Type 2 diabetes: Swap fruit juice for whole fruit to avoid high blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition which happens when the level of sugar in the blood is too high. If left untreated, diabetes can cause serious complications involving the heart, eyes, nerves and kidneys. However, problems can be avoided by treating and keeping the condition under control. While people with diabetes don’t have to […]

How to sleep – the one fruit you should AVOID before bed or risk a bad night’s sleep

The body needs enough sleep to help it function properly, according to the NHS. Not getting enough sleep is bad for your mental and physical health, it said. People that regularly struggle to get a good night’s sleep are more at risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. You should avoid eating avocado before bed, […]

Stomach bloating – the ‘surprising’ 20p fruit that could cause trapped wind and tummy ache

Stomach bloating affects most people at some point during their lifetime, according to the NHS. It could be caused by having a food intolerance, eating too much in one go, or even by adding certain foods to your diet. But making some diet or lifestyle changes could lower your risk of trapped wind. One of […]

I’m using a new fruit puree for babies to safely introduce allergens to my five-month-old daughter — and she can’t get enough of it

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Kristin John Inspired Start baby foods introduce common food allergens to babies early on, helping prevent the likelihood that they develop food allergies later in life. The company […]

High blood pressure – add this 15p fruit to your breakfast to avoid hypertension

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is known as hypertension, puts extra pressure on blood vessels and vital organs. But making some diet or lifestyle changes could help to lower your risk of hypertension. Eating kiwi fruit every day is a great way […]