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carbohydrates

Diabetes
January 13, 2020

Which vegetables are best for diabetes?

When you’re planning your diabetes diet, you need to pick the right foods to keep your blood glucose stable.
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Food & nutrition
August 10, 2018

Which type of rice is the healthiest?

Today, rice competes with trendy gluten-free grains like quinoa and amaranth. But let’s face it, nothing beats a steaming plate of fluffy rice as a side or main dish. What makes this humble grain even better, is that there’s a variety of different rice to suit any taste and dietary need. Let’s take a look to see which rice you should be plating up. Brown rice This hearty, nutty-flavoured rice boasts many nutritional benefits because it contains germ and bran layers. These layers hold important nutrients like Vitamin B, magnesium and phosphorus that help build healthy bones. There’s also about…
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Food & nutrition
February 3, 2014

What we’re reading: Tim Noakes, The Real Meal Revolution

For most people, the notion of eating fat to lose weight is completely foreign – and let’s face it, hard to believe. How does it work, and how does it contribute to weight loss? Tim Noakes’ new book, The Real Meal Revolution, answers these questions and more. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
November 28, 2013

3 Foods to avoid before training

If you work out regularly and are following (or trying to follow) a strict diet, you’ll know which foods you should be eating before working out, and these will probably include: low fat, low fibre and moderate carbohydrate foods. You know, the right balance to help energise your workout and enable you to push that extra mile. But what about foods you should avoid before training? Reaching for the wrong snack pre-workout could leave you running for the toilet, or reaching for a pack of antacids – both of which are more than likely going to cut your workout short.…
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