What are your biggest challenges with eating?

December 22, 2015 / 124 Comments

In preparation for our new Mindful Eating Support Community, over a hundred people shared their two biggest challenges when it comes to managing their eating.

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Do I have to eat three meals a day with diabetes?

October 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

Many people with diabetes ask, “Why am I supposed to eat three meals a day?" Mindful eating isn’t about following rigid rules so let’s look at the reasons behind this suggestion.

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Understanding Diabetes Complications Isn’t Complicated

September 8, 2015 / No Comments

The best way to prevent diabetes complications is to understand why uncontrolled diabetes causes problems. Listen to this brief overview about preventing diabetes complications.

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In Charge vs. In Control

August 6, 2015 / No Comments

There are subtle but meaningful differences between being In Charge vs. In Control. Instead of willpower, being in charge implies conscious decision-making.

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Diabetes cannot be cured, but it can be managed!

July 7, 2015 / No Comments

Diabetes is a chronic disease, and despite what you read on the Internet, there is no cure. Although that sounds scary, it isn’t meant to be discouraging! It simply means that instead of hoping it will go away, diabetes must be managed by you.

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How to Handle Cravings with Diabetes

June 8, 2015 / No Comments

Mindfulness—awareness of the present moment—puts space between your cravings and your response, giving you an opportunity to gather information and choose how you’ll respond.

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What Causes Cravings with Diabetes?

June 3, 2015 / 2 Comments

So what causes cravings? Hunger and cravings are different; hunger is the need for fuel while cravings are an intense desire for a specific food—with or without hunger. Learning strategies for handling cravings when you have diabetes is essential.

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What are your challenges with managing diabetes?

May 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

Diabetes is a long-term condition so you can't muscle through it with willpower. That just won't work. And I don't care how well your blood sugar responds to the latest fad on the internet...if it isn't something you are willing to do everyday for the rest of your life, don't bother!

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Clearing the Confusion about Mindful Eating

May 22, 2015 / No Comments

Mindful eating is increasingly recognized as a powerful approach to optimal eating and health. Contrary to popular belief, mindful eating is not "just" eating with awareness.

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Are there Carbs in Milk Alternatives?

April 24, 2015 / No Comments

Are there carbs in milk alternatives like almond milk, coconut milk, hemp milk, rice milk, or soy milk? This article provides a reference table of the carbs in these milk alternatives.

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