What Is HbA1c and A Normal HbA1c Range? Explained In Plain English

HbA1c Explained in Plain English

HbA1c is a marker used to measure long-term blood sugar (glucose) levels.

Those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes may have seen it before, but what is a normal HbA1c range?

This article explores what your HbA1c reading should be and how you can improve it. [Discover More…]

Can You Take Metformin For Weight Loss? A Look At The Numbers

CAN YOU TAKE METFORMIN FOR WEIGHT LOSS

[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

Metformin is a medication said to cause weight loss, but is it true?

Should you be worried if you are underweight, or should you use it if you want a slimmer waistline?

This article takes a looks at the current evidence and if you can take metformin for weight loss. [Discover More…]

10 Foods That Lower Blood Sugars In Diabetics

10 Foods That Lower Blood Sugars In Diabetics

Maintaining low blood sugar levels can be difficult for diabetic patients.

While a low carb diet appears to be useful on the whole, there are also many foods shown to help. Either by lowering blood sugars and/or improving insulin sensitivity.

This articles looks at 10 of the best foods and supplements for lowering blood sugars, based on current research.

Just know they should never be used in place of your diabetes medication, but rather alongside. [Discover More…]

Science Confirms It: Carbs DON’T Make You Fat

Gary Taubes full of it- CARBS DONT MAKE YOU FAT

[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

Cutting carbs is the most important change for weight loss.

At least, that’s the idea sold by Gary Taubes, Dr. David Ludwig and other low carb enthusiasts.

They believe carbohydrate drives obesity because it raises the hormone insulin. Insulin is said to block the release of fat and also drive additional fat storage. [Discover More…]

The Best Diet for PCOS: Splitting Fact From Fiction

Best diet for PCOS

[Last updated 6th December, 2017]

PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders in the developed world.

In fact, it’s thought to affect almost 7% of pre-menopausal women in the US (1).

But there is surprisingly limited information on how to treat it naturally.

This article explores the best diet for PCOS, as based on scientific evidence. [Discover More…]

Low-Carb Diet For Diabetes: Should You Try It?

[Last updated 8h December, 2017]

Many diet-related conditions rely on medication.

But the primary treatment for type 2 diabetes is diet and lifestyle change.

There is growing evidence a low-carb diet may be a useful alternative to conventional diet advice. In fact, it may even be better.

This article provides a transparent look at the best evidence available, and whether you should consider it. [Discover More…]