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”

New test can measure how healthy your diet is

A new five-minute urine test can determine the nutritional quality of your diet. The test gives an indication of how much protein, sugar, fat, and fibre you are eating … great news for diabetics who wish to control their blood glucose and fat levels using diet alone. Continue reading “New test can measure how healthy your diet is”

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?”

Diabetes, Sugar and Heart Disease

Diabetes, sugar and heart disease are inextricably linked. To reduce the risk of heart disease you need to control your diabetes. This in turn means reducing your intake of sugar. But what is the maximum amount of sugar you should ingest daily to minimise your risk of heart disease? Continue reading “Diabetes, Sugar and Heart Disease”

Why Avoid Dairy Products

There are good reasons for eliminating dairy products from a diet designed to beat type 2 diabetes. Dairy products provide you with lots of fat, cholesterol, sugar, and casein, the animal protein, all of which you need to minimise if you are serious about beating your diabetes. Continue reading “Why Avoid Dairy Products”

Food Cravings … Why are they so hard to resist?

Even though I have been beating my diabetes for years by following a healthy diet, I still find that chocolate has an irresistible draw. And some of my siblings are unable to resist cheese of any kind. But why do we crave certain foods? Here’s what I found out through research on the internet. Continue reading “Food Cravings … Why are they so hard to resist?”