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…]

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

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[Last updated 30th September, 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…]

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…]

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

[Last updated 9th November, 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…]

Can Diabetics Eat Honey? The Research Will Surprise You

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[Last updated 9th November, 2017]

Honey is an all-natural food nicknamed Nature’s Sweetener.

Humans have likely been eating it for tens, if not hundreds of thousands of years. And not only for its sweet flavour, but for its medicinal properties too.

Sounds like something we should be eating more of right?

Yet when you break it right down, honey is essentially sugar. We know that a high sugar diet is bad for you, which is why many consider honey unhealthy.

So is honey good for us or not? Perhaps more importantly… Can diabetics eat honey? [Discover More…]