Nearly one in 10 adults in South Africa are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes – and many more are at risk. We asked dietitian Faaizah Asmal Laher to decode this disease. Faaizah is a wife, mother, spokesperson for ADSA (Association for Dietetics in South Africa) and dietitian working in Joburg. She loves cooking healthy, but yummy, meals.
Millions of people around the world are living with diabetes and the statistics only seem to be increasing. Many of these include children under the age of 14, the number of adults diagnosed as insulin resistant are estimated to have reached an astonishing 318 million. Let your knowledge of a better lifestyle and dietary choices help you and your loved ones to manage or prevent this disease successfully this diabetes month.
The sweetness and crunch of the ever-popular apple makes for a refreshing bite, but beside from it being a lovely snack, it’s also good to munch on for its many health benefits. Read on, to discover the wonders of the apple as well as our favourite fruity recipes!