Pump up the pulses to control diabetes — Nutrition Centre, The Ismaili

The fibre, complex carbohydrates and protein in pulses are a great combination for satisfying hunger and keeping you full, helping you to eat less overall and preventing your blood sugar from spiking too often. Photo: Licensed from CanStockPhoto Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes and usually occurs in people over 40….

Start the new year healthy with SMART goals — Nutrition Centre, The Ismaili

Set goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely — otherwise known as SMART goals. Copyright: TheIsmaili.org The start of a new year is a time for reflection and new beginnings, especially after the holiday season. If you plan to make improvements to your lifestyle habits, whether by being more active or cooking more healthily,…

Solid foods can be more satisfying – Nutrition Centre, Ismaili org

This article is part of a series by the Ismaili Nutrition Centre that examines evidence-based studies published in scientific journals, and distills what they mean to our readers. Colourful, delicious, and nutritious: pea and bean salad is a great source of fiber and protein, and it makes for a great snack or meal. Photo: Olly…

The Ismaili Org: Sport nutrition basics — how to win at any sport

Good food choices support intensive training while limiting risk of injury and illness. Photo: Naveed Osman When talented, well-trained and enthusiastic athletes meet in competition, attention to detail can make all the difference between defeat and victory. What you eat and drink affects how well you train and whether you can compete at your best….

Healthy ageing isn’t all about wrinkles!- The Ismaili News

  Keeping active helps maintain your mental and physical health. Photo: Barkatali Kerai By 2033, nearly one third of the United Kingdom population will be aged 60 years or older. We are living longer — thankfully — but it’s not much fun having those extra years if you suffer from conditions that hamper your quality…