Food Myths for People with Diabetes

Food Myths for People with Diabetes

Posted on October 20, 2016 with 0 comments

Dixita, Certified Diabetes Educator, and trained nutritionist at Advanced Diabetes Centre busts common food myths for people with diabetes: Myth: People with diabetes must follow a strict diet Reality: People with diabetes can eat the same food that rest of their family members eat. Nutrition guidelines recommended for people with diabetes have been quite flexible […]

Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Posted on October 10, 2016 with 0 comments

Recently published in The Lancet, results from Global Burden of Diseases 2015 reveal that heart attacks, lung obstruction, strokes along with diabetes and chronic kidney disease are the top 5 causes of death in India. Together these causes account for more than 1/3rd of deaths in the country. According to this report, between 2005 and […]

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Hunger scale – Coping with your hunger pangs

Posted on September 25, 2016 with 0 comments

Watching what you eat and controlling your body weight is essential for people living with diabetes. But when people are trying to control their weight, they often complain that they ‘always feel hungry’! Through our customized diet plans, we often advise people with diabetes often are advised to eat their meals around the same time […]

Artificial Sweetners

Artificial Sweeteners

Posted on September 19, 2016 with 0 comments

All around us, we see a big fad about ‘sugar-free’ foods. But next time you get tempted to buy these so-called healthy options please note that although ‘sugar-free’ they do not necessarily mean carbohydrate-free or calorie-free! Except for some sugar substitutes, many of them do add calories and more importantly, the carbohydrates – the biggest worry […]

Carbs Counting in every Meal

Carbohydrates Part 2 – Know your meal plan

Posted on August 30, 2016 with 0 comments

After having understood the importance of carbohydrate counting, now we shall discuss how exactly one can use this method in practice. To simplify it, let us discuss it stepwise. Step 1: Meal plan The first step is to get a customized meal plan from an expert dietitian. With the meal plan you can know the […]

carbohydrates to eat

Carbohydrates Part 1 – How much should I be eating in a day?

Posted on August 29, 2016 with 0 comments

Carbohydrate-containing foods have the maximum impact on blood sugar levels compared to foods containing protein or fat. This 2-part article series will help you understand the importance of controlling the amount of carbohydrate in your meal, how to actually calculate the amount of carb in your meal and achieve a better control on your blood […]