Diabetes and Food

Including articles "Food & Festivities", "Weight Loss & Sneaky Saboteurs", School Lunches and more...

diabetes federation ireland

Eat well to prevent type 2 diabetes

There are up to 30,000 people with undetected type 2 diabetes in Ireland and approximately 146,000 people with

Read More


Truth about ‘carbs’

What exactly are carbohydrates and why are they particularly important....

Read More


What is hunger?

Grumble. That’s the sound your belly makes to let you know it’s chow time. Ever wonder what triggered

Read More

Fat Free

Understanding food labels

What can a food label tell us?

Read More

Yellow tape-line

Weight loss & Sneaky Saboteurs

what are these sneaky little habits that sabotage our best efforts to lose weight?

Read More

Basket of fruit

Whats so great about fruit&veg?

More and more research shows that a diet which is high in fibre, low in fat and in

Read More


Eating well at Christmas

Healthy habits over Christmas

Read More

water splash in a glass

Water is essential for life

Water is essential for life, and drinking enough fluids is especially important for people with diabetes

Read More

Wheat selection

Coeliac disease & Type 1

What is the link between coeliac disease and Type 1 diabetes?

Read More


Food and Festivities

Children with diabetes should be treated the same as every other child at special times.

Read More

lunch box

School Lunches

Lunch should provide approximately one third of your child’s daily food requirements

Read More


Food for Summer

Outdoor feasts that are delicious, healthy and fun...

Read More

sugar cubes

Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

Role of sugar and artifical sweetners in your diet

Read More

Pregnant belly

Eating well in pregnancy

If you have diabetes and you are thinking about having a baby it is very important to attend

Read More

kids watching TV

Junk ads’ can damage our kids

Children around the world are becoming increasingly vulnerable to overweight and obesity.

Read More