All About Diabetes!

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Welcome to National Diabetes Month here on A Better Bag of Groceries!  This week I will be discussing the definition, symptoms, risk factors and prevention of diabetes.  From then on we will be providing ideas on low sugar meal options.  On November 9th Amanda will discuss low sugar breakfast options, November 16th Stephanie will discuss low sugar lunch options, November 23rd I will discuss low sugar dinner options and November 30th Amanda will discuss low sugar dessert options. The term diabetes mellitus applies to several diseases that impact how glucose is used by the body.  These diseases are type I, […]

Nutrition Story: Meet Amanda!

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It’s finally here! March is Nutrition Month, and we here at NuVal are super excited to share with you how it is we got to be involved in this area. You’ll hear from Stephanie, Tara, and myself (Amanda) about how our personal lives led us to a career in nutrition, health and wellness. Our stories are all different, but they all led us to NuVal, where we get to help families all over to make healthy decisions, something we are excited to do every day. First up, it’s me, Amanda!   For me, visiting the Windy City takes a lot […]

New Year, Nu You! What’s Your 2016 Resolution?

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December 31st is fast approaching, and with that, we here at NuVal are thinking about our resolutions for 2016. We hope that using the NuVal scores this year has helped you all lead healthier lives, and we’d love to know your health resolution for 2016, whether it’s starting something new or continuing a routine you started this year. The NuVal team made their resolutions and we’d love to share some of them with you! “This year, I learned the importance of hydration. My skin and hair both love me for drinking more water, so I hope to continue that. In […]