Have Yourself A Mindful Merry Christmas

For many of us, the festive season around Christmas brings out our worst over-indulgent habits: we eat, drink and spend more than we would normally do, and regret it come to New Year when we step on those scales, or the credit card bill lands on the doormat. While it may not be desirable, or … Continue reading Have Yourself A Mindful Merry Christmas

What Drinks are Good and Bad for People with Diabetes?

Diabetes comes in two main forms: type 1 and type 2. Both result in high blood sugar levels if left untreated. Insulin, a hormone that helps our cells absorb glucose, is either non-existent or in short supply. A person with diabetes is unable to use insulin properly. This causes sugars to build up in the … Continue reading What Drinks are Good and Bad for People with Diabetes?

How Much Sugar Is In Your Food And Drink?

In our modern and fast-paced lives, it can be difficult to keep a healthy balance of nutrients in our food. Sugar is one of these nutrients, and the cells in our body would die without it. Consuming too much sugar, however, raises the risk of several problems, including poor dental health, obesity and type 2 … Continue reading How Much Sugar Is In Your Food And Drink?