Tag Archives: "diet"

New study says sweeteners increase the risk of stroke. A review

A new study published in the Stroke journal has linked the intake of artificial sweeteners with an increase in the incidence of stroke. Historically, sweeteners have been recommended as a risk free replacement for sugar. Patients with diabetes are perh …

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Type 2 diabetes remission diet – An off the record discussion on the pros and cons

Since originally blogging on the type 2 diabetes remission a while back (find it here) I’ve been getting many more enquiries about this. This is in no small part to the media coverage on the diet.  It makes sense really. If you were diagnosed with type …

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Cancer Awareness Day – 4 February 2019

  5 Dietwise Tips for preventing Cancer 1. Keep to a healthy weight It is not clear why, but people who carry extra weight are more likely to suffer a cancer that those who are in a healthier weight range.  Make sure you eat well and exercise regularly …

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Can diabetes supplements improve blood glucose levels?

Can diabetes supplements be the key to controlling blood glucose levels?  About a year ago I was teaching type 2 diabetes education to a group of patients. One of the attendees swore blind that adding a cinnamon supplement to his diet improved his gluc …

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Do Keto Diets Work

Do Keto Diets Work?? Ketogenic (or keto diet) diets are one of the latest dietary trends to sweep the diet market. The idea is you reduce your carbohydrate intake to below 50g per day allowing your body to shift mostly to fat as it’s primary energy sou …

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Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

This weeks blog is all about intermittent fasting. It’s been a hot topic for a number of years now but rarely see a balanced argument discussed. Therefore, I looked into the proposed benefits for you to help put the science back into nutrition. What is …

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Diets for lowering Glucose Levels? Is the media failing you?

Diets for lowering glucose levels. Is the media failing you? There’s been a lot of media coverage in recent times about diets for lowering glucose levels in type 2 diabetes. People are asking questions of the NHS and dietitians as to why we aren’t pres …

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An interview with Dietwise

A  video that outlines some  of the work Dietwise does!   This video was shot in April by a student at Middlesbrough University and had been completely forgotten until I stumbled across it on u tube!  It gives details the details of a newish course – H …

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Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Lunch boxes ideas and recipes to help get kids off on a healthy new school year!  Free download here Dietwise has been working with local schools recently and listened to parents and the pressures they feel when it comes to providing healthy school lun …

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Dietwise on TV

Dawn shows families in Durham how cooking can be healthy and inexpensive Dawn at Dietwise finished a 6 week programme in Gilesgate primary school with a TV report on some of the work done.  It was a great chance to help local families with plenty of en …

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