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The Ugly Side of Diabetes

I just read an article written by exercise physiologist and fitness guru, Nia Shanks. I like her blog; I find her moderate approach to fitness both refreshing and comforting. 799 more words

Type 1 Diabetes

What is flexible dieting?

My experience with many diets led me to believe some foods are good for you and some foods are bad for you. The way you lost weight was determined by the foods you cut out of your diet and so on. 896 more words


My top 5 exercise and nutrition tips for type 1 diabetics

Hi I’m Tom, I’m a personal trainer from Stockport and also a type 1 diabetic which I’ve had since I was 21 so coming on for 8 years now, 526 more words


Scientists are working to make cows obsolete

(Source: www.techinsider.io)

We depend on cows for food, clothing, and sometimes even insulin. Cattle, though, are expensive and inefficient—each cow drinks a bathtub of water and emits three times that volume of methane daily. 334 more words


Gary Taubes Proves a Calorie is a Calorie

Well, the first long-awaited results of the NuSI metabolic ward studies comparing high-carb vs. ketogenic diets were publicly released today.   Nutrition nerds around the world hung on to every word between interviewer… 335 more words

Stop Storing Fat, This Strategy is Better than Steroids

My college wrestling career ended and I, like almost everyone in the sport, felt I hadn’t reached my potential.  There are several reasons for my underperformance. 1,831 more words

How It Started

Anti-hypo treatment

Bit of an anomaly last night.  I had another instance of hypoglycemia after dinner. In hindsight I overestimated with this: a whole wheat tortilla, handful of spinach, a spoonful of ultimate blue cheese dressing, one dill breaded flounder fillet.   149 more words