Tag: diabetes

7 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Fasting is the process of restricting your calorie intake for a specific time period.  In the medical literature this is known as intermittent fasting.  Intermittent fasting can help your body fight off disease,

A Layman’s Guide To The Importance Of Blood Sugar Levels

Consuming the correct amounts of sugar each day is vital to our health and if not managed properly it can have a harmful effect on the body. Most people are not aware of the correct blood sugar levels and are

How Sugar Can Shrink Your Brain

The health implications of Type 2 diabetes and obesity are well published and include an increased risk of heart disease, limb amputation, and even blindness.  However, what isn’t as well documented is the

The Benefits of Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our community, with the prevalence of diabetes increasing over 90% in the last 10 years in Boroondara alone.  This is staggering when you consider that 60%

Diabetes Exercise Management Class Featured In National Magazine

Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing has been featured in the November 2012 issue of the national Living Now magazine, with our specially designed Diabetes Management and Prevention Program.  In response to the

Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 13th – 19th August, 2012

Twitter has been abuzz lately with lots of great information on physical inactivity, developing a diet rich with micronutrients, and foot care for people with diabetes.  This Inspire Fitness Weekly Roundup explores

Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 25th June – 1st July, 2012

What an icy welcome we have had to winter this year!  Keep warm with these Health and Fitness tidbits in this week’s Inspire Fitness Weekly Roundup: Gestational Diabetes can be managed and/or prevented by