Mary-Ellen Phipps talks to Shireen about her personal experience living with Type 1 Diabetes, the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and The Easy Diabetes Cookbook. Mary-Ellen also explains how individuals with diabetes can utilize fat fiber and protein to balance their blood sugar.
Mary-Ellen is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who owns Milk & Honey Nutrition, a website and blog dedicated to diabetes education, recipes, general wellness and healthy eating. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
“At the end of the day, we all have to treat the nutrition strategies to treat both types of diabetes to manage blood sugars are relatively similar.”
In this episode, you will learn about:
The difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
Why the Type 1 and Type 2 communities are divided
How individuals with diabetes can utilize fat fiber protein to balance blood sugar
Some simple nutrition tips we can use to achieve the concept
Mary-Ellen explains how those who are strained for time can use her cookbook
Some simple and quick recipes for lunch and dinner
1:44 Mary-Ellen explains how she became a Registered Dietitian
3:40 Type 1 versus Type 2 diabetes
4:51 How the two communities are divided
6:39 Utilizing fat fiber protein to balance blood sugar
7:57 Simple nutrition tips
9:54 Mary-Ellen explains how to use her cookbook
11:44 Simple recipes for lunch and dinner
14:15 How to connect with Mary-Ellen
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Milk & Honey Nutrition Website https://www.milkandhoneynutrition.com/
Milk & Honey Nutrition Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MilkNHoneyNutrition/
Milk & Honey Nutrition Instagram https://www.instagram.com/milknhoneynutrition/
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