Diabetes diet and obesity

Artificial sweeteners may increase diabetes risk

Artificial sweeteners are widely used by the health-conscious and diabetics worldwide as an alternative to sugar, however, a new study indicates that they may actually increase glucose intolerance, therefore raising blood sugar levels.

Dishing up the facts on diabetes

The number of people developing diabetes is steadily increasing, but the good news is that certain lifestyle choices can dramatically decrease one’s risk of developing the most common type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes and diet - the basics

Diabetes mellitus is one of the so-called diseases of lifestyle that is starting to occur more and more frequently in South Africa.

Diabetes: 10 steps to eating well

The key to nutrition for diabetics is to eat a wide variety of foods and focus on balanced meals. Here are 10 simple guidelines to assist diabetics with healthy food choices.

Sugary drinks could fuel diabetes

New research results have confirmed once again that by having just one 350ml sugar-sweetened cold drink a day, you increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 20%.

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