Carbohydrates

Should you ditch carbs to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes?

2nd May 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Carbohydrates, Type 2 Diabetes, diabetes
Carbs have had a bad press recently. If you have type 2 diabetes in your family or if you have been told that you have “pre-diabetes” you could be forgiven for thinking that carbs and carbs alone are your number one enemy. So should you ditch carbs to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes?

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Facts about sugar

3rd February 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Carbohydrates, Fruit, added sugar, sugar
  We are constantly hearing that we eat too much sugar but people are confused. Here are some facts about sugar to help you make sense of it all. One: If you see any of these words on an ingredients list then you are looking at “added sugar.” Agave nectar Evaporated cane juice Malt syrup

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The carbohydrate conundrum

3rd November 2016 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Carbohydrates, insulin resistance, low carbohydrate, weight loss
Dietary carbohydrate is the source of almost religious fervour. I respect the passion but it’s a complex topic and arguments between professionals don’t help people who are trying to decide how to eat well. So here are my thoughts on the carbohydrate conundrum. I hope you will be able to use them to evaluate your

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Fuel for Racing and TrainingAs a dietitian and a runner I am all…

13th September 2016 / Sophie Medlin

Carbohydrates, Nutrition, carbs, dietitian, fitfam, fitness, fitspo, halfmarathon, marathon, running
Fuel for Racing and TrainingAs a dietitian and a runner I am all about optimising performance or training outcomes through fuel so I thought I’d share my insights! If you’re an experienced runner you will know how much more enjoyable a run is when you’re well fueled and properly hydrated. Getting your fuel right for your

Carbohydrates for Weight LossFriend or Foe?So we’ve heard a lot…

17th July 2016 / Sophie Medlin

Carbohydrates, Foodporn, Nutrition, carb, dietitian, food, healthy, lean, lowcarb, science, weight loss
Carbohydrates for Weight LossFriend or Foe?So we’ve heard a lot about carbs in the press lately and I thought I’d offer my scientifically balanced view on the subject rather than the opinion based nutritional science that is usually spouted online or in magazines. It’s long…because it is a complex picture, stay with me… The Science Bit
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