Category Archives: Insulin Levels / Blood Glucose

‘Time Restricted Feeding’ – It’s not just what you eat, but when you eat

“Nutritional therapist Jeanette Hyde has come up with the perfect plan to balance your gut bacteria, lose up to 13 pounds and improve mood, skin and immunity”, reported The Daily Telegraph just two weeks ago in reference to her brand new book The Gut Makeover. Jeannette Hyde is a registered Nutritional Therapist with a special interest in gut health, and is a regular commentator on nutrition on the BBC and in print and online media.

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We know there is a sugar problem, but what is the sugar solution?

Did you know that a 330ml can of regular Coca Cola has 35g of sugar?  This is the equivalent of around  10 teaspoons of sugar and 139 calories. Despite this clearly being a high volume of sugar, you would be forgiven for not being entirely ‘privy’ to the exact health implications of this; short term and long term.

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a review of recent health related stories that made the news with five items comprising:

  • “Call to punish GPs over antibiotics”
  • “Omega-3 could help support ‘friendly bacteria’ in the gut”
  • “Targeting glucose production in the liver may lead to new diabetes therapies”
  • “Mediterranean diet ‘as effective as statins’ in reducing heart attack risk”
  • “Getting closer to understanding how exercise keeps brains young”

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

We provide a review of recent health related research stories that made the news with six items comprising:

  • ‘Can your blood type affect your memory?’;
  • ‘Bad cholesterol assumptions questioned again’;
  • ‘Case reveals possible allergy to antibiotics in food’;
  • ‘How epigenetic memory is passed across generations’; ‘Breast versus bottle feeding’ and
  • ‘Do artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance’.

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