Are you too busy to see a dietitian? Have your got a referral from your doctor but your working hours do not permit you to get away? Well, now we have an online dietetics program which allows you to see your dietitian in the comfort of your office or living-room. For bookings for appointments please […]
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Find out how to stop sugar cravings. Are there times when you find yourself violently craving sugar? When you start eating a jelly bean, you cannot stop until the whole packet is demolished? If that is you, you have a sugar addiction. As a dietitian, I can assure you that this addiction is not unlike […]
This article is about powerful anti-aging foods that should be consumed daily as part of a healthy diet. Diabetics are particularly encouraged to tuck into them to arrest the aging process caused by glycation and consequent formation of Advance Glycated Endproducts (AGEs). As the name implies, AGEs literally ages you prematurely!
This article is to demystify the commonly prescribed drugs for diabetics. The 5 main classes of drugs can be divided into the following categories:
5. Alpha glucosidase inhibitor
Large prospective studies have linked alcohol consumption with lower risk of metabolic syndrome particularly heart disease and type 2 diabetes (also known as mature onset diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitis). Mechanisms underlying this marvelous protective effect are unclear but it has been suggested that alcohol could raise good blood fats (HDL-cholesterol), thin the blood […]