People with diabetes have often been told that they need to limit the amount of added sugar in your diet. But what about honey and diabetes? Does it affect your blood glucose levels in the same way? Is Honey a Better Choice … Continue reading Honey and Diabetes: Dipping into 3 Sweet Truths
A cold mug of beer on a hot day, a glass of red wine with a nice dinner, a celebration with a flute of champagne! Alcohol is often included in both everyday life and special occasions. But does alcohol and … Continue reading Mixing Alcohol and Diabetes: 5 Tips You Need to Know
The Christmas season can leave many in despair by the time New Year’s Day arrives. Surely we all love our holidays. But a sustained eating celebration may negatively impact on not only weight but also glycemic control in those with … Continue reading 5 Things To Do To Stay Good This Christmas
You can find some of the best-tasting food in Singapore at your local hawker centre or food court but you may find difficulty in making healthier eating choices when dining at these places. Is it possible to enjoy local Singapore … Continue reading Healthier Eating At Hawker Centres And Food Courts with Diabetes
Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD), a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc, invited Holmusk to showcase GlycoLeap at their Asia Pacific Tech Innovation Summit, held at The Star Performing Arts Centre from November 1-2, 2016. GlycoLeap is an all-in-one diabetes … Continue reading GlycoLeap at MSD Asia Pacific Tech Innovation Summit 2016
Mooncakes are a common sight in the atriums of malls, office pantries, and at social gatherings during the Mid-Autumn Fesival. Coming in an ever-increasing variety of tempting tastes and flavours, you may find it hard to resist this calorie-dense, sugar- … Continue reading Are You Over the Moon (Cakes)?
You can stir it into your tea and sprinkle it on your oatmeal for a tasty spice kick. But can cinnamon also help control blood glucose levels for someone with diabetes? Types There are two main varieties of cinnamon which … Continue reading Cinnamon: A Spicy Solution for Diabetes Treatment?
Hari Raya Puasa is also known as the festival that marks the end of Ramadan, a month long of fasting. When you visit the homes of Muslims during this festive period, you can expect to taste a wide variety of … Continue reading 5 Tips to Avoid Hari Raya Weight Gain
When you Google “Health benefits of apple cider vinegar”, you’ll see many claims. “Powerful tool for weight loss”, “metabolism booster”, “lowers blood sugar”, “flushes out toxins from your body”, among many others. This evidence-based article will explore if apple cider vinegar … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar – Is It Really Good For You?
Observed by Muslims worldwide, Ramadan is a month long period of fasting during the daylight hours. Fasting (sawm) is undertaken to promote chastity and humility and as an act of submission to Allah. This year, observing Muslims will celebrate Ramadan … Continue reading Managing Diabetes During Ramadan
Most people with diabetes are worried about eating fruit because they know that fruit contains sugar. However, fruit should be included as part of any healthy diet, even if you have diabetes. Fruit is packed with beneficial nutrients like vitamins, … Continue reading Can I Eat Fruit If I Have Diabetes? YES!
No, this post is not about ceasing carbohydrates. It is about seizing carbohydrates; to grasp and understand clearly the nutrient that is carbohydrates. For almost 60 years, carbohydrates have been a source of nutritional controversy. This is especially so among … Continue reading Carbe Diem – Seize Carbohydrates