One of the most common questions Tami Ross receives on a daily basis is “what do I eat now?

Being a dietitian who specializes in diabetes and pre-diabetes she is able to support her clients in a way that will help them to learn to eat for their health and to simplify their approach to make it a new way of life.

Today Tami shares with us her 8 tips to healthy eating, the different eating approaches and how each can help and benefit someone dealing with diabetes and the types of foods you should be adding and subtracting from your diet today.

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TamiRoss is a registered and licensed dietitian, certified and licensed diabetes educator, and a nationally recognized speaker and health and nutrition writer. She has co-authored nine books and has written more than 100 articles for professional and lay publications. 

Tami is a frequent presenter for meetings of professional and community organizations. She presented the Presidential Address to an audience of over 3000 at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Tami has been featured in USA Today and on CBN. She also serves in an advisory capacity to food and pharmaceutical companies. 

Tami received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Kentucky and has over 25 years of experience providing diabetes and nutrition education in a variety of settings. In addition to her thriving consulting career, Tamicounsels individuals seeking nutrition guidance and diabetes education through her practice in Lexington, KY. She is a recent Past President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and was 2008 Diabetes Educator of the Year of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Diabetes Care & Education dietetic practice group. 

Tami Ross




For more information or help please also visit: 

American Diabetes Association 

American Diabetes Association

@ADA Books

   Shop Diabetes (ADA bookstore) 

American Diabetes Association

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Founders of FIT CHICKS Academy

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*For informational purposes only. Please consult a physician before starting an exercise or nutrition program