Prevent Type 2 diabetes by eating fruits, skip the juice though

          Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found out through their study that eating fruits especially blueberries, grapes and apples lowers one person’s risk of acquiring diabetes while ironically, drinking fruit juices increase the risk.         Recently published in the British Medical Journal, the study claims to be the pioneer research to check the effect of individual whole fruits to those who can possible acquire type 2 diabetes. Qi Sun, the study’s senior author, acknowledges that eating fruits among other types of food has always been a recommended measure to those Continue Reading →

Prevent Diabetes with Low Carb Diet or Mediterranean Diet

          A new study suggests that a low carbohydrate diet as well as Mediterranean-style eating habits can significantly reduce the risk of diabetes for a person.           In the study, it was revealed that a diet consisting mainly of fruits, vegetables, and olive oil effectively limiting a person’s intake of sugar, fats and carbs can decrease a person’s chance of acquiring Type 2 diabetes by a fifth. Type 2 diabetes is the form of diabetes that is often caused by bad diet and unhealthy lifestyle. Type 1 diabetes, on the other hand, Continue Reading →

New study suggest walking can do a lot in preventing diabetes

          Working out and following a fitness regimen is a sure way to improve your health and prevent yourself from acquiring diabetes. But working out is something that’s easier said than done. For one, gym fees can cost a lot especially if you’re raising kids. Second, going to the gym consumes a lot of time- time which you could use for your kids or for your career. For people who can relate to that, you’ll be hearing something great today. Read below and find out how a small thing like just walking can do a lot in Continue Reading →

Latest trials for diabetes wonder drug a success

A new drug intended to block the development of the most acute form of diabetes in its early onset has been classified as a success if recent trials are to be made as basis. Dubbed as a diabetes wonder drug, the findings on the trials have a lot of implications. The drug works by stimulating the body to continue producing insulin which can cease the further development of type 1 diabetes. The latest trials involving this revolutionary drug reported a 50% success rate as it showed that the drug has prevented the destruction of insulin-producing cells in 1 out of Continue Reading →

Diabetic-friendly recipe: Blackened salmon with corn salsa

1 tbs sweet paprika 1 tsp ground oregano 1 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp ground white pepper 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Pinch of cayenne pepper 4 (about 200g each) salmon fillets, halved crossways 1 tbs olive oil Corn salsa 2 corn cobs, husks and silks removed 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 green capsicum, deseeded, finely chopped 2 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 3 tsp fresh lemon juice DIRECTIONS 1. To make the corn salsa, use a sharp knife to cut lengthways down the cobs to remove the kernels. Cook corn in a small saucepan of salted boiling water for Continue Reading →