Managing Diabetes: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Managing Diabetes: Healthy Eating on a Budget

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Receiving a diabetes diagnosis or being told you are pre-diabetic (at high risk of developing diabetes) can be an overwhelming experience. You are probably wondering what this will mean for your life and your lifestyle. First, take a deep breath. It is very important to take diabetes seriously, but there is a lot you can do to keep yourself healthy and manage this disease Read more »
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November 19, 2014
What it means to be GLUTEN-FREE

What it means to be GLUTEN-FREE

The gluten-free bandwagon. Have you noticed lately that everything from cereals to yogurt to frozen vegetables now proudly bear the claim of gluten-free? What’s next, gluten-free water or gluten-free fruit? Let’s remember that none of the previously mentioned items ever contained gluten, and the gluten-free labeling is just a thinly veiled attempt to jump on the current gluten-free bandwagon that is rolling through our grocery stores and across our dinner Read more »
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November 18, 2014
MISSISSIPPI PECANS Nutrition you can go nuts over!

MISSISSIPPI PECANS Nutrition you can go nuts over!

With the holidays coming up, it’s hard not to think about our favorite holiday recipes, like pecan pie or pecan-topped sweet potato casserole. But pecans are just too good and too good for you to limit our intake to only a couple of months of the year. Pecans are a great source of taste and nutrition year round. They contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals, a great source of Read more »
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November 18, 2014
Our Bountiful Gulf What’s Fresh for Fall with Chef Derek Emerson

Our Bountiful Gulf What’s Fresh for Fall with Chef Derek Emerson

The early settlers of Mississippi and other Gulf states have a long and proud history of turning to the sea for food and fortune. For generations, fishing, shrimping and enjoying wild-caught seafood have been a way of life for people along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Today, we not only carry on the tradition of harvesting the bounty the Gulf provides, but we lead the industry in our commitment to providing Read more »
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September 17, 2014
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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