Posts Tagged ‘carbohydrate counting’

Back to basics on carbohydrate foods

Guest Post, Sally Marchini, Dietitian So many people I see in my practice who’ve had diabetes for a while, when I ask them which foods contain carbohydrates they struggle to answer.  So this is really a back to basics blog to remind us about which foods contain carbohydrate, why it’s important to recognise them, which…

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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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Discussion on low carb diets

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian By popular demand I think that this topic deserves a blog to help explain some of the ‘stuff we hear’ around carbohydrates and type 2 diabetes. I’d also encourage people with type 1 diabetes to read this, because some of the points made are also relevant for us! Up front I…

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