Low Carb & Ketones

Low Carb & Ketones

Ketones are not always something to be feared. You may have been told to test and watch out for ketones because they are a sign of impending DKA. But what you probably haven’t been told is they are actually an alternative form of fuel when your body isn’t...
Glucose vs Juice vs Sweets for Hypo’s

Glucose vs Juice vs Sweets for Hypo’s

What do you do when you are going low? Do you carry a juice? A sugar sachet, sweets, or glucose tabs? I remember as a child when my dad was going hypo we’d dissolve a bunch of white sugar in hot water and make him drink that, and from what I’ve learnt from...
What is HbA1c

What is HbA1c

HbA1c, or often just called A1c (Glycated Haemoglobin A1c), is a protein that binds to RBC (red blood cell) wall, that averages a 3-month lifespan. It gets covered in glucose and the percentage coverage is measured, which gives an indication of average blood glucose,...
Could it be B12 Deficiency?

Could it be B12 Deficiency?

Could your Symptoms be due to B12 Deficiency? It’s a commonly overlooked cause of illness and can look like many other diseases, including dementia, multiple sclerosis, early Parkinson’s disease, ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder), neuropathy or chronic fatigue...
Celery Leaf Pesto

Celery Leaf Pesto

Celery leaves are usually trimmed off celery before making it to our supermarket shelf, but its such a shame, as they deserve much more attention. They are actually very nutritious, and more nutrient dense than the stalks! They can be used to make pesto, as a mixed...
A better way to break your fast

A better way to break your fast

I’m really hot on healthy nutrient-dense breakfasts. Whether you eat it first thing in the morning or you fast and eat at lunchtime or mid-morning it’s still breakfast, its the first meal of the day after your overnight fast, you are breaking your overnight fast. So...
Endometriosis

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is more common than you think, affecting roughly 1 in 10 women, and is estimated that many more women suffer from this extremely painful condition, without actually knowing they have it. It is highly underdiagnosed, and often misdiagnosed as PCOS (Poly...
Let’s Talk About Stress

Let’s Talk About Stress

It is often said that ‘I’m stressed’ is the new ‘I’m fine’. But what is this thing called stress though? In our daily lives it’s the term we use to describe how we are feeling; overwhelmed, overworked, always on the go, too many things to do and not enough time, too...
Almond Mylk

Almond Mylk

I’ve been making almond mylk for so many years now, I make it at least twice a week. So much so that I forget that there are many who do not know how simple it is to make. So here it is, here is how to make your own delicious homemade almond mylk. Oh and if you...
Diabetes & Weight Issues

Diabetes & Weight Issues

This is a question that comes up time and time again about living with Type 1 Diabetes. And when I talk about T1 I am also talking T1.5 or LADA.   ‘Is it harder to loose weight with Type 1 diabetes?’, Do people with Type 1 gain or lose weight? ‘I’m sick and tired...