Improve Blood Sugar: save the carbs for last.

We know that what you eat changes blood sugar response: blood sugars spike and fall more quickly with refined carbohydrates and large portions of food foods with fiber, fat, and protein slow down absorption, resulting in a slower release of nutrients into the bloodstream and gradual rise of blood sugars that peak lower and come…

Reversing Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifestyle¬†disease, just like heart disease, so it makes sense that management¬†of the condition requires attention to diet and exercise. There is growing evidence that you may be able to reverse both diseases using a combination of weight loss, exercise, and dietary changes. Reversal is not the same as a cure, in the…

Ketogenic Diet in the News

A recently published study out of UCSF reports success with a ketogenic diet for blood sugar control in overweight people with diabetes and pre-diabetes.¬† The study compared patients following either a ketogenic (high fat, low carbohydrate) diet or a moderate carbohydrate, calorie restricted low-fat diet for twelve months. Each group consisted of 16 adults and…