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7 Diabetes Diet Myths Debunked

"The Myths and Truths About A Diabetes Diet" by National Healthcare Group, 5 October 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Does eating too much fruit cause diabetes? What are the foods to avoid with diabetes? Here are some diabetes food myths debunked. Myth 1: Sugar Alone Causes Diabetes Truth: The known risk factors for type 2 diabetes are family history, ethnicity, increasing age, being overweight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, a sedentary lifestyle and smoking. Sugar is not the only cause of diabetes. If an excessive intake of sugar leads to obesity, this further increases a person’s risk of having diabetes. Related:

What Does the Healthier Choice Symbols Mean?

"10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet” by Health Promotion Board, 13 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg If you are a shopper looking for healthier food choices, all you have to do is to look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol​ If you are a shopper looking for healthier food choices, all you have to do is to look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol. Today, about 3500 different food products, spanning across 100 food categories such as convenience meals, sauces, beverages, snacks and breakfast cereals, have qualified for the HCS. Look out for the Healthier Choice Symbol Using the Healthier

10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet That You Need To Be Aware Of

"10 Hidden Sugar Bombshells in Your Diet” by Health Promotion Board, 13 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Did you know that some of your favourite dishes contain more sugar than you would expect? Watch out for these hidden sugars shockers lurking in your favourite hawker fare. It is easy enough to avoid sweet food when you only want to eat healthy food. Just skip out on the desserts, ice-cream and sugared beverages. However, to ensure optimum nutrition for your family, especially nutrition for pregnancy and nutrition for children, you should also take note of the sugars hidden in your favourite

How to Cut Down on Sugar Without Sacrificing Your Favourite Food

“4 Ways to Reduce Your Daily Sugar Intake” by Health Promotion Board, 18 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Too much sugar can lead to weight gain and increase your risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn how to cut down your sugar intake with these simple tips. In Singapore, one in nine adults aged 18 to 69 has diabetes, a chronic disease in which blood sugar levels in the body remain high for prolonged periods. Diabetes can have long-term consequences including blindness, heart disease and the need for amputation. Sugar from foods and drinks is one of the key contributing factors

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