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[28 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

WOMEN who have gestational diabetes are more likely to have children who will battle diabetes and weight problems through their lives, Australian research suggests.
The scientists found that when mice developed the condition during pregnancy it had the effect of “foetal programming” weight and other problems into their offspring.
There was evidence of changes in the expression of certain brain neuropeptides which control energy balance and body weight in the offspring mice.
“We found that offspring from diabetic mothers spontaneously get fat on a normal diet,” said Dr Jenny Gunton who completed the …

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[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

For a diabetic, nutrition plays a crucial role. It prevents the complications related with diabetes and helps to treat the disease. Your body demands the right amount of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats to produce energy for its functions. It’s important that you know what and how much to consume, in order to keep your blood sugar levels in control.
Protein is required for fuel energy. However, most of the people consume more protein than needed. Lean meats, fish, chicken, …