Low-carb High-healthy-fat (LCHF) We will start with explaining Low-carb High-healthy Fat (LCHF) because, when it's done right, it is the most immediately effective approach to lowering blood sugars and A1C numbers. LCHF can be utilized by all dietary lifestyles, whether non-vegetarian, lacto-ovo vegetarian, or dietary vegan. The polar opposite of LCHF is High-carb Low-fat Whole-food … Continue reading Low-carb High-fat vs. High-carb Low-fat Dietary Vegan
March is National Nutrition Month, an educational campaign focusing on the significance of physical fitness as well as eating nourishing meals. So it's a good time to further tweak your diabetes way of eating to best fit your goals for your diabetic health. Here is a detailed overview of Dietary Approaches in Diabetes Management. This … Continue reading March – Approaches to Diabetes Management
The word "keto" has exploded all over the media and the marketing world. What does this mean? The word "keto" is short for ketosis and ketogenic diet. There are thousands of books and cookbooks on "the ketogenic diet" and a full spectrum of "keto" products to buy and eat, drink, and supplement your diet, with … Continue reading What Is Ketosis?
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
It's very difficult for many people to accept that fats are okay for diabetics (within whatever individual calorie quota they have established for themselves). We have spent our lifetimes being bombarded by the food, pharmaceutical, and medical industries with the idea that fat is "bad" and carbs are "good." It takes some serious thought—and research—to … Continue reading Why Can’t I Eat Low-carb AND Low-fat?