Diabetes

Should We Ban 'Cake Culture'?

Jan 23, 2017

Janet in accounts is turning 40 and you know what that means…cake for everyone! Yes, surely we all look forward to birthdays in the office but some grinches are calling for coffee culture to be banned... and that’s enough to make us choke on our...

Study: Diet Soft Drinks Don't Aid Weight Loss

Dec 26, 2016

Soft drink manufacturers have been claiming for decades that diet soft drinks can help us lose weight, but a landmark paper has shown that there is zero (pun intended) evidence sugar-free fizzy drinks help at all with dropping kilos. Even worse, they...

Cutting Back on Added Sugars

Aug 22, 2016

Watching the sugar in your diet is the new health trend, but is it just a trend or is there some truth behind it?  Research shows that regulating the sugar you have in your diet can help you to control certain health issues such as heart disease, obesity, dental...

Can You Eat Too Much Fruit?

Mar 11, 2016

The other day, I met a woman who eats four oranges for lunch. She's following a strict vegan diet (and was on a fruit fast), but I wondered if it's a healthy way to eat. So the question is – is it healthy to eat a lot of fruit? And how much is too...

Can Efficient Detoxing Make Chronic Illnesses Disappear?

Sep 17, 2015

In my work as a health practitioner I have repeatedly seen people recover from their chronic illnesses after efficient detoxing with New Homeopathy (Symbol Healing after Erich Koerbler, who was an Austrian Scientist). In many cases the patients were...

A Well Balanced Diabetic Diet

Feb 05, 2015

If you have diabetes, eating a well balance meal is essential. Eating a well balanced diet from all the food groups is important if you have type 2 diabetes.  The food groups include healthy fats, grains, lean meat, fish, poultry, fruits, vegetables...

The Best Diet for Cutting Cholesterol

Dec 05, 2014

You can find dozens of low-cholesterol diets online and in bookstores. Reading and trying them all can be confusing and even counter-productive. Read between the lines, though, and you'll discover they all have some things in common. If you're looking...

Diabetes and Your Eating Habits: What You Need to Know

Oct 20, 2014

Here's an alarming new statistic – poor nutrition puts one-third of children on the path to diabetes. But it's not just kids who can develop diabetes from their diet; adults can too. Why is there such a strong link between diet and diabetes? And...

How Toxic is Sugar?

Aug 27, 2014

Our love affair with sweet foods has taken a turn for the worse. As we walk down the grocery isle, our eyes cast over the simplest products, those products with health written all over it. However, as research develops into the harmful ways of sugar, the...

Get Involved with National Diabetes Week 2014

Jul 09, 2014

It's National Diabetes Week from 13 to 19 July. And this year, Diabetes Australia is unveiling a new prevention campaign. What is the 2014 National Diabetes Campaign? The diabetes campaign will this year focus on encouraging all Australians to check...

What Natural Therapies for Diabetes?

Jan 10, 2014

Recent research has found that type 2 diabetes is largely preventable – or at least delayed – through lifestyle improvements. Leading a healthy life is crucial to keeping diabetes at bay. But what other natural therapies can be useful in either preventing, delaying...

What is Maltitol?

Dec 04, 2013

If you’ve ditched sugar – or are considering it – you may be wondering what to use in its place. There are oodles of sugar alternatives out there, with some being heralded as healthier than others. Maltitol is one such sugar substitute. But what...

4 Great Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

Jul 12, 2013

I've ditched milk chocolate and gone dark. Since I was never going to give up the sweet stuff, it seemed smart to swap it for a less sugary and more nutritious variety. Dark chocolate has a lot going for it and in this article we share 4 great reasons...

5 Popular Alternatives to Sugar

Nov 08, 2012

A recent NT Pages article, "Should Sugar Be Regulated?" looks at studies that suggest sugar should be regulated in the same way tobacco products are. As scientific studies raise the alarm about sugar, increasing numbers of consumers are looking for...

Trending: I Quit Sugar

Oct 02, 2012

You may have noticed the anti-sugar movement gaining a lot of press lately. It seems everyone is ditching sugar and turning to sugar-free goodies to get their sweet fix. In this article, we explore the no-sugar movement and why it’s becoming so popular.

How Much Artificially Sweetened Food Do We Eat?

Apr 30, 2012

As people switch on to the negative effects of too much sugar, they turn to artificial sweeteners to fill their sweet craving. Food manufacturers seek to substitute sugar with artificial sweeteners. As consumers, we can see the rise in this trend by...

Diabetes and Diet: The Connection

Apr 05, 2012

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which there is elevated blood glucose levels and altered energy metabolism.  This is due to insulin not being produced in the body effectively or may be defective in its responses.  The two type of diabetes are: Diabetes...

Should Sugar Be Regulated?

Mar 12, 2012

To suggest that sugar should be regulated in the same way that alcohol and tobacco are regulated sounds like a radical proposal. However, many concerned scientists are suggesting exactly that. Is it just a case of "Big Brother" telling us what to do...

Guide to Going Off Sugar

Feb 24, 2012

As we scamper our way to the corner bakery, one question is on our minds, will it be a warm chocolate croissant or will it be a sweet apple danish? Mmmm…that is the question. Our heart races at the thought, we feel a hit of adrenaline, could it be...

Choosing and Using Stevia

Jan 24, 2012

Stevia is a plant that comes from South America. It has many medicinal purposes, however, it is best known for its use as a sweetener without the calories.  Stevia is becoming popular as an alternative to artificial sweeteners and sugars. For those...

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