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World Diabetes Day: The 10% Factor

Published on the 13th Nov, 2012 by Azmina Do you have Type 2 diabetes? If you’re overweight, losing only 10% of your weight could make a major contribution to your blood glucose levels and improving the quality of your long-term health. There’s good evidence to suggest that a moderate weight loss of 5–10% of body weight will have a major impact on the long-term complications of obesity. Weight reductions of 5-10 kg have been shown to improve back and joint pain, and symptoms of brea...  

Five a day made easy

Five a day made easy Published on the 4th Aug, 2012 by Azmina I regularly get asked about what counts as a portion of fruit and veg. It seems there’s still a lot of confusion out there. So, I decided to create some simple photographs to show you what a portion looks like. As you’ll see, it’s generally a handful – children need smaller portions, and conveniently they have smaller hands! For all the pictures please visit http://www.azminanutrition.com/blog/2012/08/five-a-day-made-e...