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The Diabetic You Documentary

“One man’s journey to save his life became his passion to save the lives of others.”   I n 2011 celebrity chef and best selling author Charles Mattocks was shocked and frightened when he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He realized how little he knew about the disease that claims the lives of millions each […] Read More

Diabetes causes have its roots in so many different places

Treat these problems and diabetes will fade away   D iabetes is a killer disease and an old problem but in the past not many people had it. Diabetes type 2 is pandemic today so it must have something to do with our new ways of life. We can go on forever reading studies and listen to […] Read More

WHY WHITE FLOUR IS ONE OF THE WORST FOODS FOR DIABETICS

Know alloxan: a chemical used for whitening flour   M ost people don’t think twice about taking a bite from bread or pastry made with white flour. Delicious baked goods stare at us from beautiful vitrines at the bakery shelf saying “eat me”. White flour makes everything tastier and visually pleasing. Dark whole wheat flour is simply […] Read More

How to use the Food Glycemic Index, What is Important and What is not

Learn what is important about using the glycemic index chart   Glycemic index is a chart indicating how much sugar (glucose) each food groups will add to your blood sugar levels. Traditional diabetes management encourage you to keep a constant control of carbohydrates consumed. Even though this is a good idea it will not permanently […] Read More