carbohydrates Holiday Eating For People Living With Diabetes By Sam Baker • Nov 18, 2019 Shutterstock The Thanksgiving meal will mean some overindulgence for some. Those with diabetes will have to exercise some care, but holiday food doesn't have to be a major issue. Salad For Breakfast: What You Gain By Not Waiting Until Later By Sam Baker • Aug 26, 2019 Shutterstock Americans usually eat salad at lunch or dinner, but a current food trend involves salad for breakfast. A North Texas dietitian says this can be a great way to get a healthy start. Why Cauliflower's Getting As Much Attention In Grocery Stores As Its More Colorful Cousins By Sam Baker • Aug 6, 2018 Shutterstock Food companies have been using the snowy-colored vegetable — and others — to cash in on the low-carb, gluten-free trend. A local dietitian explains what’s so appealing about cauliflower. How Eating The Right Food At The Right Time Can Help Keep Off The Pounds By Sam Baker • Jul 17, 2017 Shutterstock Those of you wanting to shed some weight this summer might do well to be more mindful of the clock. A recent study suggests when you eat may be as important as what you eat. Protein: Essential For The Body, But Don't Consume Too Much By Sam Baker • Feb 20, 2017 Shutterstock We all need protein — it's an essential nutrient for the body. But consuming too much protein, in regular food or supplements, may have consequences. Diabetes At Thanksgiving: Plan, Prepare and Practice By Sam Baker • Nov 24, 2014 Shutterstock While we all look forward to the holiday feast, people living with diabetes have to exercise caution. In this week’s Vital Signs, Sharon Cox, a dietitian with Parkland Hospital System, talks about ways to keep blood sugar levels stable.