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Eat Well, Be Happy

The Moab Regional Hospital hosted a Pre-Diabetes and Nutrition Management class with Janel Arbon, our local Registered Dietitian. If you missed this awesome class, have no worries, we took notes.

Pre-Diabetes means that your blood gluclose and blood sugar levels are higher than normal (100-125). It is estimated that 1/3 of adults in the United States qualify as pre-diabetic. However, pre-diabetes is completely reversible. Controlling your diet and exercising at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes or more can make a huge difference.

So, what’s the best diet to follow? It differs from person to person, but Janel recommends a Mediterranean diet.

This is what your plate should look like. The grains should be whole wheat and the healthy protein should be fish or poultry. Here’s a good guide to follow.

 

We recommend finding a diet that works best for you. If you’d like to schedule an appointment to talk about pre-diabetes with one of our doctors, please call 435-259-1113.  Stay tuned for more events about nutrition put on by the Moab Regional Hospital. These events are FREE and very informative.

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