Entries by Hanna Boëthius

HbA1c, just a number?

Do you ever find yourself paying a little too much attention to a specific number? Your weight? Your distance covered? Milestones reached? Friends on Facebook? Or, perhaps, your HbA1c, the “lighthouse” of how you’re doing as a diabetic? It’s easy to put a lot of weight on a number (pun intended!), because it’s something measurable, […]

Diabetes Sweet Spot

When you start on a new journey, you ideally want to know what the eff you’ve gotten yourself into. Not least when it’s about your health, well-being and future life. I get that. I totally do. And I’ve got something really special up my sleeve for you today! This is one of my biggest secrets […]

Weight Loss – 5 Tips

Sure, food is a big part of losing weight. But it’s not the only part. This is such an important realization to make, if nothing else to stop yourself from buying into the next fad diet with some super formula that will make you loose weight faster than lightning. That’s nothing more than excellent PR […]

Seed Crackers GrainBrain Style

Have you ever tried seed crackers? All you wanted was a little crunch in your life, but all you got was disappointment. Were they a little… papery? Or were they full of chemical stuff, or stuff that you can’t/don’t want to eat? I’m making you a very happy bunny today. Almost everyone who has tried […]

Make A Change – 4 Steps How To

It’s never too late to start a positive change.   “The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery   It’s easy to think that “you’re too far gone/old/overweight/addicted/stuck” to make a change for yourself and your life. I know where you’re at right now. I really do. If […]

Diabetes Belief

Don’t stop believin’! Dealing with any kind of health challenges is, well, challenging to day the least. And, yes, it’s even more so when you know said challenge (say, diabetes) isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. This is exactly the point at which it’s so important to keep believing. I’m definitely not talking about a religious […]

Fat Facts

Food fact: Fat, glorious fat! Let’s set the record straight here once and for all: not all fats are bad! Sure, the transfatty crappy vegetable oils (cottonseed, rapeseed and processed sunflower oils for example), margarine, the junk food you get at most fast food restaurants or chips/cakes/cookies/candy aren’t what we’re talking about today. (Which are […]

Diabetes & The Long Run

When you’re first diagnosed with Diabetes, it’s a major shock to the system. The questions are endless. What do I eat? What medications do I have to take when? I have to inject myself several times a day?! What the what? I didn’t sign up for this!! But what happens after living with diabetes for […]

Paleo Scones

Going grain free = going bread free. In the very most cases, at least. The “bread” you do eat won’t be the factory produced, refined stuff you find at the super market. Bread is usually one of the things I hear most often from my clients that they miss when they are getting healthier. Which […]