Low Carb Cinnamon Rolls

Y’all know I don’t write, publish, or encourage many sweet recipes, or substitutes for high carb treats because they tend to trigger increased cravings and poor eating choices for many. It’s honestly best to avoid these kinds of foods most of the time. However, I do understand the need to occasionally have a low carb […]

Do you check your glucose?

For any of you who have never checked your glucose, maybe it’s worth a try. It is truly the only way to know how food directly impacts glucose. Use a glucometer to check and monitor your glucose level. They can be purchased over the counter. For inexpensive ones, ask your local pharmacy about the least […]

Reversing Dementia IS Possible

This is the story of a friend who wishes to remain anonymous. His words. His experiences. And they are amazing! “I joined this group (a FB group) to help my mother who is 69 years old, has had type 2 diabetes for about twenty years now and has developed many complications although none of them […]

Fiber – Useful or Harmful?

Fiber has been encouraged for many years in the hopes that it would improve gastrointestinal motility, and many products have been sold advocating such use. Fiber has been recommended by all sorts of health care providers, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists and therapists. Is fiber truly helpful, though? Recent independent studies indicate fiber may be contributing […]

The Chaos Within

In the last article, we discussed the 3 processes that the body uses to metabolize, utilize, and store glucose. In this article, we will discuss several conditions that occur when those processes become overwhelmed and organs are unable to keep up with their usual functions. First of all, if you haven’t read my “peas and […]

Time for a Change!

In 2015, the US Dietary Advisory Council withdrew its long-standing recommendation for a low cholesterol diet for Americans. This change is a huge step for dietary guidelines; for the past 50+ years, medical and dietary experts have issued recommendations and guidelines that encouraged low fat foods, little red meat and pork, and high intakes of […]

KetoNurses’ Biscuits & Gravy

Biscuits: 1/3 cup almond flour ¾ cup grated mozzarella cheese 1 Tbsp coconut flour ½ tsp baking powder 1 egg 2 ½ Tbsp melted butter Pre-heat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients together in small bowl. I use a fork for easy mixing. Shape into 4 evenly-sized balls and place on parchment-lined baking pan. Bake […]

What is Bulletproof Coffee?

Bulletproof or fatty coffee is gaining popularity among dieters and those seeking to improve energy levels,  metabolism and brain function.  About 5 or 6 years ago, a visit to Tibet resulted in the development of the new recipe for coffee; Dave Asprey created the coffee with “upgraded” coffee beans with lower amounts of mycotoxins.  Mycotoxins […]

Get Started – Add Fats: We aren’t taking foods away…. YET!

As nurses, one of our best attributes is helping people learn; we love to teach people how to take better care of themselves.  Hospital nurses spend hours providing discharge education; home health nurses thrive on sharing that one little secret tip that gives homebound patients a brighter day.  Clinic nurses have reams and reams of […]