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The low carb diabetes diet debate

When it comes to diabetes, few topics get as much heated debate as that of whether we diabetics should lower our carb intake intake or not. There are many books available these days that advocate significantly reduced daily carbohydrate levels and it’s always a hot discussion amongst people with diabetes.

Top down healthcare advice from the public sector relies on research to back up it’s recommendations and steers clear of making any hasty moves.

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Microwaves and are restrictions the greatest route to freedom?

Until recently I’ve regarded the microwave as a saviour of modern life. I’ve felt that if it couldn’t be microwaved, it probably isn’t worth my while cooking it.

A microwave offers much convenience: stick a meal in, 2 or 3 minutes -enough to boil a kettle for a complimentary cup of tea- and *ping*, your meal is ready to eat.

Recently though, I moved into a new little flat and if going by the above, one of the first things on my shopping list should be a microwave. However, having lately been reading about good nutrition, the thought of buying a microwave somehow seems almost sacrilegious -if you’ll excuse the hyperbole.

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