Juan Revenga Frauca

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Juan Revenga Frauca

About Juan Revenga Frauca

I am Dietician-Nutritionist and Biologist from the University of Navarra and I practice the profession of dietician-nutritionist and as professor at San Jorge University. I am also a collaborator in different media in the fields of nutrition, food and health . I am member of the Spanish Foundation for Dietitians and Nutritionists (FEDN), and part of both its Scientific Committee and its Technical Advisory Committee. I have been president and founder of the Professional College of Aragon D-N (CPDNA). I am an active user of social media. You can follow me on twitter (@juan_revenga) or Facebook.
  • cardiovascular disease and diabetes

Cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes When it comes to establish an association between cardiovascular risk and type 2 diabetes, scientific evidence is conclusive. Both, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes already have epidemic dimension and are among the main causes of death. If you have type 2 diabetes your body does [...]

By |22 June, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • Prevention intervention diabetes ADA report

New standards in prevention and treatment of diabetes

New standards in prevention and treatment of diabetes Stuff goes fast around diabetes. Thus, it is not surprising that each year the American Diabetes Association (ADA) updated its Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (2017) to provide the best advice based on the most recent evidence. As usual, the document includes several sections like: [...]

By |15 May, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention|
  • There is no one diet for diabetes

There is no one diet for diabetes, there are dozens

There is not standard meal plan for people with diabetes, there are dozens Last week I had the privilege of being invited to the XXVIII National Congress of the Spanish Society of Diabetes (SED) with Pablo Zumaquero, a fellow dietitian-nutritionist. We were invited to lead a workshop entitled “Low-fat diets or low-carbohydrate diets?” [...]

By |21 April, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes

Sweeteners, Obesity and Diabetes (II): Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes

Sweeteners, Obesity and Diabetes (II): Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes As we said in the previous post beyond the possible explanations and results that offer doubts about the suitability of sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, other studies have recently been published that directly relate its extensive use with type 2 diabetes in this [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • sweeteners, obesity and diabetes

Sweeteners, obesity and diabetes (i): the siege narrows

Sweeteners, obesity and diabetes (i): the siege narrows It has been long time ago that sweeteners have postulated as a healthy option instead of sugar. However, up to date, a growing corpse of evidence points that far from an innocuous substitute sweeteners could be rather harmful. Our biology has an instinctive, atavistic, tendency [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • + healthy fats reduce risk diabetes

More healthy fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce type 2 diabetes risk

More healthy fats and fewer carbohydrates to reduce type 2 diabetes risk Including more unsaturated fats, shifting consumption of saturated fats and carbohydrates in the diet helps to reduce blood sugar and insulin levels, also contribute to prevent type 2 diabetes and helps its treatment. The worldwide number of people suffering from type 2 [...]

By |8 March, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Healthy eating, Nutrition|
  • It´s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot)

It’s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot)

It´s not just what we eat, beverages also count (a lot) Let´s be honest, we don´t usually pay attention to beverages. We are too focused on the food we eat, so much that when it comes to beverages we think it is not part of our diet. That´s a mistake, a big mistake. [...]

By |12 December, 2016|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Live as a diabetic

Food self- management to prevent type 2 diabetes risk

Food self- management to prevent type 2 diabetes risk There is considerable scope to prevent diabetes. This is a fact, you are the main actor involved. Your lifestyle and therefore, your decisions only you can make, are decisive to reduce in large measure the risk of suffering from diabetes type 2. Your diet it is one of [...]

By |8 March, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|
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Findrisc: eight questions to know my risk for type 2 diabetes

Findrisc: eight questions to know my risk for type 2 diabetes In most cases, each person has the possibility to get rid of the risk of type 2 diabetes, or at least an important delay its debut. There are burning issues that help us focus on this risk in order to be warned and be [...]

By |29 February, 2016|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|Tags: |
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