Saturday, Feb 04, 2023

blood sugar


This is why you need to keep a strict tab on your 'liquid calorie' consumption

January 16, 2023 5:03 pm

"We don’t often think of them as adding to our daily calorie intake, but they do make an impact when consumed regularly," nutritionist Lovneet Batra wrote on Instagram

Diabetics, you may want to try this jackfruit ladoo (it won't spike your insulin levels)

December 08, 2022 10:47 am

Jackfruit or kathal is packed with vitamins A and C, riboflavin, magnesium, potassium, copper, manganese, and antioxidants

Is monk fruit sweetener the perfect sugar substitute for diabetics?

December 14, 2022 6:49 pm

"This fruit contains a compound called mogrosides, which give it its natural sweetness. It's a great substitute of table sugar for diabetic," said Garima Goyal, a registered dietitian

Can raw honey reduce blood sugar levels? Why new study may not apply to Indians

November 29, 2022 10:22 am

‘Test subjects had a low carbohydrate diet, with less than 10 per cent of calories from sugar. In India, 60 to 70 per cent of our total calories come from carbohydrates. Adding honey on top of that is risky,’ says Dr V Mohan, Chairman, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai

Why it is essential to nip pre-diabetes, a 'reversible condition', in the bud

November 26, 2022 4:22 pm

"Pre-diabetes is when the blood-glucose range is between 100 to 125 mg/dL, while levels above 126 mg/dL indicate diabetes." Dr Paula Goel, consultant paediatrician, adolescent physician and founder, Fayth Clinic told

Can consuming 2 tablespoons of honey lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels?

November 22, 2022 9:01 am

Researchers from the University of Toronto have discovered that honey improves multiple key measures of cardiometabolic health - especially if the honey is raw and from a single floral source

Why diabetics are at risk of increased blood sugar levels in the morning

November 17, 2022 9:17 am

Diabetics should be extra careful during the morning hours as cortisol - a hormone responsible for maintaining glucose levels in the blood - peaks between 6 am to 10 am

Diabetics, winter can affect your blood sugar levels; find out why and what you can do

November 15, 2022 7:07 pm

Studies have shown that more cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the winter months as compared to the summer months -- but why?

Why are oranges good for diabetics? How should you have this fruit?

November 09, 2022 7:13 pm

The fruit has a low glycaemic index (GI) and is rich in dietary fibre. This ensures that the release of sugar in the bloodstream from the orange is slow and steady, avoiding sudden shocks, says Diksha Dayal, HOD, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sanar International Hospitals.

Is there an ideal time for diabetics to work out for better blood sugar control?

November 07, 2022 10:12 am

Monitor your blood glucose values before starting an exercise schedule and after completion of the workout. "It should not exceed 230 mg/dL or should not be below 100 mg/dL, said Garima Goyal, a registered dietitian