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Seasonal food is fresher, tastier and more nutritious than food
consumed out of season. Even though we can eat strawberries year
round, the best time to eat them is shortly after harvest when they
are full of flavour and, according to some studies, contain more
nutrients. Seasonal fruits and...
If you would like to learn about type 2 diabetes on your home
computer from a simple program, the National Diabetes
ServicesScheme (NDSS) has developed a freeonline
learning program, called "Type 2 diabetes and me", will help
you learnmore about...
Following the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (AGTHE) means
that all foods are part of a healthy eating plan.
However, some foods need to be eaten in greater quantities than
For example, it's recommended to have five serves of...
A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has the potential
to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational
diabetes, according to a clinical trial led by Queen Mary
University of London and the University of Warwick.
The results, published in the journal...
By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Queensland dietitian and CDE
A diagnosis of diabetes may mean your doctor has suggested you
make changes to your diet. This may be a good time to become wiser
about your regular eating pattern, but does that mean you need to
With Queensland removing sugary drinks from its hospitals and
health services from today, the 19 leading health and community
organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have applauded the
Queensland State Government's commitment to putting health before
If you're newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or need support
to manage your condition, Diabetes Queensland hosts a one-day event
that will simplify what you need to know.
Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly
Diagnosed (DESMOND) is a free...
By Alison Crow
Pharmacist / Diabetes Educator
Alcohol can be enjoyed by any person in moderation, including
people living with diabetes.
Recommendations for healthy adults choosing to drink alcohol are
to consume no more than two standard drinks per day and...
Research from Harvard reports propionate, a widely used
ingredient that helps prevent mould from forming on foods, may pose
an increased risk for obesity and diabetes.
Calcium propionate is found in some baked goods, dairy products,
processed meats, vegetable...
By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Qld Accredited Practising
Did you know not all carbohydrates are created equal?
Beans are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fibre, minerals
and are an affordable source of protein.
Beans topped a list drawn up by...