Category: LSCC Blog

Wellness Wednesdays: Four Foods for Eye Health

Diabetes along with normal aging can cause damage to the eyes. Make sure your eyes are getting enough nutrients by incorporating these 4 foods into your diet: Kale: This leafy green power food is packed with lutein and zeaxanthin which can help protect eye tissues from sun damage and reduce…

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Wellness Wednesday: Give It A Rest

When trying to form healthy habits many of us first look to changing our diets or increasing physical activity, but we often overlook the impact that a lack of sleep can have on our health. In general, sleep deprivation may lead to weight gain and increased risk of obesity, type…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Does My Child Need a Supplement?

A question I often get from parents is whether or not their child should be taking supplements. While vitamins and minerals are vital to the growth and development of children, it is best to get these nutrients from actual foods verses supplements. The reason for this is because vitamins and…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Follow these money saving tips when preparing meals at home: Plan your meals for the week ahead of time, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.Consider meals you can easily prepare when you’re short on time. Save the ones that take longer for your days off or when other family members…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Back to School Lunch Ideas

Last week, we focused on quick and healthy back to school breakfast ideas but what about lunch? Preparing and packing lunches the night before will allow you to have more time to focus on a healthy breakfast the following morning. A balanced lunch should include a serving of fruit, vegetables,…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Low to Moderate Carb Snack Ideas

People with prediabetes and diabetes must pay attention to the amount of carbohydrates they consume each day, in order to keep their blood sugar within an acceptable range. Working with a dietitian can help you figure out exactly how many carbohydrates your body needs. Below are some diabetic-friendly snack ideas…

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