Holy (Calorie) Bomb! Chicken and Waffles

This marks the beginning of a random series (meaning I’ll post when I find them) called Holy Bomb! which will highlight times when something looks so innocent, but then you find out it totally isn’t. Let’s be real, I was never under the impression that Chicken and Waffles was healthy. It terrible for you. And…

Beer labels are about to get nutrition information

Ok, I understand that most of us who drink a beer don’t really have “nutrition” on our mind at that point, but knowing that some beer distributors are voluntarily adding nutrition information is still exciting news. Not only will this help hypoglycemics and other sugar-sensitive groups choose wiser at the pub or grocery store, but…

“Added sugar” coming to a label near you

The White House has announced a change to nutrition labels that is a very welcome change for everyone, but especially hypoglycemics and diabetics. Within the next two years, the labels will have a separate line showing the amount of sugar added (vs naturally occurring, such as milk sugar in yogurt). While sugar is sugar, added…

Congress is getting in the way of nutritional guidelines, and the environment

This is MADDENING. Our national nutritionists are trying to account for environmental and other non-sustainable agricultural practices when making recommendations on which foods we should be eating. But they are being told they can’t consider environmental factors BY CONGRESS. THIS is what happens when lobbyists get involved. Page 29, 2nd paragraph of the Congressional directive:…

No Sugar Oat Drop Cookies (Breakfast Cookies) nutrition info

This No Sugar Oat Drop Cookie recipe quickly became my go-to breakfast after a friend introduced it to me a few years ago. I go to the gym and then to work, so, because I’m hypoglycemic and because muscle repair is so important, I eat one of these and drink a glass of milk (much-needed…