Hi, I’m Christina and welcome to my blog Defying Diabetes! I am Type 1 diabetic and training to be a Naturopathic Nutritionist to coach and guide people with a variety of conditions to a better lifestyle.

Being Type 1 diabetic myself, I realised there is a massive stigma around this condition that has to be changed.

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Jamie Oliver’s Jerk Chicken Recipe

Here is Jamie Oliver’s Jerk Chicken recipe, it is delicious and perfect for the summer season. If you like fresh, spicy and zingy dishes, this is perfect for you. Serves 4 Macros: (approx) Calories: 673Carbohydrates: 86gof which sugars: 16gFibre: 6gProtein: 53gFat: 13g Ingredients: Chicken 4 chicken breasts tablespoon runny honey a few sprigs of fresh… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s Jerk Chicken Recipe

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Exam stress and sugar levels

Everyone living with diabetes knows how much stress can impact glucose control. Exam season can be incredibly stressful and keeping sugar levels stable plays an integral role in exam success. Keep reading for my top tips on handling exam stress to keep sugar levels in check. 1. Eat regular meals It is really easy to… Continue reading Exam stress and sugar levels

My tasty 5 minute salad

Here is my super quick and easy 5 minute salad. This recipe is perfect if you need to make a healthy lunch to take anywhere with you! My 5 minute salad is high in fibre, protein and good fats which will help keep you full. You can add any source of carbohydrates you fancy to… Continue reading My tasty 5 minute salad

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