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What is canola oil?

Canola oil is extracted from the rapeseed plant. This oil is very low in saturated fat and rich in monounsaturated fats – similar to olive oil. Unlike olive oil, however, canola oil can be heated to high temperatures and is a much better oil for frying. Like all oils, canola oil is high in calories and so […]

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Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water? Apart from thirst, signs that you need to drink more water include dry mouth and lips; tiredness; headache and constipation. How much water do you really need? The Institute of Medicine recommends that men should drink about 13 cups of water or other beverages every day and women should aim […]

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Do you really need to exercise?

Do you really need to exercise? Yes you do! Exercise lowers blood glucose levels and will help you to control your diabetes better. Exercise every day if possible, or at least every other day.

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