Shop today >> Free Shipping for orders $50 and up

All Blogs

Role of Dieticians in Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex chronic condition that needs the care of a multidisciplinary team with special attention to diet and nutrition. Dieticians, therefore, play a critical role in diabetes management by providing dietary education, counseling, and support. 

Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects over 10% of the global population and disproportionally affects older adults. It is estimated that more than 25% of people over 65 years of age have diabetes and that more than 50% of older adults are affected by prediabetes, with older adults developing diabetes nearly three times faster than younger adults.

Does the Ketogenic Diet Help With Inflammation?

Inflammation is the body’s immune response to harmful stimuli and critical in protecting the body from foreign substance. However, inflammation can rear its ugly head when it becomes uncontrolled or chronically stimulated, becoming a chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is known to have deleterious effects on the body, associated with chronic inflammatory diseases and chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease (ie, disease...

Link Between Diabetes and Cognitive Function

Although sugar has a bad reputation, the human brain is dependent on glucose (a type of sugar) as its primary source of energy. Neurons in the brain have one of the highest energy demands in the body and require quick and continuous glucose supply for all neuronal functions. It is estimated that the human brain consumed nearly 20%...

Risk of Infection in Diabetes

Diabetes and infection are a well-known relationship in the clinical community. Studies have demonstrated that diabetes negatively affects the immune system and increases rates of infection in this population.