What makes a meal Diabetes friendly?

What makes a meal Diabetes friendly?

What to Eat is an online Diabetes friendly meal plan that is partnered with Diabetes NSW and ACT. It takes the guess work out of knowing what to eat. It helps you achieve optimal weight. It offers people with pre-diabetes and other many obesity related diseases a 12 week program ...
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Everybody wants to avoid the chances of getting Alzheimer’s Dementia!

Everybody wants to avoid the chances of getting Alzheimer’s Dementia!

There are lots of theories about Alzheimer’s Dementia, including a link to Insulin Resistance… and some have even called Alzheimer’s Dementia, Type 3 Diabetes. As we age everyone wants to know how to protect themselves from this debilitating condition. Some remedies promoted suggest that eating turmeric and dark chocolate may ...
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How to make a change for the better! Be SMART!

How to make a change for the better! Be SMART!

Making a change is so very hard - good intentions don't always translate into action. Dr John talks about one way that we may achieve our health goals - whether they be to improve our fitness or to change our habits. Dr John recommends that you be SMART when setting ...
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When we try to change our lifestyle it always helps if there’s a friend to join us!

80% of the the things that make us sick as we age have a strong degree of preventability about them. Keeping more active, eating better and drinking less alcohol are mantras we all know. Yep, we all want to live healthier but good intentions don't always translate into action. A ...
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The new epidemic – ScreenTime, children and added weight!

90% of children over five now have regular access to the internet. Ipads, mobiles phones and Playstations combined with TV viewing increasingly occupies our children's time. Even if we put aside the content (and we shouldn't) there are studies from the US that show the unhealthy impacts of this increased ...
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Falls - prevention is the best remedy

Falls – prevention is the best remedy

Falls are the leading cause of injury as we grow older. It's important that we keep an eye on grandma's house and make sure it's set up to prevent falls. 26% of falls can be prevented by making some inexpensive changes to the home. Help clear up the clutter, remove ...
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Managing Osteoarthritis without drugs

In this segment from Health Matters Dr John and Kate Richards talk with Ann Ashford who has managed to control her Osteoarthritis without drugs or surgery. Ann achieved this in six months through weight loss. At 81kg she was almost crippled by pain and she was only able to walk ...
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Reduce the risk of a fall

Dr John is no spring chicken either but he knows that falls prevention works wonders in assisting older people. Listen in as Dr John explains how: For additional information read what Victoria's Better Health Channel has to say on the topic ...
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