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Are you watching your portions? My successfully kept resolution !

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jan 2, 06:19 PM in and . No comments.

Just a quick mention of my successfully kept resolution from the start of 2012. I was terrible for cooking too much pasta and was determined to downsize the portions and prevent food waste. I’m happy to say this one has been a success and I’ve managed to cook the right amount each time using this handy tool – my spaghetti portion measurer. I’d highly recommend using portion measures, especially for things like pasta and rice.

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World Diabetes Day - Myths about Diabetes and Diet

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 13, 09:06 AM in and . Comments [3].

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, and I thought it would be a good idea to blow some of the most popular myths about Type 2 Diabetes and Diet.

Diet is one of the most important features of the management of Diabetes and it has been shown that adhering to dietary recommendations can make an impact on glycaemic, or blood sugar, control. (DCCT, 1993). Diabetes is one of the areas in which Dietitians have some concrete proof that what we advise people to do can make a difference to their health and well being. It’s a great area to work in and is really rewarding for those of us who want to make a difference.

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Vegetables First for Diabetes Control

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 23, 12:03 PM in . No comments.

When you sit down to your meal, do you tuck into the carbohydrates first? A lot of people with Type 2 Diabetes concentrate on the carbohydrate in their meals, thinking this is the most important part of the meal for blood sugar control. In fact, eating the carbohydrates first may be doing you a disservice.

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