carbohydrates 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.