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Diabetes type 2 warning – the nuts you should AVOID or risk high blood sugar

Diabetes affects almost four million people in the UK, with around 90 per cent of all cases being caused by type 2 diabetes. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Making some small diet or lifestyle swaps could help to lower your chances… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Six things you must look for on food labels to avoid blood sugar spikes

Type 2 diabetes is usually caused by a person being overweight or obese due to poor diet choices. The condition can be hard to identify as symptoms don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. But if type 2 diabetes is left untreated, serious health complications can occur. One way to prevent and control it is… Read More »

Public Health: You’d Be Surprised at How Many Foods Contain Added Sugar

Upshot Public Health You’d Be Surprised at How Many Foods Contain Added Sugar ImageSome pasta sauces have high amounts of added sugar.CreditCreditTodd Heisler/The New York Times By Margot Sanger-Katz May 21, 2016 You may know there’s added sugar in your Coke or cookies. But did you know that it’s in your salad dressing, pasta sauce… Read More »