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8 Tips for Keeping Your Resolutions

Like so many Americans, you may be planning to make some changes in the New Year. Perhaps you are embarking on a new exercise program, or you would like to try some new foods. Maybe you would like to establish some healthier habits all the way around, for the ultimate goal of better managing your diabetes and living a more energized life. Either way, the formation of new habits takes time, a bit of trial and error, and best of all…successful change. Here are a few steps to guide you to success in your 2015 endeavors.

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13 Diabetes Facts to Share

These alarming statistics show the harsh reality of the diabetes epidemic. Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference in preventing type 2 diabetes. Together, we can fight diabetes by spreading awareness, so that in 35 years, 1 in 3 Americans won’t have diabetes!

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NuGo Fan of the Month: Emily Manganaro

Emily Nicole Manganaro is a 17-year-old high school senior. She is a dual-enrollment student, meaning that she also takes college classes online. She will have completed nearly a full year of college when she graduates high school this year. In the fall, she will attend either La Roche College, just north of Pittsburgh, or Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she will major in psychology and minor in sociology. She hopes to eventually earn a PhD in Psychology or a MD in Psychiatry.

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5 Flavorful Hummus Recipes

Hummus makes a great vegan and gluten-free addition to any snack, meal or party. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are packed with protein and fiber. With a food processor and a few additional ingredients, you can quickly whip up a nutritious hummus, which has many health benefits.

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NuGo Athlete of the Month: Tim Rose

When Tim Rose was 12-years-old he decided he wanted to become a rock climber, after convincing his parents to let him take his first climbing trip. Now at age 29, this professional rock climber from Elliottsburg, Pennsylvania, dedicates all his time and energy to outdoor climbing goals and projects. He travels throughout the country, seeking new challenges that push his limits both physically and mentally. Tim is currently working on a variety of projects in New River Gorge, WV, which will become the hardest routes in the region.

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Sweet Potatoes Help Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels

This easy and healthy, diabetic-friendly recipe for baked purple sweet potato skins is gluten-free and low carb. Sweet potatoes have an abundance of nutrients and help stabilize blood sugar levels. Those who have diabetes can incorporate sweet potatoes into their meal plans without hesitation. Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index. According to the glycemic index scale that ranks foods from 1-100, sweet potatoes have a low ranking compared to starchy vegetables (e.g. white potatoes).

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