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Tag Archive 'Glycaemic Load'

Last year, the Cochrane Collaboration review revealed that low glycaemic index diets assisted people to lose an extra 1.1kg of fat over 3 to 6 months. Think about it, this is like losing “2 good-sized tubs of margarine” of fat from your body! Find out more about how to do that here!

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This article is about lifestyle medicine and its role in mainstream medicine in the prevention of chronic degenerative disease like hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancers and dyslipidaemia.

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Polycystic Ovarian Disease

The underlying cause of Polycystic Ovarian Disease is insulin resistance. This is a condition in which the body resists the action of the hormone insulin (this hormone is produced by the pancreas which resides near the stomach). Did you know that PCOS afflicts one in four women in developed nations?  This article is about PCOS […]

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In 2001, an anticancer drug hailed ‘a miracle’ was approved by the Food and Drug Administration Department (FDA). This drug is called Gleevec. Gleevec seems to be able to arrest the formation of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) needed for cancer cell growth. Did you know that herbs and spices rich in fatty acids of the […]

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

It is almost summer time. Lots of delicious fruits are in season. At this time of the year, the shops are full of tropical fruits. Many diabetics erroneously think that they should avoid tropical fruits as they will raise their blood sugar levels. Well this is not true.

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