14 Simple Ways to Stop Eating Lots of Sugar

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Good read cleared up a bit for me and am going to start eating more fruit thought that you couldnt eat much with Diabetes but you can eat fresh fruit as the fiber in fresh fruit helps the absorption. Heading to Morrisons this week to fill up my fridge with fresh fruit!

Also low-fat foods often contain more sugar and calories than full-fat versions. It is often better to choose full-fat versions when you’re trying to reduce your sugar intake. But check on the labels first as this is not always the case. Sometimes in order to make this food low fat they can add a lot of unhealthy additives. To read more about this see the link below  ….fat-content-salt-and-sugar

Eating lots of sugar is a surefire way to raise your risk of many different diseases. This article provides several useful tricks to reduce your intake.

Source: 14 Simple Ways to Stop Eating Lots of Sugar

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Do Nutrient Deficiencies Cause Cravings?

Do you get food cravings? I do! And after reading this piece I am convinced that perhaps I need to start to look at what nutrients I may be deficient of as this could be something that sabotages my diet from time to time. Have a look at the link below and see if you think this happens to you.

Cravings are often viewed as the body’s way to correct nutrient deficiencies. Is this actually true? Find out what causes cravings and how to reduce them.

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Potatoes: Healthy or Unhealthy?

I absolutely love potatoes and find this one of the hardest to stay off in my bid to stick to a low carb diet. But do I have to? Interesting piece below explains the pros and cons of potatoes in your diet.

Potatoes are incredibly popular worldwide, but they’ve managed to stir up some controversy. Here’s a detailed look at potatoes and their health effects.

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14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Insulin Sensitivity

Great peace on helping your Diabetes Type 2

Note the piece includes advise about soluble fiber –

Soluble vs. Insoluble Fiber

There are 2 different types of fiber — soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, and preventing diseases.

  • Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is found in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, and some fruits and vegetables. It is also found in psyllium, a common fiber supplement. Some types of soluble fiber may help lower risk of heart disease.
  • Insoluble fiber is found in foods such as wheat bran, vegetables, and whole grains. It adds bulk to the stool and appears to help food pass more quickly through the stomach and intestines.

 

Improving your insulin sensitivity can reduce your risk of many diseases, including diabetes. Here are 14 natural ways to boost your insulin sensitivity.

Source: 14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Insulin Sensitivity