How does diabetes affect your health?

How does diabetes affect your health?

What is diabetes? The technical bit Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, where the body is unable to produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is required to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. The human body has to maintain its blood...
Meal shakes and protein powders

Meal shakes and protein powders

Shakes – can they help with weight loss? Tricky meal planning Meal planning, as part of a slimming or ongoing weight management programme, which ensures that you are receiving optimal nutrition and a broad spectrum of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients every...
Healthy blood sugar levels

Healthy blood sugar levels

What is your blood sugar level? A person’s blood sugar level (also known as serum glucose level or plasma glucose level) is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in their blood at any given time. Why is glucose important? Glucose (also known as dextrose) is a simple...
Healthy diet for a healthy mind and body

Healthy diet for a healthy mind and body

Some of the many potential benefits of eating a well-balanced, wholesome and nutritious diet include greater longevity and better overall health and fitness. By taking the few easy steps in this blog post, you can be in great shape in no time! Green leafy vegetables...