Gluconeogenesis and Glycolysis

Glycolysis  refers to the breakdown of glucose and gluconeogenesis refers to the synthesis of new glucose. Both are absolutely essential metabolic processes. At its most simple, gluconeogenesis is when excess protein, beyond what your body needs for cell growth and repair, converts into glucose. Gluconeogenesis is the endogenous production of glucose in the body, especially in … Continue reading Gluconeogenesis and Glycolysis

Reversing Diabetes with LCHF

Those who have been most successful in lowering blood glucose, losing weight, and reversing other diabetes symptoms have eliminated (1) all refined carbohydrates (sugar and starches) and (2) transfats. Goal: To achieve and maintain an A1C of 4.0-5.6%, fasting blood glucose of 70-99 mg/dL (3.8-5.6 mmol/l), no blood glucose spikes above 140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/l), … Continue reading Reversing Diabetes with LCHF