How to use meal timings to stabilise your blood glucose

The timing of your meals can have a profound effect on how well you manage your blood glucose levels. Here are five tips for optimising the what-and-when of your daily food intake. Continue reading “How to use meal timings to stabilise your blood glucose”

How does Alcohol Affect Your Diabetes?

The relationship between alcohol and diabetes is extremely complex. At one level, the consumption of alcohol can contribute to the conditions that bring on Type 2 Diabetes. However, there is some evidence that low levels of alcohol consumption can actually protect people against the development of diabetes … Guest blogger Anne Corcoran explains Continue reading “How does Alcohol Affect Your Diabetes?”

Stomach problems due to diabetes explained

Diabetes can damage the nerve that controls the flow of food through your digestive system. This gives rise to gastroparesis, an extremely unpleasant medical condition. What is gastroparesis and what can you do about it? Continue reading “Stomach problems due to diabetes explained”

Rebuilding Muscle Mass to Beat Aging

Rebuilding the muscle mass you lose gradually over your lifetime is a great way to offset the frailties of old age and bring your metabolism back up to speed. All it takes is a bit of exercise. Continue reading “Rebuilding Muscle Mass to Beat Aging”

16 Tips for controlling blood sugar

Getting your beating diabetes diet just right can be difficult. There are times when, even though you seem to be doing everything correctly, you blood glucose levels appear to be getting out of control, going too high or too low. Here are a few tips to help you stay on track. Continue reading “16 Tips for controlling blood sugar”

Eat Less to Live Longer

It has been scientifically proven that the best way to ensure longevity is to restrict the amount of food you eat. However calorie restriction does have its drawbacks, not least the fact that it makes for a rather boring life-style. Continue reading “Eat Less to Live Longer”

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”

Should you go vegan to reverse diabetes?

A vegan diet is almost guaranteed to reverse your diabetes. But planning such a diet is quite tricky as it requires a good knowledge of nutrition. Here are some of the things you should be aware of if you are thinking of switching to a full vegan diet. Continue reading “Should you go vegan to reverse diabetes?”

Diabetes and a healthy mouth

Being diabetic increases your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, thrush, dry mouth and burning mouth syndrome. So what do you have to do to maintain the health of your mouth? Continue reading “Diabetes and a healthy mouth”

Boost your metabolism to lose weight

Losing weight is one of the keys to beating your diabetes. One way to lose weight is by speeding up the number of calories your body burns in one day. But how can you boost your metabolism to lose weight? Continue reading “Boost your metabolism to lose weight”