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Red meat in the diabetic diet

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Further to our food feature in the June issue, where we reported on including red meat in the diabetic diet, mainly in order to address Vitamin D deficiency in the UK, the Meat Advisory Panel has made comments regarding recent research around read more »

The carbohydrate content of figs

Monday, September 29th, 2014 | 0 Comments
How can we forget that Adam and Eve were said to have clothed themselves with fig leaves, though it was eating from an apple tree that got them thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Figs have long been a staple in read more »

Sally Norton, bariatric surgeon, on NHS weight loss policy

Monday, September 8th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dr Sally Norton Commenting on recent NICE recommendations that the NHS funds weight management programmes such as Rosemary Conley, Slimming World and Weight Watchers in order to address obesity, Sally Norton, Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon and Founder and Medical Director of Vavista, says, read more »

Olive oil and salad combo ‘explains’ Mediterranean diet success

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 | 0 Comments
According to a report by Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online, the combination of olive oil and leafy salad or vegetables is what gives the Mediterranean diet its healthy edge, say scientists. When these two food groups come together they form read more »

Healthy apps for diabetes care

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 | 0 Comments
A computer programme designed for a particular purpose, applications (apps) are downloaded onto Smart phones and might well improve your behaviours (if you bother to use them!). With a condition like diabetes with it’s specific needs, and the fact that so many numbers read more »

Red rice from Goa with low GI

Sunday, July 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Olde Goa Goan Rice is a rare red rice that has been specially milled, leaving the husks intact and giving a distinctive red streak and nutty flavour. It’s high in fibre, has a low GI and is also full of iron. The thick read more »

Cook and Count carbs diabetes app

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Deborah Wilder’s son Solly is now 14. He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2000 when he was 10 years old. Wilder is a health psychologist who had been going research on how to motivate people to undertake healthy eating and read more »

British rapeseed oil and heart health

Friday, March 14th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Despite on going campaigns about the dangers of overeating, Brits still eat too much saturated fat which can lead to obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and heart disease. Rapeseed Oil has been shown to help reduce such symptoms when it is used as read more »

Smart snacking for diabetes health

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Saviour Snacks is an online snacking service where you can order a Monday morning delivery of the Super Skinny Box. Inside the pack is an ever-changing selection of 14 nutritious portion-controlled snacks, each of which are 120 calories or less, such as read more »

Omega 3 for diabetes health

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lion Heart from Bare Biology is the first and only British brand with a five-star rating from the International Fish Oil Standards programme (IFOS).  This omega-rich fish oil supplement meets the strictest criteria for purity, cleanliness, stability, freshness and strength. Each 5ml read more »