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…]

7 of the Best Fruits for Diabetics (Based On Sugar and Nutrients)

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[Last updated 4th December, 2017]

Fruits are the perfect snack.

They are loaded with nutrients and fiber, relatively low in calories, and easy to bring to work.

However, they do contain naturally occurring sugars, sometimes in large amounts. This can be a concern for those who struggle to manage their blood sugars.

This article takes a science-based look at the most suitable fruits for diabetics. [Discover More…]

What Is The Best Fiber Supplement? Splitting Fact From Fiction

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[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

A high fiber diet is thought to be very beneficial for health.

Increasing your intake is thought to protect against a wide variety of diseases and conditions, particularly for heart and digestive health (1).

Unfortunately, the average Western diet is seriously low in fiber.

This article summarises the best fiber supplement available to you, based on current research. [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…]

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…]

12 Proven Foods Essential For Every Type 2 Diabetes Diet

[Last updated 8th December, 2017]

Cut out bread.

No sugar in your coffee.

Only one potato at dinner.

If you’ve got blood sugar problems then you’ve heard those instructions over and over.

The focus is always on what you should remove from your diet, and it’s incredibly frustrating.

What about what you can eat?

What about the foods you should be adding to a diet for type 2 diabetes… the foods that can actually improve blood sugar control? [Discover More…]