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Will Eating White Rice and Other Refined Carbs Make You Prone to Diabetes?

Will Eating White Rice and Other Refined Carbs Make You Prone to Diabetes?

"Just why is white rice and other refined carbs like white bread seen as the culprit in this war against diabetes? Do I really have to switch to whole grains?" Yan Yin Phoi, an accredited practising dietitian of The Thoughtful Dietitian answers. To ans...
Will Frequent Drinking Of Bubble Tea Raise Your Risk Of Diabetes?

Will Frequent Drinking Of Bubble Tea Raise Your Risk Of Diabetes?

"I drink bubble tea three times a week, but I also watch my food intake and exercise three times a week. Should I be worried about diabetes?" Yan Yin Phoi, an accredited practising dietitian of The Thoughtful Dietitian answers. The Health Promotion Boa...
You May Have Pre-Diabetes Even If You Feel Fit and Healthy – Here’s Why

You May Have Pre-Diabetes Even If You Feel Fit and Healthy – Here’s Why

Being in the pink of health doesn't guarantee that you wouldn't get pre-diabetes. Find out whether you’re at risk, and what you can do about it. You may be working out three or four times a week and think you’re making healthy food choices most of th...
Studies Reveal Eating Less White Rice May Not Lower Diabetes Risk

Studies Reveal Eating Less White Rice May Not Lower Diabetes Risk

Cutting down on white rice to lower your risk of diabetes? It may be more important to pay attention to what you are eating in place of it. Two new studies by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Duke-NUS Medical School have sho...
This Up-And-Coming Product May Help You Avoid Sugar Spikes From Meals

This Up-And-Coming Product May Help You Avoid Sugar Spikes From Meals

5ibreGrain lowers the glycaemic index (GI) of a dish without affecting taste, colour or texture. A home-grown company has created a product that adds fibre to food and may lower the glycaemic index (GI) of high carbohydrate meals, preventing them from cau...
Get Migraines Often? You Might Have A Lower Risk of Type Two Diabetes

Get Migraines Often? You Might Have A Lower Risk of Type Two Diabetes

Even though migraines can be extremely uncomfortable, this study says that it might be something to be thankful for. Migraines are nightmarish at best. The pounding pain that lasts for hours, or even days, can occur weekly and cause symptoms like light se...
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