The Changing GI of Root Vegetables

Not many people are aware that certain root vegetables have a higher carbohydrate content than many of their green leafy friends, and convert quickly to sugar in your blood stream, therefore rising blood glucose levels 2 hours after eating. Hydration and heat can rise a foods glycaemic index (GI) which has a significant impact on…

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Practicing Self Care in Diabetes Management

  What are you doing today &/or what have you done to take care of yourself? Are you afraid to put yourself first? Why do you consider yourself not important enough to look after first? We are the only service within the Republic of Ireland which specializes in diabetes self management education, practicing client centered…

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Beware of Weight Loss Promises That Can Cause Damage to Your Diabetes Management

Where is the Soup Maker Now?  So its that time of the year again, when for the majority of people, all that commitment & enthusiasm for losing weight on January 1st has disappeared. The fancy new lunch box with 20 compartments is now under the car seat with empty bags of Taytos. The soup maker…

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Low GI Diet for Type 1 Diabetes

Low GI is not just for Type 2 Diabetes The Low GI (Glycaemic Index) Diet has been commonly associated with Type 2 Diabetes. Working for over 15 years in diabetes, I have found this to be one of the most effective diets for regulating blood sugars, losing weight and curbing cravings in Type 2 Diabetes….

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Cooking Well for Weight Loss

As part of the ‘Cooking Well’ Series of cookery courses, our next course is dedicated to healthy weight loss and will be held on Saturday, Jan 18th 2014 from 10am – 4pm in Convent House, Convent Avenue, Blackrock Cork. Healthy Weight Loss [pull_quote align=”left”] Also many people choose diets and recipes that use ingredients which…

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