What are the complications of binge eating disorder?

Dear Daughters, People with binge eating disorder are at risk of getting sick. Since they usually eat large amounts of fats and sugars, which do not have a lot of vitamins or minerals, they may not be getting the right nutrients. People who have binge eating disorder and who are also obese are at additional … Continue reading What are the complications of binge eating disorder?

What puts someone at risk of diabetes?

Dear Daughters, Eating too much sugar does not cause diabetes. People are at risk if they: Are overweight Do not get enough physical activity Have a parent, sibling or other close relative who has Type 2 diabetes Have a history of cardiovascular disease Have high blood pressure Are American Indian, Alaska Native, African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American … Continue reading What puts someone at risk of diabetes?

Eating Healthy During Summer Cookouts

Dear Daughters, A friend of mine shared these tips with me so I'm sharing them with you. Summer cookouts are an excellent opportunity to make healthy (and tasty) choices. Follow these simple steps and enjoy the pleasures of dining outdoors without the guilt. Keep it Healthy Make it Hydrating Focus on Hearty Choices Practice Food … Continue reading Eating Healthy During Summer Cookouts