Why eating carbs is a BAD idea for diabetics

Do you have diabetes? Search the internet, including many health sites (even the NHS’s) and you’ll see them advising carbohydrate-based meals for you. This is the worst possible thing you can do for your condition, even if you eat the oft-touted ‘healthy whole grains’. Why? 

Nitrates [Glossary]

When we talk about nitrate in terms of food, it’s the salt potassium nitrate (saltpetre or saltpeter) we are referring to; potassium nitrate is commonly used to cure ham, bacon, sausages and salami. This stops the highly toxic Clostridium botulinum (the bacterium that can cause the rare but deadly botulism) and other nasties from developing.

Fats [Glossary]

Many fats are good for us and we need them in our diet. The term includes ‘oils’ which are fats that are runny at room temperature. It may surprise you to find out which fats are ‘good’ and which are ‘bad’. Read on!

The dangers of fluoroquinolones

Fluorquinolones are broad-spectrum antibiotics, meaning they can be used to treat a variety of illness such as UTIs (urinary tract infections) and respiratory infections. However, there is increasing evidence that this class of antibiotics is harming health.

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