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  • Three diabetic diet tricks for better health
  • Three diabetic diet tricks for better health
    When it comes to a diabetic diet, you need goals that encourage you to succeed rather than set you up to fail. Ann Goebel-Fabbri, a psychologist and investigator at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston in the United States thinks goals have to be “small and well spelled out”. “Everyone has the experience of going to a healthcare practitioner and being told something vague: ‘You know, yo... ››› more
  • [21 September 2017]
  • Reversing type 2 diabetes can be as easy as losing weight
  • Reversing type 2 diabetes can be as easy as losing weight
    There's a widespread belief that type 2 diabetes is a “progressive and incurable disease”, but many doctors and patient's don't realise that reversing type 2 diabetes can be as easy as losing weight. This is according to a new report published in the BMJ. The thrust of the report is that greater awareness, when combined with better monitoring and recording of remissions could lead to many m... ››› more
  • [18 September 2017]
  • Three quick and easy diabetic diet breakfast ideas
  • Three quick and easy diabetic diet breakfast ideas
    For most of us, breakfast is the most neglected meal of the day. But if you're on a diabetic diet to control your blood sugar levels, a morning meal is a must! “The body really needs the nutrients that breakfast provides to literally ‘break the fast' that results during sleeping hours,” explains Kelly Kennedy, a dietician from Everyday Health. “Having a source of healthy carbohydrates ... ››› more
  • [14 September 2017]
  • You've been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes - here's what you can eat
  • You've been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes - here's what you can eat
    You've just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and feel like you're facing what seems like an endless list of new tasks that you to need to incorporate into your everyday lie - testing, injections, monitoring, treating a hypo and the list goes on. Needless to say, it can be very overwhelming! One of the first question you're likely to ask is what you can eat. But, with so much to take in and l... ››› more
  • [13 September 2017]
  • Peanut butter can help stabilise your blood sugar levels and prevent spikes
  • Peanut butter can help stabilise your blood sugar levels and prevent spikes
    While peanut butter isn't a solution for high blood sugar levels, including this tasty nut butter in a healthy diet may help stabilise your overall blood sugar levels and prevent blood sugar spikes. This is fantastic news, especially if you have type 2 diabetes or a risk of developing the blood sugar disorder. Read on to learn more about the blood sugar benefits of peanut butter. The nutrien... ››› more
  • [13 September 2017]
  • Prevent and treat type 2 diabetes by eating chocolate (yes, really!)
  • Prevent and treat type 2 diabetes by eating chocolate (yes, really!)
    It may sound crazy enough to laugh off, but you can prevent and treat type 2 diabetes by eating chocolate. This goes according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. According to the researchers behind the study, certain compounds found in cocoa help your body release more insulin - the hormone that manages the blood sugar that reaches unhealthy levels in type 2 di... ››› more
  • [12 September 2017]
  • Three factors that are driving your blood sugar levels through the roof
  • Three factors that are driving your blood sugar levels through the roof
    Is it a lack of willpower that's steering you into the chocolate aisle and leading you to make food choices that are drive your blood sugar levels through the roof? Or is it something else? Believe it or not, it's the latter. There are many seemingly unlikely culprits that can trigger a powerful desire for much more sweet stuff than your body is actually craving. Some sugar triggers are more su... ››› more
  • [08 September 2017]
  • The Paleo diet can lead to prediabetes - here's how
  • The Paleo diet can lead to prediabetes - here's how
    The Paleo diet, which is rich in vegetables, meat and healthy fats, and contains no dairy, grains or processed sugar, has grown very popular over the past few years. With all your favourite celebrities embracing this dietary lifestyle, you'd think it's a sure-fire way to lose weight and stay healthy. But not necessarily… Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia have revealed... ››› more
  • [06 September 2017]
  • Juices and smoothies can help you reverse type 2 diabetes in one week
  • Juices and smoothies can help you reverse type 2 diabetes in one week
    Approximately 347 million people around the globe have type 2 diabetes - that's almost 5% of the UK population and 10% of the US population. It would seem obvious that if type 2 diabetes is a disease of high blood sugar, then lowering blood sugar is an effective strategy for cutting risk of heart disease and death. But it isn't that simple… Elevated blood sugar is only a symptom of type 2 dia... ››› more
  • [04 September 2017]
  • Four signs of diabetes complications you shouldn't ignore
  • Four signs of diabetes complications you shouldn't ignore
    When your blood sugar levels are consistently out of whack, your risk of health problems throughout your body, including your heart, kidneys, blood vessels, nerves and eyes drastically increases. In the long term, these health problems could lead to disabling, even life-threatening, conditions. That's why if you have type 2 diabetes, managing your blood sugar is an absolute must! Knowing the... ››› more
  • [01 September 2017]
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