Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but so many skip this head start on diabetes management altogether. Effective diabetes management is easier when we spread healthy meals across our day, so check in with Toby on this video for some great ideas for diabetes-friendly (and quick, quick, quick) breakfasts.
Toby Smithson has some special insights into thriving with diabetes. Being a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator gives her undeniable credibility “on paper”, but it’s thriving every day with diabetes herself- for more than 45 years- that should really get your attention. She knows the challenges and the frustrations, but more importantly she knows the possibilities. Diabetes doesn’t put good health out of reach, and you can live in good health with diabetes too.
The first step, imagine how constant lifestyle support and guidance could help. The next step, take a look at what Toby offers at DiabetesEveryDay Managing diabetes effectively for good health is not just knowing what to do, but also feeling motivated and supported to make the commitment. Try DiabetesEveryDay, and let Toby guide the way.
Join Toby on this video as she prepares this simple and easy salad that’s perfect for apple picking time. “Apple and Walnut Salad” is courtesy of fellow Registered Dietitians Meri Raffetto and Wendy Jo Peterson, and is from their new book Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies (2012, John Wiley and Sons). Tart, sweet and capped with the unmatched flavor of toasted walnuts, this dish will help you remember why Fall is your favorite season.
Eating away from home is one of the most biggest challenges anyone working to eat healthier will face. And, the challenge is even greater with diabetes because the effects of even one meal can be significant.
Toby shared four tips for eating healthier when you eat away from home with her friends at type2diabetes.com, and you can see what she had to say by clicking here.