Type 2 Diabetes

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10 Foods That Lower Blood Sugars In Diabetics

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[Last updated 9th January, 2019]

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?

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[Last updated 26th June, 2019]

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 January, 2019]

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…]

9 Early Signs of Diabetes You Must Know (#2 is so Often Overlooked)

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[Last updated 9th January, 2019

Diabetes is sneaky.

The early symptoms can go unnoticed for months or years.

In fact, 1 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it.

1 in 3.

Most actually do experience the early signs but don’t realise or understand what they are.

Early detection and treatment can have a profound impact on your long-term health. A 3-year delay in diagnosis increases your relative risk of heart disease by 29% (1).

Therefore by knowing what to look for, you can take control of the situation before it takes control of you.[Discover More…]

12 Proven Foods Essential For Every Type 2 Diabetes Diet

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[Last updated 18th 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…]