DiRECT trialIn a 2017 clinical study almost nine out of 10 people (86%) who lost 15kg or more put their type 2 diabetes into remission. These findings inspired me in the knowledge that it was possible to reverse the symptoms of this disease – although I took a rather different route to weight loss than the subjects on the clinical trial. The trial was funded by Diabetes UK.
Diabetes UKDiabetes UK is the leading UK charity for people affected by diabetes who to lead the fight against the growing crisis with 300,000 supporters, 5,000 volunteers and 6,000 healthcare professionals working together to face the challenge of diabetes.
Low Carb ProgramThe Low Carb Program is a digital solution for type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes and obesity that facilitates sustainable weight loss and blood glucose control.
Diet DoctorAn amazing online resource for people who want to use low-carb or keto to revolutionize their health. They show no ads, take no industry money and sell no products, but their recipes and meal plans are awesome! Check out their list of visual low-carb guides for a handy list of what’s in and what’s out on a low-carb regime.
VirtuagymA great app for managing your daily diet and – if you want – a regular exercise routine. It’s an easy to set up digital dietician system to track daily calorie, carb, fat and sugar and nutrients intakes and it also allows you to store your own regular foods and meals to track your diet.
Marine Stewardship CouncilThe Marine Stewardship Council is on a mission to end overfishing. Choose seafood with the blue fish label applied to wild fish or seafood from fisheries certified to the MSC standard – a scientific measure of sustainable fishing. Help them recognise and reward efforts to protect oceans and safeguard seafood supplies for the future.
The Bread Shop Protein BreadTheir Protein Bread contains 24% Protein and only 8% Carbohydrates (!) and is rich in Amino Acids, high in fibre and contains Omega 3’s. Made of Apple Fibre, Sesame, Sunflower and Linseed this loaf has a distinctive flavour, is completely unlike most other protein breads on the market and makes awesome toast.
Hammersmith Books LimitedHammersmith Health Books is an imprint of Hammersmith Books Limited an award-winning independent publishing house producing books for the general public and health professionals that promote better health and well-being through a greater understanding of the human body and mind, with a particular emphasis on the importance of nutrition and diet and on controversial themes that challenge received wisdom.