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Low Carb High Fiber Cheesy Crackers

So, can I be frank with you? Getting enough fiber in a low carb keto diet can prove to be a bit challenging at times. Sure, there are supplements you can take to ensure your fiber levels are high enough, but why? If I’m given the option of taking a fiber supplement or a a…

Dr Claude Lardinois: Albumin’s important role in detecting heart and kidney disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: Albumin’s important role in detecting heart and kidney disease

In part two of Dr Lardinois’ interview for Diabetes in Control we learn more often overlooked points regarding albumin.   The Role of Albumin in Heart Disease October 29th, 2016 In part 2 of this exclusive interview from AACE 2016, Dr. Claude Lardinois discusses why albumin is a driver of cardiovascular disease. Steve Freed: I woke up with … Continue reading

Coconut oil can reduce mouth infections
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Coconut oil can reduce mouth infections

Researchers in the Athlone Institute of Technology in Dublin Ireland have been researching the effects on coconut oil on oral health. They have found that coconut oil kills most bacteria in the mouth and importantly the ones that cause tooth decay. The oil is also effective against Candida Albicans that causes thrush. The team think … Continue reading

Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease

This is a two part interview with Professor of Internal Medicine Dr Claude Lardinois given to Diabetes in Control. We learn new things from him that are not emphasised enough  in the medical community. Continued smoking is THE factor that causes the most amputations in diabetics. Feet should be examined EVERY time a diabetic sees … Continue reading

Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style
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Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Rome | jovinacooksitalian   Roman-Style Braised Oxtail Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds oxtail, cut into 2-inch sections 1 tablespoon salt 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1/2 carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 1/2 cup red wine 28 ounces Italian … Continue reading