LIQUID diets are often touted as a simple and effective way to lose weight - but at what cost? As ITV documentary Fast Fix explores the potential health benefits, we ask how they work and if they're safe. Here's the lowdown... How do liquid diets work? As their name suggests, liquid diets involve you getting most or all of your calories from drinks. They can vary in what they allow - with some banning milk-based products and others limited to purely fruit and vegetable drinks. Sometimes liquid diet plans are combined with snacks or a single food-based meal a day. The theory is that by dramatically cutting the amount of calories you consume, you lose weight quickly. However, they can cause your metabolism to slow down as your body tries to save energy, meaning they don't always work. The diets are usually used only for a limited amount of time, due to the lack of nutrients you consume during the day - meaning it can be difficult not to put the weight back on again. Can they help Type 2 … [Read more...] about How do liquid diets work, can they help Type 2 diabetes and are they safe for weight loss?
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TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms affect thousands of Brits – so ITV: The Fast Fix revealed how to prevent them. By Sophie Roberts / Published 14th June 2018 New research suggests that it could be possible to reverse type-2 diabetes symptoms in a matter of weeks.In a radical experiment, ITV challenged five patients to make some big changes to their lifestyles.The Fast Fix: Diabetes explored whether or not the group could alter their diagnosis in a month.So is it possible to do so? 13 hidden signs you could have type-2 diabetes Often hungry and thirsty? If you suffer from these 13 symptoms you should get tested for diabetes. 1 / 14 In the ITV show, doctors monitored the participants as they cut back on how much food they ate.For a month, the group survived on just 800 calories every day.They consumed four liquid meals a day in the form of 200 calorie diet shakes.While this is a very extreme approach to type-2 diabetes, there was a significant improvement in the group’s … [Read more...] about Type-2 diabetes CURE? Doctors reveal how to reverse symptoms in four weeks
DIABETES symptoms include excessive thirst, frequent urination and problems sleeping. You can help prevent type-2 diabetes and manage symptoms through diet. By Laura Mitchell / Published 11th June 2018 GETTY HEALTHY: You can precent and manage type-2 diabetes through diet This week is Diabetes Week, seven days dedicated to getting the nation talking about the common condition.Type 1 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high because your body can't make a hormone called insulin.About 10% of people with diabetes in the UK have Type 1 diabetes, while the remaining 90% have type-2. While most people with type-1 diabetes are born with it, type-2 can come on at any time.With type-2 diabetes, the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin or the body’s cells don't react to insulin.The hormone insulin – produced by the pancreas – is responsible for controlling the amount of glucose in the blood.It is estimated … [Read more...] about Type-2 diabetes diet: What to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner to stabilise blood sugar
A free information event is to be held in Sleaford to support people living with diabetes. Diabetes UK and South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which represents Sleaford area GPs, are holding the free information event on Wednesday June 6, from 9.30am to 4pm to support people living with, or affected by, Type 2 diabetes.It will be at Sleaford New Life Conference & Events Centre, on Mareham Lane, Sleaford. Experts will guide people through various aspects of diabetes and give them the tools and vital information needed to live well with the condition.On the day, information will be available about the care people should be receiving and what questions to ask health care professionals, as well as advice about managing a healthy diet from local dieticians, and how to look after feet from a podiatrist. There will also be up-to-date information on the raft of services available locally.In the UK there are now 4.6 million people living with diabetes, this includes … [Read more...] about Free information event for people living with Type 2 diabetes in Sleaford area
Diabetics could soon be treated with personalised diets based on cereals and whole grains, say scientists. Foods high in fibre boost gut bacteria that control blood sugar by breaking down carbohydrates. It could lead to better therapies for type 2 diabetes which affects more than 3.5 million Britons bringing to an end their strict drugs regime. It could also prevent the disease occurring. The number of diabetics is expected to rise to five million by 2025 because of the obesity crisis. The study found dramatic improvements in those who followed the eating plan – in less than three months. They also lost more weight and had healthier blood fat levels. Lead author Professor Liping Zhao, a microbiologist at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Jersey, said: “Our study lays the foundation and opens the possibility that fibres targeting this group of gut bacteria could eventually become a major part of your diet and your treatment.” Devastating problems Type 2 diabetes … [Read more...] about High fibre diet can treat type 2 diabetes