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  • 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|
  • Myths of breakfast

The myths of breakfast (or the “most important” meal of the day)

The myths of breakfast (or the "most important" meal of the day) Our eating habits are subjected to damaging confusion in relation to the ample catalogue of myths hovering over them. Among the most widely heard are those referring to breakfast: Is this the most important meal of the day? Is it essential if [...]

By |22 June, 2016|Categories: Diabetes prevention, Nutrition|
  • Cook more eat better

Cook more to eat better

Cook more to eat better Every time we cook less. The progressive loss of culinary skills has worsened the quality of our diet and has increased the figures of obesity in the population. It has shown that cooking is a key tool for improving dietary habits and with them the prognosis of health. Few [...]

By |10 May, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|
  • Fruit healthy diet

The fruit (of discord) in a healthy diet

A decontextualised reading about some of the current trends in dietetic research casts a shadow of doubt over the eating of fruit. Are we doing the right thing by eliminating fruit from our diet just because it contains sugar? The answer is 'no', and I'll tell you why in this post. That we should [...]

By |8 April, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|
  • golden rules eat well

4 golden rules to eat healthy

4 golden rules to eat well As indicated in a previous article, the most up-to-date recommendations to eat healthily and prevent the risk of suffering from type 2 diabetes are very similar, if not identical, to those dietary recommendations offered to patients diagnosed with diabetes. To devise a dietary routine for main meals in [...]

By |22 March, 2016|Categories: 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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