Nourishing the Community through Culinary Medicine

Nourishing the Community Through Culinary Medicine Study is a pilot study to implement a virtual culinary medicine program to adults with diabetes. The purpose of this study is to see how well virtual hands-on healthy cooking classes work to help patients with diabetes change their eating habits and improve their blood sugars and health. This program may help participants develop healthy cooking skills and improve related eating habits.

My Plate is Your Plate

Information on what a healthy dietary pattern can look like and the basic principles of balanced eating.

Small Changes for Health

Learn about creating SMART goals and making small changes to improve your health.

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

A brief overview of diabetes, blood sugar, and tips on how to manage your diabetes.

Knife Skill 1

Setting up cutting station, holding and using the knife.

Knife Skills 2

Basic knife skills techniques

Steaming Grains

How to steam brown rice

Sauté and Stir-Fry

Demonstrate how to sauté vegetables

Kitchen Set-Up

How to set-up your kitchen work station.

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Blood Glucose Overview

Information on blood glucose, ranges, and how to manage highs and lows. 

Type 2 Diabetes Medications

Information about commonly used medications used to treat Type 2 Diabetes. 

Why Beverages Matter

In addition to the different foods you eat, what you drink also affects blood glucose. Learn which drinks are best for managing diabetes. 

Pilaf Method

How to cook different whole grains using the Pilaf method. 

Roasting

Learn how to roast different vegetables. 

It's a Family Affair

In this video we discuss tips on how the entire family can eat healthier meals.

Eating with Kids

In this video, we provide tips to help your kids eat healthier. 

Mindful Eating

In this video we discuss what mindful eating is and the benefits of practicing mindful eating. 

Not Just the Scale

In this video we discuss the importance of looking beyond the scale and focusing on other habits that can help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. 

Knife Skills 3 - Advanced

Advanced knife skills techniques. 

How to Prepare Dressing and Vinaigrettes

In this video we will show you how to prepare simple dressings and vinaigrettes. 

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

This video will help you understand how to read a nutrition label and help you choose healthier foods. 

Grocery Shopping

In this video you will learn how to make the most out of your grocery shopping and choose healthier foods for the entire family.

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

In this video you will learn tips and trick to stock your pantry with healthy foods. 

All About Carbohydrates

In this video you will learn which foods are sources of carbohydrates, serving sizes and how carbohydrates affect blood sugar. 

High Blood Glucose

In this video you will about high blood glucose levels and how to manage them. 

Low Blood Sugar

In this video you will learn about what low blood sugar levels are and how to manage them. 

Meeting with a Registered Dietitian

In this video you will learn what to expect when you meet with a registered dietitian nutritionist.