Buffet Table Tips for People with Diabetes
Eating the right foods to control your blood sugar means being prepared and planning ahead. If you choose wisely and watch how much you eat at a buffet, you can have a delicious meal and feel good too.
All You Can Eat: The Trouble with Buffets
The next time you're overcome by the temptations of an overflowing buffet table, you can attribute at least a part of your overindulgence to natural instinct. But how do you approach a buffet table and not over-indulge?
Fusion Cooking For Everyday
Today, "fusion cooking," the marrying of ingredients and techniques from different culinary cultures, is featured in many restaurants as if it were a new phenomenon. Learn about the origin of this style and try the featured "Shrimp with Asian Pear, Red Peppers and Peas" recipe.
Are You Supersizing Yourself with Fast Food?
The odds that frequently eating fast food meals can "supersize" you are real. But to prevent unwanted and unhealthy weight gain, is it enough to change your choice of food, drink, or portion sizes at fast food restaurants?
How to Handle Internal Voices
Even when some people dine alone, they have the company of four or more internal voices. These people don't suffer from mental illness. Their brains are merely replaying conflicting and possibly negative messages about what to eat and how much.
Too Much Junk
A report on American eating habits reveals that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as junk food. This clashes with the advice of many nutrition experts on how to eat more healthfully and control weight.
Is Fast-Casual Food Healthier Than Fast Food?
Fast food can add a lot of calories, fat and sodium to your diet, if you choose carelessly. A growing number of restaurants specialize in what can be called "fast food for adults." These restaurants, dubbed "fast casual," offer the convenience of fast food for those who want take-out, as well as a comfortable eat-in section.
You Can Learn Portion Awareness
A new study confirms that people have difficulty judging how much food they eat. This can pose a problem since excessive amounts of food are frequently available to us.
Take-out has many definitions. To us, it usually means pizza or fast food like burgers and fries. But despite the globalization of our culture across the Atlantic, Europeans still enjoy takeout that includes local dishes as well as American fast food.
Summertime Diabetic Dining
To many Americans, summer means backyard barbecues and picnics. Often, living with diabetes turns what once was a care-free culinary outing into something to worry about. Well have no fear, because help is here.
A Picnic That Goes With The Grain
With summer officially here on June 21, it's time to get the picnic basket out of storage and pack it with tasty, portable foods. Includes recipe for Rice, Bean and Corn Salad.
Restaurant Portions and Waistlines Growing Together
Studies show that as people eat out more often, their calorie consumption goes up. This is probably due not just to what we order, but also how much. New research shows that restaurant portion sizes have grown markedly, with amounts two to five or more times larger than the standard serving size.