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  • 1 out of 3

    adults in the nation has prediabetes

  • 30%

    of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years if there is no intervention.

  • 58%

    of people with prediabetes can reduce their risk by participating in a structured lifestyle change program.

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Healthy Road Trip Snacks
Khichdi – Instant Pot Recipe
“I’m walking more, my metabolism is better, and I lost inches from my waist.”
Food Safety for Summer Grilling
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This month, my family is embarking on a 9-day road trip across the Southeast. Part of our trip planning includes thinking about healthy snack options. Many of our meals will be take-out or on the road. Days of driving long hours and eating out can really take a toll on your body and make you feel sluggish. I want to make sure I have healthy snacks on hand as well as an on-the-go breakfast option.  Several of the items we… Continue reading »

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Khichdi is a very popular dish from the Indian subcontinent and has many variations depending upon the different regions of India. The common theme is that it is made from a mix of rice and lentils – it is like a savory porridge that is served hot. It is usually one of the first solid foods given to babies and is quite nutritious because it combines a grain and lentil in one dish. Traditionally, khichdi is made in a pressure… Continue reading »

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Below is a testimonial from an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant: I am eating more vegetables and fruit, which improves my overall health. I’m walking more, my metabolism is better, and I lost inches from my waist. Learning to judge which foods and lifestyle changes are best for me and my health has been invaluable. – Arlene, an Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes participant You may also enjoy: “I lost 28 lbs., reducing my BMI by more… Continue reading »

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As the weather warms up, I think about the nights I spend grilling with my family. Though we grill year-round, the food seems to taste just a little bit better on warm, summer evenings. With summer approaching, it is a great time to brush up on safe food preparation and cooking methods to avoid foodborne illness so that we can enjoy cookouts with peace of mind. Before you fire up your grill, review these important food safety practices! Wash your… Continue reading »

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