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...