD Eats Contributor: Kristen O’Dell, MS, RD, CDCES

Hi! I am Kristen O’Dell, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and I have had type 1 diabetes for over two decades. My relationship with food and diabetes has changed over the years and below are some key concepts that guide me when it comes to maintaining a healthy relationship with food and living a healthy lifestyle with diabetes. These points also help me in my work as a registered dietitian and diabetes educator. FOOD. Food is a fundamental part of life. From the clichés, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” or “You are what you […]

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