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Instant Pot

Why I Love My Instant Pot

Ladies, one of the biggest changes you have to make in your life when you find out you have Prediabetes and Insulin Resistance is to learn to cook your food yourself! 

No more take out and fast food meals! Home-cooked high-fiber meals have to be on your menu...and the more the better.

But don't think that means you have to spend hours and hours in the kitchen. Because, you don't. There's an easy way to avoid spending a lot of time cooking...it's called an Instant Pot. Learn why I love my Instant Pot and all the cool high-fiber yummy foods I cook in mine!

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Why I Love My Fitbit

Why I Love My Fibit

Something very cool happened to me the other day. I found out I have walked over 28 million steps! (I didn't do this all over night!) This all started just over 6 years ago... Read on to learn my own story of why I got my Fitbit, why I love my Fitbit, and why I'd never let anyone take my Fitbit away.

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Vitamins and Minerals for Prediabetes

Vitamins for Prediabetes: Part 2 of 2 – Vitamins and Minerals for Prediabetes

Doctors know your body is deficient in certain vitamins and minerals if you have Prediabetes or Insulin Resistance. Learn about the vitamins and minerals that can help you prevent diabetes (and why) in this Vitamins and Minerals for Prediabetes post.

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Vitamins for Prediabetes

Vitamins for Prediabetes: Part 1 of 2

A lot of ladies ask me — Joan, do I need Vitamins for Prediabetes? I’m sure you’ve seen dozens of websites talking about many vitamins and things that will supposedly restore you to blood sugar control bliss and make you effortlessly drop all that stubborn weight. Is any of this true?

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Should You Count Carbs

Prediabetes: Do You Need to Count Carbs?

Do you need to count carbs when you have Prediabetes or Insulin Resistance? That's one of the questions ladies ask me a lot!  Today you get the answer! (And a few surprises you probably didn't see coming.)

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Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Skewers

Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Skewers

My dark Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Skewers won’t send your blood sugar soaring and they’re totally fun to make too! Fruit chunks drizzled with healthy dark chocolate sounds a match made in heaven!

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Online Diabetes Prevention Program February 2021 Update

Healthy U Group: Online Diabetes Prevention Program February 2021 Update

February is the month of love. And all month long our Healthy U Group will be focusing on loving ourselves! And we have a special event that will help us get the self-love going!

All February long our Healthy U Group will be running our Helps Me, Hurts Me Event.

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How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Ladies, first the bad news (sorry)...if you're overweight or obese, you're at risk for Diabetes. AND I'm sure you already know that you need to lose weight. 

Plus the odds aren't great that you'll actually lose even a few pounds. AND if you do beat the odds and drop a few dress sizes, keeping that weight from coming back could be extremely difficult. 

Now the GOOD news (yay!). There is a better solution! Learn how to lose weight and keep it off AND do it in a sustainable, realistic and totally healthy way! Are you interested? Keep reading...

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How to Set Exercis Goals Youll Actually Keep

How to Set Exercise Goals You’ll Actually Keep: The 5 Truths You Must Know Before You Start AND the Easiest Exercise You Can Do

Ladies, setting the goal to get more exercise is an awesome goal to have! You'll get many health benefits from exercising and you'll feel great too!

But did you know that most women who set an exercise goal never do their exercise goal for more than a few weeks? That's why you need to learn how to set exercise goals you'll actually keep by following The 5 Truths You Must Know Before You Start.

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Why Yo-Yo Dieting Is Super Bad For You

At least 10% of all women go on and off diets over and over and over and over. This is called yo-yo dieting or weight cycling. Unfortunately, yo-yo dieting is a terrible thing to do to your body AND it makes it harder and harder for you to lose weight.

Learn why yo-yo dieting is super bad for you AND how to keep the weight off...for good.

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