Treat your body right

Diabetic Living - - WELCOME - Alix Davis, Ed­i­tor

I love try­ing new things, and re­cently braved a dawn dip, naked, with 2000 other peo­ple in or­der to cel­e­brate the win­ter sol­stice! It cer­tainly wasn’t my usual Fri­day morn­ing but it was com­pletely ex­hil­a­rat­ing (and yes, cold – the wa­ter was 10°C) and I’m al­ready look­ing for­ward to next year’s swim.

One of the as­pects I en­joyed was be­ing re­minded that peo­ple re­ally do come in all shapes and sizes and that no­body has the “per­fect” body; we just need to have the right body for us.

If you’re keen to look af­ter your body (and I can’t think of a good rea­son you wouldn’t be), we’ve got loads of recipes and ar­ti­cles to get you on the right track. Turn to page 104 for tips on how to take con­trol if you’ve just been di­ag­nosed with pre-di­a­betes, or page 100 for a game plan on stay­ing pos­i­tive af­ter a type 2 di­ag­no­sis. Los­ing just a small amount of weight (ex­perts say 5-7 per cent) will make a dif­fer­ence, and we have 10 must-know tips to start your weight-loss jour­ney (page 110).

You’ll need some de­li­cious fuel to look af­ter that body of yours, so make week­nights easy with our yummy tray­bakes (hello, nachos!), stay warm with su­per-pow­ered soups or, if the tiramisu choco­late cake roll on our cover is call­ing your name, head straight to page 74 and start cook­ing!

We love hear­ing from you, so let us know how you like look­ing af­ter your body – af­ter all, we only get one!

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