Posts Tagged ‘Weight management’

Yoghurt, Probiotics and d-health

probiotics and diabetes

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian With so much fascinating talk about gut microbiata (micro-organisms/bacteria) and health about, I thought it worth a fresh look at yoghurt as part of the dairy serves in our day as it is a great source of these microbiata in our diets.  I’m also often asked about which are the best…

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Making 2&5 easy

Guest Post by Sally Marchini, Dietitian We’re all so busy these days. How on Earth are we meant to able to consider our health and getting enough fruit and vegetables (our 2&5) into the meals we eat? Often I see clients who, when I take their diet histories, they don’t even start to consider foods…

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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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How to manage d-lunches ‘on the road’

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian Quite a few of our readers have indicated that they find having a nutritious lunch to suit their diabetes requirements in their busy lives a tricky thing to deal with. Hopefully this blog will help with some practical ideas that you can implement whether you’re a truck driver, a shop…

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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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An easter d-look at chiccy eggs

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian As it’s Easter next weekend I thought a good topic to talk about might be eggs – not choccy eggs but chiccy eggs 🙂 Reason being that many people choose to avoid meat over the Easter period for religious reasons and eggs are an eggcellent way to help you meet…

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A closer D-look at Australian Dietary Guideline 3

ideas for healthy food at Christmas for diabetes

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian To date we’ve covered quite a few topics from our Australian Dietary Guidelines including : Guideline 1 – ‘Diabetes and healthy weight with a twist’ Guideline 5 – ‘Food safety – a major consideration in the heat of the Aussie summer’ and a few from Guideline 2 – eating a…

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Wonderful wholegrains help with d-management and much more

Guest Post Sally Marchini, Dietitian So often I refer to the Australian Dietary Guidelines, and today’s blog is no exception as I thought that Grains would be a great topic to explore as they’re so helpful for our diabetes management, weight management, avoidance of cardiovascular disease and to help us maximise nutritional requirements! I’ll first…

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