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Managing risk factors: type 2 diabetes

Managing risk factors: type 2 diabetes
People with diabetes are up to four times as likely to develop heart disease as those without. If you have a family history of type 2 diabetes or have recently been diagnosed, the steps you take to either prevent or manage it are the same as you’d take to decrease your risk of heart disease, such as managing your diet and carbohydrates. Here's how.
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5 healthy carbohydrate-rich foods and how to include them

5 healthy carbohydrate-rich foods and how to include them
Carbohydrates are the primary energy source of the body and important for long-term health, but carbohydrate-rich foods can vary greatly in healthiness. To get you started, here are five healthy carbohydrate-rich foods and how to include them in your diet.
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To carb or not to carb...?

To carb or not to carb...?

There’s lots of confusion around carbohydrates and their effect on our health, particularly regarding their consumption and subsequent effect on weight loss, body fat and a person’s risk of developing heart disease. So here is what we really know about carbohydrates.

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