Obesity

How Many Grams of Carbs in THAT?

I hate scales. I mean I really hate them. The kind of scales that you have to step on at every doctor you ever go to once you have diabetes; the kind of scales that taunt you sitting under your cupboard in your bedroom, knowing that it is “only recommended to weigh yourself once a…

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Eating well without counting calories

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian Some of us really dislike counting calories. It’s great for those who do, and many I know use tools/apps such as MyFitnessPal and others with success, but it’s not for everyone. This raises the question, if you’re not counting calories how do you know how much to eat to lose…

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Fibre is our d-friend

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian I’m sure you’ve all heard about the importance of including good levels of fibre for good digestive health, so I thought it worthwhile to talk through the different types of fibres and how they benefit us as well as what the evidence says about fibre in relation to diabetes and…

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Nuts and D-health

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian Nuts are a fascinating food, and for us with diabetes they tick so many of our healthy eating boxes – fibre, nutrients, good fats, satiety and more!  Today we’ll take a closer look at the reasons behind all those good stories with a focus on our D-health (remembering to choose…

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