Category Archives: Diet and dieting

The effect of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet versus a low-glycemic index diet on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus

I found the study below interesting from a personal point of view as I’m a great believer in ketogenic diet regimes for good glycemic control and weight loss(when required) or weight maintenance which can be achieved by increasing the amount … Continue reading

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Another Dietitian gets it right !

There are coming to be more and more registered dieticians and registered nutritionists such as myself that are very, very much in line with LCHF diets, especially in reference to diabetics. Before instantly dismissing the advice of a dietician or … Continue reading

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Don’t fear salt.

Most straight thinking people realise pretty quickly the standard dietary advice for diabetics from most healthcare professionals is wrong, very wrong. They realise the carbs have got to go big time. Next the question comes up what about the fats. … Continue reading

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The idiotic dietary advice we give to diabetes patients !

It is true that in people who do not have diabetes, eating a high-carbohydrate diet probably does little harm – although there are some who believe that a switch from fat to carbohydrate in the diet has driven the current … Continue reading

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Diet and Dieting.

It’s a dangerous business being a deviant. Even in matters of dietary choice, we shouldn’t really be surprised as this attitude is based on the primal instinct of survival. Survival of the herd or tribe left no room for individualism. Don’t dare to … Continue reading

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