Five Tips to Healthy Living With Diabetes
Editor's note: For every day in January 2008, we'll encourage you to keep your New Year's Resolutions by giving a diet and fitness tip of the day from our dietitian, Heather Reese.
It's easy to consume hundreds of calories while standing in front of the refrigerator before we even know it. Decide what you want to eat, put it on a plate, sit down and enjoy. The mealtime experience plays into our feeling of satisfaction. If we don't act like we're eating a meal, we often forget that we have and want to eat again later -- this can lead to overeating and weight gain.
Tip #1: Avoid Skipping Meals
Tip #2: Beware of Juice and Soda
Tip #3: Walk it Off
Tip #4: Slow Down