Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

Diabetes and Food – A Fine Balance

Some nights ago, I ate an entire hot jam donut at the movies without feeling guilty and I was proud of myself.  Continue reading “Diabetes and Food – A Fine Balance”

Dear Healthcare Professionals, My Diabetes Inklings

International No Diet Day – May 6th

Today is International No Diet Day – a day to raise awareness for positive body image and the pitfalls of fad diets popularised by celebrities, media and the weight loss industries. Being a dietitian, I am often asked my opinion on a variety of diets; from diets specific to a person’s blood type to liquid detox diets. Many ‘diets’ that exist often demonise certain food groups or follow a set of ridiculous rules (remember the straw diet?). So why are we so easily suckered into these?

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