Susan Pierce Thompson: How to be happy, thin and free
Food / Guest posts / health / weight loss

Susan Pierce Thompson: How to be happy, thin and free

This March, Susan’s first book, Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free, arrived in bookstores. Here’s what she had to say: Susan, in Bright Line Eating, you argue that the reason so many people struggle with their weight is that the human brain blocks weight loss. How so? The human brain was … Continue reading

Sheri Colberg: Things that can unbalance your blood sugars
Guest posts / health / Living with diabetes

Sheri Colberg: Things that can unbalance your blood sugars

Physical Activity Is Only One Part of the Equation February 4th, 2017   By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.   Although a single bout of exercise usually improves insulin action for 2 to 72 hours afterward, the effect also depends on how much you eat before, during, and after working out, how you manage your diabetes medications … Continue reading

What’s new in the prevention of the microvascular complications of diabetes?
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What’s new in the prevention of the microvascular complications of diabetes?

Apart from blood sugar control what’s new in the prevention of the microvascular complications of diabetes?   Retinopathy At diagnosis, 10.5% of type two diabetics already have retinopathy. New research has shown that severe proliferative diabetic neuropathy can be predicted by measuring the size of retinal blood vessels, but this is still being developed in … Continue reading

Planning a pregnancy: the importance of getting slim before you get started
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Planning a pregnancy: the importance of getting slim before you get started

In Europe the World Health Organisation estimate that more than 50% of men and women are overweight or obese and 23% of women are obese. In a pregnant woman obesity raises her chances of gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia. She is also more likely to get metabolic syndrome and type two diabetes later in life. The … Continue reading

Fit to serve: Chocolate coconut cupcakes (nut free)
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Fit to serve: Chocolate coconut cupcakes (nut free)

WordPress.com Low Carb Nut-Free Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes by fittoservegroup How about I share with you a low carb treat made with coconut flour? I often get asked if I could create more low carb recipes using coconut flour. Nut allergies can be extremely serious and so it’s been a goal of mine to incorporate more nut-free … Continue reading