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, fibre and vitamin E and a host of other nutrients. As part of a healthy … [Read more...] about Reason for people with diabetes to go nuts for nuts
Cinnamon is a popular spice, promoted for its ability to control blood sugar levels in diabetes. Clinical trials using cinnamon in diabetes though have mostly been small in number and haven’t always shown a positive benefit. With more clinical trials recently published, a new scientific review is painting a more positive picture of how this humble spice could have a role to … [Read more...] about Spicing up diabetes treatment with cinnamon
Use of the popular sports supplement creatine has shown promise in a small-scale clinical trial in helping people with diabetes get their blood sugar under control.Creatine is a popular nutritional supplement widely used across many sports. Creatine occurs naturally in the body, and is found mostly in muscle tissue. Creatine is a normal part of the foods we eat, but meat, … [Read more...] about Creatine loading shows promise in diabetes
Vitamin D is attracting more than its fair share of attention in both the scientific and public spotlight. Long known for its role in keeping bones healthy, there is a growing list of health benefits being linked to this so called 'sunshine vitamin'. The list of disease candidates is long and includes diabetes, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, obesity, autoimmune … [Read more...] about Is it time to shine for vitamin D?