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Here you can find out about all of the BeeWell for Life® content contributors, and filter through blog posts from the American Diabetes Association®, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, as well as Guest Bloggers. If you find an article that is particularly helpful, please post a comment to let us know, and share it with friends and family on Facebook or Twitter.

Contributor Bios

Meet Willow and Stephanie

Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are registered dietitians and the dynamic duo behind…

Meet Jennifer Grayeb

Jennifer Grayeb, also known as “She’s a Fit Chick,” is a certified personal trainer and healthy…

Latest articles

Simple and Delicious Uses for Chia Seeds

We LOVE chia seeds. Not only do they have the perfect mix of protein, fiber, and healthy omega-3 fats that keep you energized and satisfied, but the tasty ways you can use them allows for more variety in your diet. If you haven’t tried chia seeds (or even if you have!), check out these fun ways to incorporate them into your daily meals/snacks.   Simple Chia Pudding: This is definitely one of our favorite uses. The great thing about chia pudding is that once you have the basic recipe, you can add all kinds of flavors and ingredients, experimenting with…

How to Do Crossfit at Home

If you are trying to establish a workout routine that won’t break the bank, home workouts are your best bet. Fitness routines such as Boot Camp and Crossfit are really trending – thus, the prices to participate are often sky-high, but luckily there are many ways you can work on that killer-body at home. Crossfit is categorized as HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) where certain exercises are repeated at a high intensity level with short instances of rest in between. Crossfit is aimed at working numerous muscle groups at once and not just targeting a specific area. This really boosts your…

Watch Your Mouth: Oral Health Tips

When thinking about complications associated with diabetes, many people may be surprised to learn that oral health is one of them. In fact, research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes. Why is this? Well, if your blood glucose levels are poorly controlled, you are more likely to develop serious gum disease and lose more teeth than people without diabetes. Like all infections, serious gum disease may be a factor in causing blood glucose to rise and may make diabetes harder to control. It’s the perfect time to talk about this because October…

Workout Gear Basics - Your Closet Starter Pack

People are often reluctant to start their fitness journey because they aren’t exactly sure where to start. Decisions such as which exercises to perform to which apparel/footwear basics to buy are all important to the budding gym-goer. Today, we are going to take a look at some of the workout gear basics for fitness beginners. Added Support You might think that a sports bra is only for those doing some serious training, but this is one of the first fitness products you should purchase. A quality sports bra can make a whole world of difference while exercising. If you aren’t…

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