Why you should eat chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

Chickpeas are an extremely healthful addition to anyone’s diet, especially diabetics as they help to control blood glucose levels. As well as their numerous other health benefits, preparing meals with chickpeas is simple and quick. Continue reading “Why you should eat chickpeas (garbanzo beans)”

Can chia seeds reverse diabetes?

The health and nutrition industry has been all agog for some years now about chia seeds, one of the so-called superfoods. But can they really reverse type 2 diabetes? Are they as healthy as they are hyped up to be? Do they have any negative side-effects? How should you eat them? Continue reading “Can chia seeds reverse diabetes?”

How to prevent pre-diabetes getting worse

So the doctor says you have pre-diabetes. You are scared and so you should be … you know the consequences should your pre-diabetes morph into actual diabetes. But you can avoid developing full-blown type 2 diabetes with a few simple adjustments to your lifestyle. Here’s how … Continue reading “How to prevent pre-diabetes getting worse”

Why diabetics should check their vitamin B12 levels regularly

B12 is an essential vitamin. But some people have difficulty absorbing it into their body and need supplementary B12. Here are the facts about vitamin B12 … why it is vital … where you get it from … how much you need … what a lack of B12 does to your body … how to treat a deficiency Continue reading “Why diabetics should check their vitamin B12 levels regularly”

How diabetics can beat lung cancer

The overall survival rate for lung cancer patients who have type 2 diabetes is much worse than for patients who are not diabetic. A recent study suggests that foods high in plant pigments can reduce the risk of lung cancer. Here’s what you need to eat. Continue reading “How diabetics can beat lung cancer”