Tag: "oxidative stress"

Linseeds Cut Diabetes And Heart Disease Risks

| May 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

New research has shown that including linseeds in your diet could help to reduce insulin resistance and lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This small study involved 25 overweight or obese men and post-menopausal women. The results showed that taking just 13 grams (roughly a tablespoonful) of ground linseeds daily for 12 weeks […]

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Pumpkins: A Great Food To Fight Diabetes

| October 31, 2012 | Comments (1)

At this time of the year, children are excitedly preparing for Halloween and part of the fun is to carve pumpkins into a scary lanterns. But don’t throw away all that orange pumpkin flesh, because it could help you to avoid or better manage diabetes. A portion of pumpkin has a low glycaemic load (GL), […]

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How Obesity Causes Type 2 Diabetes

| April 10, 2012 | Comments (2)

If you have been following my blog posts over the last three months, you will know that type 2 diabetes is a condition that involves impaired glucose metabolism. That is why it is so important to keep your blood sugar level under control, in particular by avoiding those “high glycaemic load” foods that cause rapid […]

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