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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:

8 Dietary Guidelines Every Singaporean Must Know

"8 Singapore Dietary Guidelines You Must Know" by Health Promotion Board, 9 December 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Did you know that there is a set of dietary guidelines for adult Singaporeans to guide us in adopting healthier eating habits? Unhealthy Eating Patterns Can Lead to Chronic Diseases Did you know that non-communicable (i.e. “non-contagious”) chronic diseases, like cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, are the leading cause of death in Singapore? One of the important ways to prevent and manage such diseases, of course, is through our diet. By changing our eating patterns and consistently making healthy food choices, we can

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