5 Healthy Living Tips For People Who Have Diabetes

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1. Know Your Levels It sounds too basic, but when it comes to living well with diabetes, knowing and controlling your blood glucose levels is vital. Using your home glucose monitor frequently or wearing devices that your track your glucose and guarantee that the correct amount of insulin is released at the right time. It […]

5 diabetic diet foods to avoid

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Although no food is totally taboo, keep these five to a minimum. 1. Red meat Red meat has long been associated with type 2 diabetes. A 2011 Harvard University study found that people who increased their red-meat intake by 3½ servings per week had a nearly 50 percent higher risk of developing the disease. 2. […]

7 Foods to Eat to Beat Diabetes

Foods to Eat to Beat Diabetes

1. Whole Grains Not all carbs are bad. Foods made with whole grains, such as whole-wheat bread and brown rice, are sources of filling fiber (aiding weight loss, which can reduce your diabetes risk) and nutrients such as potassium, which helps the pancreas release insulin, the hormone that helps your cells use glucose for energy. […]

An expert debunked 9 of the biggest diabetes myths

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More than 4 million people in the UK have diabetes, but do we actually know what the condition is or why it developed? We asked Pav Kalsi, a senior clinical adviser at Diabetes UK, to clear up a few of the most common myths about the disease. 1. Diabetes is caused by an unhealthy diet. […]

The Perfect Hiking Equipment List

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With the summer fast approaching, people all over the UK are starting to identify activities that all the family can get involved with. Finding a suitable activity for all ages is a tough task, but hiking could be the answer! All you need are a few key items on your hiking equipment list. A fantastic […]

The ultimate Hiking Equipment List

Hiking Equipment List

  With the summer fast approaching, people all over the UK are starting to identify activities that all the family can get involved with.    A fantastic family day out, hiking (or trekking) provides fresh air, exercise, scenery and the opportunity to spend valuable time with the family.  It really can bring out the best […]

The Perfect Hiking Equipment List

With the summer fast approaching, people all over the UK are starting to identify activities that all the family can get involved with. Finding a suitable activity for all ages is a tough task, but hiking could be the answer! All you need are a few key items on your hiking equipment list.   A […]

Women’s Running Gear

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No matter what sport they are participating in, women want to be fashionable. For women who run, whether in a Marathon, a five-mile race or while training, they want to wear shorts and tank tops that look good. It isn’t of major importance that women’s running gear should impress the onlooker. What is important is […]

Bicycle Long Distance Ride Tips

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Before going on a long ride, make sure your bicycle is in good shape for the trip. You may want to do the preparation yourself. However, someone at a bike repair shop can do it for you. You should have the air pressure in the tyres checked along with any maintenance needed. When you pack […]