Grocery shopping for the festive season

The Festive season is upon us… Shops decorated with Christmas decorations and carols playing in the background to Christmas memes stating 6 weeks till Christmas. The year is slowly winding down with everyone getting ready for the holidays. It is always a time of family, fun and food. But instead of picking up an extra
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SWEETENERS… WHICH ONES SHOULD I USE IF I HAVE DIABETES?

The need for sweetness is said to be innate, however people differ in their preference for sweetness as well as how sweetness is perceived1. Today however, most of us are consuming way too much added sugar, especially “hidden” in foods such as sauces, sugar sweetened foods and beverages2. The WHO (2018) recommends that adults and
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What is the Best Diet for People Living with Diabetes?

What we eat affects our blood sugar levels. There is strong evidence that interventions focusing on dietary change are beneficial in managing diabetes. It is common knowledge that weight loss and a reduced total calorie intake, are fundamental in helping to control blood glucose. The question that is often asked is in what proportions the
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