Tag Archives: Carbohydrate

People with Diabetes Need Balanced Snacks, Right?

Wrong. People with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes don’t require snacks, and anything eaten between meals should contain as few carbohydrates as possible. I recently joined Pinterest and came across  this link as I was looking  for images to … Continue reading

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Low-carb diet gets more support from new analysis

I find so many of us have found the same to be true-A snippet from the article below… “As people fire up their grills for barbecues over Labor Day weekend, a new analysis touts the benefits of a low-carb, meat-lovers’ diet. A … Continue reading

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The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus

I found the study below interesting from a personal point of view as I’m a great believer in ketogenic diet regimes for good glycemic control and weight loss(when required) or weight maintenance which can be achieved by increasing the amount … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Diets — Research Shows They May Be More Beneficial Than Other Dietary Patterns !

A very interesting read and many thanks indeed to the member of Diabetes.co.uk named badcat for finding this and bringing it to our attention. A snippet from the article… “The Duke study also showed potential of low-carb diets to optimize … Continue reading

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Low-carbohydrate diet better than low-fat for cholesterol and triglycerides

I found this article today and much of it rings true with what many of us who personally follow low carb diet regimes have seen with our lipid panels despite us being constantly told that a low carb high fat … Continue reading

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Why reaching for the biscuit barrel when feeling low is not the best course of action for type 2 diabetics

When many diabetics are first diagnosed,they may have had the condition for many months or years prior to diagnosis and during this time they would have most likely experienced long periods of elevated blood glucose levels despite being asymptomatic. Now … Continue reading

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Wholegrain Breakfast cereals and why they are not an ideal choice for Diabetics.

Many of us upon diagnosis may have been advised by a health care professional to avoid refined sugar in our daily diets and of course this is good advice and quite obvious to many,however,many including myself,were advised that Low GI … Continue reading

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