Why your metabolic age matters

Metabolic age is a word that is bandied about a lot by fitness gurus. But what is metabolic age and what does it signify? If it is too high, how can you improve it? And is it relevant when you are trying to beat your diabetes? Continue reading “Why your metabolic age matters”

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”

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?”

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”

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”

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”