Expert Q&A: A Healthy Diet for Type 2 Diabetes
An interview with Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD.
In today's environment, I think we all can find it challenging to live a healthy lifestyle. How do you do it?
I'm 4-foot-10 inches and not getting any younger, but I really do put the
healthy eating guidelines into practice. Portion control is my 'numero uno'
strategy. In fact, my nickname at home with my food-loving husband and daughter
is the Portion Control Queen. I enjoy sweets a couple of times a week, but it's
either eating a half cup of really good ice cream or splitting a superb dessert
from a restaurant or bakery. I don't have the calories to spare on mediocre.
When it comes to burning calories, I'm out to exercise nearly every morning
Monday through Friday, either for a 2-mile walk or a longer stint at the gym.
What really motivates me is both feeling good today and my desire for a healthy