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Oral Health and type 2 diabetes

Bidirectional association between periodontitis and type 2 diabetes The recognition of the relationship of periodontal disease to general health, including type 2 diabetes, has revealed new perspectives regarding prevention and treatment.   It may sound strange, but beyond obesity there are other factors that are less well known for risk of type 2 diabetes. [...]

By |2 January, 2019|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Vegetarian diet lowers diabetes risk

Vegetarian diets lower diabetes risk

Vegetarian diets lower diabetes risk Diets with a wide presence of fresh veggies, legumes and whole grain offer an effective help for type 2 diabetes prevention and treatment It is impossible not to think about the relationship between two current issues: type 2 diabetes and vegetarianism or veganism. On the one hand, [...]

By |28 October, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Diabetes shortens life

Diabetes can dramatically shorten your life

Diabetes can dramatically shorten your life Diabetes is associated to an increase of 75% mortality rate in adults. Moreover, at the age of 60, it is estimated that, once diagnosed with diabetes, life expectancy may drop five years. By Juan Revenga Such is said in a recent article in The Lancet magazine titled: [...]

By |27 June, 2018|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Top Ten worries for type 2 diabetes

Top ten worries for type 2 diabetes

Top Ten worries for type 2 diabetes Despite nowadays type 2 diabetes knowledge, there is growing need of answers. Let see which ones are, in accordance with main parts involved: patients and family net, researchers and healthcare professionals. It seems that practical difficulties to implement specific measures for type 2 diabetes patients (overall [...]

By |22 November, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Meat consumption and type 2 diabetes

Meat consumption and its relationship with health and type 2 diabetes

Meat consumption and its relationship with health and type 2 diabetes Between carnivores and vegans there is a gray scale perfectly valid to meat consumption. Keep your eyes wide open. The most recent dietary recommendations are quite negative for meat lovers. It is highly recommended to limit its consumption, overall for red meat [...]

By |2 November, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Vending machines no healthy

If the vending machine hates you, hate it back!

If the vending machine hates you, hate it back! The presence of the so-called “vending machines” has grown exponentially in the last three decades. Nevertheless, despite its possibilities the inside content tends to be the unhealthiest stuff we may find. Vending machines usually gather in a small place many products with little nutritional [...]

By |3 October, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|
  • Food labeling

Guide to understanding food labeling

Guide to understanding food labeling Food labeling becomes a true jumble of ingredients, calories, grams, percentages and other data difficult to interpret. This post will provide you with tools to clarify its meaning. Nothing worse than having information and have no idea of how to understand it. In fact, it can drive us [...]

By |4 August, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Diabetes and food myths

Six diabetes and food Myths

Six diabetes and food Myths There are no environments such as health and diet where myths spread like wildfire. And in this area, slimming and diabetes stand out above. By Juan Revenga It is terrible. In a world driven by aesthetics, health is second. There is no way to understand the lack of [...]

By |18 July, 2017|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • 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|
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