Using an algorithm based on a person’s gut microbiome can more accurately predict spiked in blood glucose after a meal compared to a model based on the kilojoule or carbohydrate content of the food.
Healthy eating guidelines strongly feature plant-based foods at their core for good reasons. Now research has found that following a mostly plant-based diet is linked to a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Plant-based foods are consistently linked with good health. But not all plant-based foods could be considered healthy – sugar being a shining […]
The Paleo diet is today’s hottest dietary trend. It’s all about eating primal to mirror our cavemen ancestors as a way to optimal health. Like any popular fad, there is both truth and fiction to the claims made about the diet, but amongst all the noise, there could be some merit in trying the Paleo […]
Diabetes is a major public health problem. Each day, 280 Australians will be diagnosed with diabetes with the total number of people in this country with either diabetes or a condition of pre-diabetes standing now at a staggering 3.2 million. Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common form of diabetes and is leading […]
Including almonds as a regular part of meals or as a snack has many health benefits for people at risk of diabetes. Nuts are a healthy addition to any diet. Even though nuts are high in fat, most of this is the healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated types. Nuts are also a good source of protein, […]