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

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 you should stop taking drugs for your diabetes

The drugs doctors recommend for diabetes come with a long-list of damaging side effects. In addition they do not increase the survival rates of people who take these drugs. Here’s why you should stop taking these drugs … and what you can do instead to beat your diabetes. Continue reading “Why you should stop taking drugs for your diabetes”

How to lose weight effectively

Losing weight is a more complex exercise than simply reducing the amount of food you eat or increasing the exercise you do. Here are some of the factors you have to consider in order to lose weight effectively. Continue reading “How to lose weight effectively”

Diabetes – Research Update

Research into diabetes — its physiology, causes, and how best to beat it — is ongoing. Here a few updates on the latest research findings which should prove useful for controlling blood glucose levels and for avoiding the dreadful medical conditions type 2 diabetes can cause. Continue reading “Diabetes – Research Update”

A new trick to reduce blood sugar?

A small study conducted recently suggests that you can reduce the after-meal spike in your blood glucose and insulin levels by changing the order in which you eat different types of foods … proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Continue reading “A new trick to reduce blood sugar?”

The Problem with White Bread

Most people know that eating white bread is less healthful than eating wholemeal bread because refining the flour from which white bread is made reduces its nutritional content. But what many people do not know is that white bread may contain toxic residues of the bleaching chemicals used to make it look so brightly white. Continue reading “The Problem with White Bread”

Do you know your carbs?

Most of us get at about 50 percent of our energy from the carbohydrates in our food. But what are they and what is the difference between carbs and sugar? And how do carbohydrates affect our efforts to control or reverse our diabetes? Continue reading “Do you know your carbs?”