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15 02, 2018

Can people with diabetes eat sugar?

By |2018-02-15T10:29:02+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Dietary advice for people with diabetes has changed over the last few decades. The latest scientific advice from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes guidelines for diabetes support a moderate intake of ‘free sugars’ as part of a healthy balanced diet by stating that if desired and if blood glucose levels are satisfactory, [...]

15 02, 2018

Does sugar cause diabetes?

By |2018-02-15T10:28:11+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Sugar has not been established as a cause of diabetes. Obesity and lack of physical activity are reported to be the major risk factors of Type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes is characterized either by an inadequate production of the hormone insulin or an inability of the body to utilize the insulin that is available. The body [...]

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