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GlucoMenu® Tip of the Day:

Confused about all the diets available for weight loss?  Quick fix, fad diets are everywhere promising fast weight loss.  Consider these weight loss myths and facts: 

  • Myth:  Skipping meals can help with weight loss.  Fact:  Most people who skip meals tend to overeat later in the day.
  • Myth:  Eating in the evening causes weight gain.  Fact:  The time that you eat does not affect weight gain.  It is the amount of calories you take in during the entire day.
  • Myth:  High protein diets work well for weight loss.  Fact:  High protein, low carb diets are often high in fat and cholesterol.  These diets are often difficult to follow long-term.
  • Myth:  Some foods like grapefruit and cabbage help to burn fat.  Fact:  No food burns fat.  Reduced calories eaten and physical activity daily is the best way to lose weight and burn fat.
  • Myth:  Quick weight loss diets equate to permanent weight loss.  Fact:  Quick weight loss diets are typically water losses that will be regained.  A slow weight loss of 1-2 lbs. per week is most effective long-term.

Remember that weight gain did not occur overnight and neither will weight loss.  It takes time to lose weight.  Focus on decreasing calories consumed while increasing calories expended through exercise.

Christine Carlson, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director


Previous E-mails to Christine (GlucoMenu® Nutrition Director)

A1c:  What should my A1c level be?

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Apple:  How many sugars are in an apple?

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Chromium:  Should I be taking Chromium?

Dining Out:  We eat out a lot could you give us some suggestions for Japanese and Chinese?

Dreamfields Pasta:  How does Dreamfields pasta count carbohydrates?

Fiber:  Which items are the best for fiber?

Flax:  Should I add ground flax seed to my meal plan?

Food Exchanges:  Can you explain food exchanges?

Frozen Shoulder:  Do my symptoms sound like frozen shoulder?

Fruit:  What is the difference between canned and fresh fruits?

Fruit Juice:  What can I drink instead of water?

Fruit Sugar:  Which fruits would be a better choice for me to eat?

GlucoMenu®  What is GlucoMenu?

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Gluten:  Should I be eating gluten free products?

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Hunger:  What do you advise when I find myself, always, hungry and most of the time ravenous?

Margerine or Butter:  Why unhealthy margarine instead of butter?

Nuts:  What kind of nuts should I buy?

Olean:  Where I can buy Olean and what brands of food have it?

Pre-Diabetes:  What are Pre-Diabetes lifestyle changes?

Pre-Diabetes:  Newly diagnosed w/ Pre-Diabetes... where do I start?

Pre-Diabetes:  Do people with Pre-Diabetes have the same symptoms as those with Type 1 and Type 2?

Snacking:  How do I avoid overeating when I'm bored?

Stevia:  Are Stevia sweeteners safe for someone who has diabetes?

Sugar Alcohol:  What is the difference between sugar and sugar alcohols?

Tomatoes:  Will tomatoes cause an increase in blood sugar levels?

Type 2:  What should I do if I've just been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes?

Weight Loss:  How do I lose weight?


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