Emily Rubin, RD, Clinical Dietitian in the Jefferson Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology shares a heart-healthy dark chocolate treat to try. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Especially knowing that it has some health benefits. Dark chocolate is low in sugar, high in fiber, contains antioxidants and may even prevent heart disease! These peanut butter cups are made with simple more »
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You might have overindulged on holiday treats, but now it’s time to get your healthy diet back on track! A hearty, protein-based breakfast will help keep your eating in line for the entire day, making you less susceptible to overeating later in the day. There is great evidence that front-loading helps with both weight and blood glucose management, but the more »
No one is sugarcoating the hard truth — it is difficult to manage your weight and stick to a healthy diet during the holidays. Traditions of eating large amounts of high-calorie foods combined with the stresses of the season make a big difference. Cheryl Marco, RD, CDE, who works in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic more »
Nurse practitioner Neva White explains how the Jefferson diabetes programs are helping to prevent prediabetes from progressing, and helping diabetics manage and live healthier lives with their disease.