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Making Carbs Count: Melons

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 | 0 Comments
It’s the time of year for making the most of melons as they hit their seasonal stride. The hotter months bring those big round fruits to our tables, and smiles to our faces, which by that time may need to be wiped clean read more »

Summer on a plate with Carbs & Cals on the side

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Carbs & Cals Salads contains a wide variety of nutritionally-balanced salad recipes, with the aim of kickstarting a lifestyle change for those looking to get in shape. You don’t need to go on a diet with this book, simply replace one of read more »

Diabetes Cook & Count Carbs app for Android now available

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Cook & Count Android app is now available on the GooglePlay app store. Cook & Count is a nutritional app for people with diabetes specifically designed for use with home cooking. Some people with Type 1 diabetes use ready meals or read more »

Making carbs count — Seaweed

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seaweed: why would you? You may well ask, but people have been eating certain seaweeds since the dawn of time – there’s a lot of the stuff been found in fossils proving how long it’s been gracing the world’s seas. It’s a read more »

The carb content of peas

Monday, January 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Did you know? Thick London fogs of the 19th and 20th centuries were dubbed ‘pea-soupers’ because of their density and green tinge. There are 35,000 hectares of peas grown in the UK each year, equivalent to about 70,000 football pitches. This 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 »

The carb content of bananas

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Other than their distinctive colour, one of the other notable aspects of bananas is that they come ready-packed in an easy-peel wrapper and has endured no human intervention on the inside. Bananas are known to be the most carby fruit, but apples and read more »

The carb content of chillis for the diabetic diet

Friday, January 10th, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sometimes also called the Chilli Pepper, the chili plant is native to Central American region where it was used as the chief spice ingredients in Mexican cuisine for centuries. It was introduced to the rest of the world by Spanish and Portuguese read more »

Choc shot low carb sauce

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Chocolate in a bottle. Make smooth hot chocolate with no powdery lumps or drizzle over fruit, porridge, toast, pancakes or make a milkshake. This product from Sweet Freedom has a low glycaemic load with 14 calories per teaspoon — half the calories read more »

Latest issue online magazine

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 | 0 Comments
In our latest issue, we look at the vexing problem of having both insulin-dependent diabetes AND needlephobia. We also research a brief history of insulin pumps (far fewer injections involved, for those who do fear needles). We’ve the usual diabetes news, food read more »