Diabetes

How to Enjoy Holiday Treats without Fattening Up

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Kitchen Sink, Motivation, Weight Loss December 5, 2010

By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer Everyone knows it’s easy to gain weight over the Holidays. Christmas parties and yummy treats seem to replace exercise and healthy food. Once high calorie foods are in our view it’s hard to get them out of our head. Although most people admit going off their diet this time of […]

Disease as Our Teacher

by in Diabetes, Diarrhea, Kitchen Sink, Naturopathic Theory, Neck Pain, Pain Management, Preventative Medicine, Reader Questions May 8, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Happy Teacher Appreciation Week Everyone! Who is Your Teacher? Did you know that even adults have teachers? We may not knowingly be matriculated into the curriculum, but LIFE is teaching us so many things. In my opinion, disease is an amazing teacher. Whether chronic or acute, disease is the only way […]

One Soda Per Day Can Change Your Waistline

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Guest Posts, Kitchen Sink, Sugar March 31, 2009

By Bonnie Pfiester Fitness Trainer America’s obsession with soda has nearly doubled since the early seventies. According to the American Beverage Association, the average American drinks an estimated 54 gallons of soda per year – that’s about 19 ounces of soda per day. The average teenager drinks 31 – 42 ounces of soda a day. […]

What Diet Is Best For You?

by in Allergies, Anti-Inflammatory, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Depression, Detox, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Diets, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 10, 2009

Dr. Nicole, what is the best diet? The best diet is the diet that works for YOU. The best diet is something that you can healthfully follow for the rest of your life. The best diet for you is the diet that gives you energy, keeps your health in balance, helps you to be emotionally […]

Amen to the Obesity Tax, Let’s Just Call it Something Else

by in American Sickcare System, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Fast Food, Hypoglycemia, Kitchen Sink, Osteoporosis, Sugar, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss March 2, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Honestly, I’m not sure if the NY officials in charge of the “Obesity Tax” truly intend to call it thus, or if the media has just coined the phrase. However, there are many more causes than just soda when it comes to obesity. And there are many more ills upon society […]

Corn Syrup, Is it Really Just Like Sugar?

by in Diabetes, Diet Tips, Dr. Scott Olson, Guest Posts, High Blood Pressure, Kitchen Sink, Sugar, Weight Gain January 30, 2009

The Corn Industry is spending massive amounts of advertising dollars trying to convince us that high-fructose-corn syrup is just as “good for you” as sugar. But does it really matter? Let’s talk to Dr. Scott Olsen about the differences between sugar and high-fructose-corn-syrup. In your medical opinion…what is worse:  Sugar or high fructose corn syrup? […]