Ask the Doctor: Heart Health

The Calorie Control Council asked Keri Peterson, MD five questions about heart health. [su_service title="What are foods that are heart healthy?" icon="icon: question" icon_color="#FF9E00"] The first group is foods that are rich in anti-oxidants. These tend to be brightly colored like pomegranates, blueberries, tomatoes, and spinach. Antioxidants decrease your risk...

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How Empowerment Can Change Your Diabetes Habits, Health,...

If you (or someone you love) are living with diabetes, you are well aware that it brings many challenges to your daily life. Regardless of your age or the type of diabetes you have, there are multiple factors to juggle every single day. Out of all these factors, I think...

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World Diabetes Day 2016

Managing Type 2 Diabetes? Today, one in 10 adults has diabetes. Yet, up to 70% of Type 2 diabetes cases could be prevented or delayed by adopting simple lifestyle changes. Learn more about the 5 steps to help you reach a healthier life with good glycemic control with this short...

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Keri Peterson, MD: The Relationship between Nutrition and...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council  As a primary care physician I take care of patients for all sorts of issues.  They see me for their annual physicals where I screen them for diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis and diabetes among many other...

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Eating For Two with Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy can bring joy and happiness as mom welcomes a new baby into the world. For some women, though, pregnancy can also bring on gestational diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease in which your body cannot properly control the amount of sugar, known as glucose, in your blood.  (If you...

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Understanding the Glycemic Index

When it comes to caloric sweeteners, the most important rule of thumb is moderation (the amount you consume), even for those with diabetes. You may have heard or read about diets using foods that have a low glycemic index (GI), and wondered what that was all about. The glycemic index...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.