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Carbohydrate Food Sources

What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main energy source for our body. During digestion they get broken down to glucose to provide energy for the cells of our body.    Carbohydrates can be: Complex  derived from plant sources and contain starch OR Simple  sugar, jam, honey     Which carbohydrates should I eat more of?

What’s the deal with the Mediterranean diet?

The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive

DIET 1

Eat Well Feel well A healthy eating plan for anyone is about BALANCE A balanced involves the type and the amount of food you eat to achieve a healthy weight, you will be healthier and feel better. Step 1: Choose foods that are low in Fat Eating foods that are high in fat contribute to

Joslin Nutrition Guidelines 

  A must read or Type 2 (the latest guide for type 2) but well worth a read by all:- Joslin Nutrition Guidelines. Please note that this a pdf file and you will have to follow the link below. It is well worth the effort. https://www.joslin.org/bin_from_cms/Nutrition_Guidelines-8.22.11%281%29.pdf

Gluten-free diet reduces risk of type 1 diabetes

Featured Research from universities, journals, and other organizations Gluten-free diet reduces risk of type 1 diabetes in mice Date: May 8, 2014 Source: University of Copenhagen Summary: New experiments on mice show that mouse mothers can protect their pups from developing type 1 diabetes by eating a gluten-free diet. According to preliminary studies by researchers,

Swop it

Here is an updated page to Swop it http://www.gisymbol.com/swap-it/ Need source files Swop For of ice-cream bowl of low-fat yoghurt with frozen berries Caesar salad garden salad cheese platter fresh fruit platter cream pie stewed fruit and custard creamy salad dressing lime juice and herbs or balsamic vinegar a ham and cheese toasty A multigrain

Diet 2

Instead of Try These Sausages, Bacon, Salami, Fatty meats Salmon,Tuna (not in oil) Try spring water,lean meat, Skinless chicken. Trim or pull off especially with chicken. See My omega-3 rich chicken) fat off meat before cooking. Fried Foods Grill,Bake,Steam, microwave, barbeque Use a non stick pan; use only a smear of olive oil, canola or

Diet 1

Eat Well Feel well A healthy eating plan for anyone is about BALANCE A balanced involves the type and the amount of food you eat to achieve a healthy weight, you will be healthier and feel better. Step 1: Choose foods that are low in Fat Eating foods that are high in fat contribute to