I think that people suffering from diabetes, can right away give an answer to this question without even thinking about it. Nevertheless, see this information as a reminder. First of all, why would you care about the glycemic index (GI)? You might be surprized, but many nutritious foods (like potatoes, white rice, pumpkin, beets, watermelon, […]

A ketogenic diet (a very-low-carbohydrate, modest in protein, and high in fat diet) seems to promote our health and fight various chronic diseases, including overweight, diabetes and liver disease. It shows noticable improvements in symptoms in the short run, but does it maintain all health benefits if followed for a long time?

Diabetes type I is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no hormone insulin, that keeps your blood sugar at the right level. This disease can be controlled through appropriate medication and diet. That is why people with diabetes type I are living longer than before. On the other hand, living longer […]

What can you do to reduce the risk of developing dementia? The general advice is: eating healthy, keeping active, reducing alcohol intake and stopping smoking. But what about people with an increased risk for dementia, such as people with diabetes type II? Will this general advice be enough to keep them away from this devastating […]

If you have a normal weight (BMI: 18.5 to 24.9) in your 30s, don’t be afraid to gain a few extra pounds in your 50s. According to a recent study, it may help you live longer.

What do you do if your sleep was disrupted several times during the night? Most probably, first thing in the morning you’ll grab a cup of coffee to wake up and stay alert. It seems to be the best remedy in this situation. But did you know that a cup of coffee before breakfast is […]