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Ask the Experts: Stick to your healthy diet and your budget by following these simple tips

Regional One Health’s clinical nutrition team helps patients improve their diet through small, realistic changes that add up to big improvements.

It’s possible to make those changes even if you’re on a tight budget. Some of their tips include cooking at home, buying healthy ingredients in bulk and keeping portion sizes reasonable.

Eating healthy can feel challenging if you’re on a strict budget – but according to our clinical nutrition team, there are ways to improve your diet that are also good for your bank account.

Regional One Health’s dietitians are sharing tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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13 Healthy Starbucks Drinks (and Gluten-Free Items)

Figuring out what to order from Starbucks can be tricky when you’re trying to eat healthy.

In fact, some of their trademark drinks and coffees may contain more sugar, carbs, and calories than some of their desserts.

Simple add-ons, such as syrups, toppings, and sweeteners, can add up very quickly, turning your simple cup of coffee into a calorie bomb.

Fortunately, there are lots of healthy options available, including several low calorie, low sugar, low fat, and gluten-free selections.

Here are 13 of the healthiest Starbucks drinks, along with some gluten-free foods on their menu (1).

1. Nitro

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Brilliant low fat banana bread recipe with chocolate chips and 3 healthy ingredients

Baking does not get much easier than this.

Known for her super quick and simple recipes, Instagram baker @cakeontherun has shared her latest banana bread creation with us.

Made with just four basic ingredients, the method is so straightforward anyone can give it a go.

For lots more healthy food inspiration, visit our recipe page.

What’s more, it’s pretty healthy too, meaning you can tuck into a generous wedge of it for breakfast guilt-free.

Low in fat and sugar, it contains no flour or butter, making it ideal for people who avoid gluten and dairy. If you’re vegan, there’s an

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The Definitive Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

As a dietitian, I am well aware that grocery shopping can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience for many people. For example, many of my patients don’t know where to begin when in the grocery store and aren’t sure which foods to add to their cart.

Plus, with seemingly endless food choices available — oftentimes in deceiving packaging — it can be hard to determine which foods are truly healthy and which ones are better left on the shelves.

In this article, I explain the basics of healthy grocery shopping, including how to choose nutritious foods, create a smart shopping

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10 healthy foods and drinks that help manage blood sugar

When you have prediabetes or diabetes, it can be tricky to know which foods and drinks are the best choices. But these 10 picks by Dr Ganesh Kadhe, associate director, Nutrition Medical and Scientific Affairs, Abbott can help keep your numbers in check.

1. Beans (of any kind)

Lentils, kidney, black or chickpea beans are a low glycemic index food. (Photo: Canva)

Lentils, kidney, black or chickpea beans are a low glycemic index food. It means that their carbohydrates are gradually released so they’re less likely to cause blood sugar spikes. They’re so beneficial that a recent study found that

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