Coffee has been one of our favourite non-alcoholic beverages for generations. People love this bitter, yet strangely pleasantly beverage so much that the average global consumption up until 2020 reached more than 400 billion cups annually.
When talking about a diet plan, be it for weight loss, weight gain, or for managing diabetes, we often need to talk about it both in macroscopic and microscopic levels, with macroscopic level focusing on tangible food groups and microscopic focus placed on nutrients.
By now, the fact that diabetes is best managed with a healthy diet together with medications is old news. There are currently many dietary “hacks” that are not only safe but beneficial for diabetic patients. These include adding tuna to your dietary regime and adopting a Mediterranean diet, both of which are backed by research […]
As we all continue adjusting to the new normal the pandemic brought along, some of us may have greater challenges to face head-on: cancer and diabetes. While no one would ever ask for these challenges, we still have to live through them day by day. So long as we have the proper guidance, resources, and […]
Stevia is a healthier sugar substitute, a natural alternative sweetener gotten from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana plant species. If you’ve been looking for a sugar substitute that won’t increase your blood sugar levels but will add sweetness to whatever it is you’re adding it to, then stevia is an excellent choice. This sweetener […]
Salt, It has had an enormous impact on the history of humankind and is worth knowing what is related to diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that leads to blood vessel damage and atherosclerosis, increasing the risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke. Excess salt in our diet has a similar effect. It often leads […]
After you’re diagnosed with diabetes, you’re told you will have some lifestyle changes, exercise more, and cut off some food substances from your diet. But with every food you were restricted from, a diabetic’s life was starting to look like a death sentence to you, and you’re wondering if a person with diabetes eats delicious […]
In the long fight against diabetes, more and more experts are advocating for an integrated approach that includes a healthy lifestyle and diet to help with the traditional medical model of treatment. It makes sense: Do what we might with prescribed insulin, in the end our body is the one fighting the fight, so why […]
The pancreas is an organ that lies near the stomach. It produces insulin, which helps turn sugar from food into energy. When people eat foods containing carbohydrates, their blood sugar rises after eating and then their pancreas releases insulin into their bloodstream to help them process it. The name ‘diabetes’ comes from Greek meaning ‘siphon’ […]