Showing posts from May, 2020

How to reduce Fructose in your daily intake if needed (due to intolerance or restrictions for instance) and fruit naturally high and low in fructose

Fructose could be found in a variety of products in an elevated amount as a syrup or simple sugar for example WHY COULD BE UNHEALTHY? Keeping in my mind that the dose is making the difference, we are not talking about fruits and veggies which the amount could be included in a healthy diet. A high amount of this can increase extra fat disposition and insulin resistance. Another important note is the level of satiety which is low, it basically means that you need more of these kind of product to fill full and satisfied which also means a bigger portion/calories FOOD HIGH IN FRUCTOSE: LOW FAT YOGURT   (always check the label because some brands are claiming a low fat product without mentioning a higher amount of sugars/fructose) DRESSING ( like Ketchup and Mayonneise ) FLAVOURED OR SWEETENED MILK CANNED FRUIT FIZZY DRINKS  JUICE As you can notice once again reading label is important to be aware about the content and the amount of

Diabetes type 3 and NHS Diabetes prevention programme

Prevention it's always better than any future treatment Working in the NHS Diabetes prevention programme   made me realise how important it is to always look in a long term perspective to avoid any further complications Doesn't matter if you are feeling young and invincible right now or have you just been diagnosed with Diabetes (even borderline) The point is that an "investment" made on yourself to get healthier will be paid off with many interests in the future and the only person to benefit from this is yourself  You might have heard already about: Diabetes type 1: It happens when the body can't produce enough insulin  Diabetes type 2 : The body develops insulin resistence or is not produced enough  But maybe you didn't hear about: Diabetes type 3 : An insulin resistance that could trigger Alzheimer's disease , because of the complications from the chemical imbalances (to not be confused with type 3c) PRACTICAL ADVICE: