Office kitchens and break rooms can be notorious repositories for extra, free food. It can be difficult on a normal day to make good choices, but it can be especially difficult around the holidays. Registered dietitian nutritionist Chelsea Rakszawski shared some insight into the biggest culprits, as well as how to get back on track.
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Wendi Wildman, RN, CDE, describes diabetes in America as an iceberg. In 2014, the CDC reported 29 million people in the United States had a diabetes diagnosis; another 86 million Americans are in the pre-diabetes range, which lurks below the surface of general awareness. Even scarier, many people with diabetes or pre-diabetes don’t even know they have it.
The New York Times reported that as the body loses weight, even small amounts, it fights to get back to that weight by slowing the body’s metabolism and lowering leptin levels.