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JUST diagnosed
START HERE Getting your head around “diabetes lingo”? Read on… • When should I test my blood glucose levels (BGLs)? This varies depending on the type of diabetes and your medication, but possible times include before meals, two hours after eating, be
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Exceptionally good ICE CREAM SANDWICHES
START TO FINISH 15 MINS (+ FREEZING) SERVES 4 (AS A DESSERT) Stand 1 cup of 97% fat-free no-added-sugar vanilla ice cream in a small bowl at room temperature for 10 minutes or until softened slightly. Place ½ cup mixed frozen berries in a medium bowl
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Your Healthcare Team
If you have type 2 diabetes, having a healthcare team to help you to understand, manage and control your symptoms, and also provide ongoing care throughout life, is important. Many people can be part of your healthcare team to help you live well with
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YOUR Healthy Life
MORE THAN Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Canada, have developed a new diabetes monitor that can quickly and accurately determine your BGLs without needing to draw blood. This palm-sized device sends radio waves through the skin, into the
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Morning Star
■ Muffins are suitable to freeze, stored in an airtight container, for up to 3 months. ■ The muffins are best eaten warm; reheat, one at a time, in a microwave oven for about 20 seconds on high ⁄ 100%. You will need about four passionfruit for this r
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I Tried To Do The Right Thing, But Nothing Worked
“When I was 21, I’d been suffering from recurring boils for a few months. I’d have up to 10 at any time on my arms, belly, back, bum… everywhere. I was on every antibiotic, medical body wash, pain killers, anything they could think of, but nothing se
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Santa’s Little Diabetic
Once a year, Santa visits the children of the world and checks in on his cheeky elves; but this year his elves living with diabetes got a little something special. Fifteen-year-old Lachlan Di Pasquale has taken on a mission as “Santa’s Little Diabeti
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Our Food Explained
Our Nutrition Info boxes sit alongside each recipe. Use them to track your nutritional requirements, as well as count carbs, carb exchanges and find out whether a recipe is low-, medium- or high-GI, or gluten-free. Easy! We show you whether a food is
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Diabetes Hasn’t Runied Me, It’s Saved Me
“Being asked ‘has someone spoken to you about your diabetes?’ by a doctor as I was lying in a hospital bed was certainly a shock considering I didn’t know I had diabetes, but at the time, I was far more concerned about the stroke I’d just had. “The d
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5 Days 5 Dinners
PREP 10 MINS COOK 20 MINS SERVES 2 (AS A MAIN) 2 (120g each) blue eye cod fillets or firm white fish fillets1 Tbsp olive oil2 Tbsp Masterfoods Smokey Jamaican Barbecue Style MarinadeFreshly ground black pepper½ bunch green shallots300g can corn kerne
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Cook, Eat, Joy
Discover our supermarket favourite, learn kitchen hints, try some quick and easy recipes, all from food editor Alison Roberts ■ Cut the pomegranate in half crossways and hold it over a bowl. Hit the outside of the pomegranate firmly with a spoon mult
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Ready Set Go
The 5km is one of the most popular race distances. And it’s easy to understand why. It’s a challenging yet doable distance, even for those who don’t consider themselves runners. Plus, 5km events are a great way to connect with your community, see new
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Love Your Leftovers
PEARL BARLEY: Cook following packet instructions to use in salads or great as an alternative to rice to make a pearl barley risotto. STOCK: Use in sauces and marinades. Alternatively, freeze in ice cube trays and then transfer to an airtight containe
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Summer Snack Ideas
Use a fork to smash 125g mixed berries in a serving bowl. Stir in 2 Tbsp low-fat Greek-style natural yoghurt. Drizzle over the pulp of 1 passionfruit. Sprinkle over 10g roughly chopped walnuts and 1 tsp flaked coconut. Serves 1. PER SERVE 719kJ, prot
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The Plan
STRENGTH TRAINING Strength workouts are important for distance training because they shore up weaknesses and help your muscles avoid fatigue. You’ll alternate between two circuits: Circuit A is an injury-prevention routine created for this program (f
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7-day Summer Diet Plan
Our new Healthy Diet Plan is packed with healthy fats, lean protein and low GI carbs, as well as a rainbow of healthy vegetables and fruits, while minimising processed products and added salt. If you follow this plan, you can expect to cut back on ad
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Plan Your Week, it’s Easy!
Red meat – such as beef, pork, veal and lamb – is well known for being a “protein-rich” food, providing your body with energy and amino acid “building blocks” that your body uses to build and repair muscles and bones, and to make hormones and enzymes
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Strength Training for Injury Prevention
Strong legs protect and cushion your hips, knees, and ankles. This efficient move builds overall leg strength, endurance, and – because you focus on one leg at a time – stability. Stand with your feet together and Continue lunging forward and back wi
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Your 7-day Summer Diet Plan For 2
Mushroom hash with poached eggs Peach & orange yoghurt pots with ginger oats Mushroom hash with poached eggs Peach & orange yoghurt pots with ginger oats Banana & cinnamon pancakes with blueberry compote Banana & cinnamon pancakes with blueberry comp
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Online weight MANAGEMENT
If losing weight is one of your New Year resolutions, you might be wondering how you will go about achieving your weight loss goal. A dietitian is a good place to start, particularly if you are seeking individualised advice. But if you feel that a mo
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Whole-Body Strength Training
Stand in front of a step (or stairs) with your feet flat on the floor (A). Step up with your right foot (B), then step your left foot up to meet it (C). Pause here, then step back down, first with your right foot, followed by your left. Continue, alt
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Wake-up To A HEALTHY BREAKFAST
PREP 10 MINS COOK 15 MINS SERVES 2 (WITH LEFTOVERS FOR 2 FOR THE NEXT DAY; AS A BREAKFAST) 65g wholemeal flour2½Tbsp psyllium husk1 tsp ground cinnamon, plus extra for sprinkling2 x 60g eggs125ml (½ cup) skim milk1 small banana, mashed2 eggwhites (fr
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Sweet Substitutes
The family of low-kilojoule sugar substitutes has almost quadrupled since the 1990s. Those familiar pink and blue packets are now joined by dozens of other granular, icing, liquid, and brown-sugar-like products, not to mention a host of packaged food
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Your-week 5k Plan
TRAINING PLAN CLIFF SCHERB, ROBERT POWELL; WORDS MICAELA YOUNG; PHOTOGRAPHY JACOB FOX, JASON DONNELLY; ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY GETTY IMAGES; MODEL (CIRCUT B) CRAIG BENNETT ■
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Take A Break FOR LUNCH
PREP 10 MINS COOK 25 MINS SERVES 2 (AS A LIGHT MEAL) 150g Slendier SoyBean Spaghetti or 90g wholemeal spaghetti1 tsp olive oil1 red capsicum, finely chopped250g zucchini, grated2 cloves garlic, finely gratedZest and juice of 1 lemon1 cup basil leaves
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Is Plant-based Eating The Way To Go?
The number of Australians adopting a vegetarian diet is on the increase. In fact, research conducted by Roy Morgan shows a slow but steady increase in the number of Australian adults who report following a vegetarian diet from 1.7 million (9.7 per ce
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Your Puzzles
Each number in the grid represents a different letter of the alphabet and it’s your task to decode them all. We have given you three letters to start you on your way, so you can see that P=3, N=15, and F=19. You can record each letter as you work it
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Done-right DINNERS
PREP 15 MINS COOK 20 MINS SERVES 2 (WITH LEFTOVERS FOR 2; AS A MAIN) MEATBALLS 500g lean pork mince100g coarsely grated zucchini, squeezed of excess liquid1 brown onion, grated4 Tbsp chopped dill2 cloves garlic, finely gratedFreshly ground black pepp
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Slay The SLUMP
Next time you feel in control of your health, pull out your journal or a note-taking app and jot down how you feel, recommends licensed mental health provider and behavioural health coach Alexis Elliott. On days you struggle, look back at those notes
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Feel Better In 5
There has been an alarming rise in anxiety and depression, both in Australia and around the world, since the beginning of COVID. This has experts concerned. However, groundbreaking research from the University of South Australia confirms the act of s
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