Tag Archives: Low-carbohydrate diet

People with Diabetes Need Balanced Snacks, Right?

Wrong. People with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes don’t require snacks, and anything eaten between meals should contain as few carbohydrates as possible. I recently joined Pinterest and came across  this link as I was looking  for images to … Continue reading

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Low-carb diet gets more support from new analysis

I find so many of us have found the same to be true-A snippet from the article below… “As people fire up their grills for barbecues over Labor Day weekend, a new analysis touts the benefits of a low-carb, meat-lovers’ diet. A … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Wortman: 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture.

A must watch from our friend and fellow diabetic Dr Jay Wortman: Graham  

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Tasty Saturday night pizza back on the menu ! Low carb of course !

Not my recipe but this recipe below looks absolutely awesome ! “These low-carb pizzas taste just like a Dominos takeaway to me. You can make them however you like as meats and cheese have negligible carbs. You can also make … Continue reading

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“There may be a tipping point approaching” Jay Wortman MD

“There may be a tipping point approaching. I was invited to debate the merits of a low-carb diet for diabetes at a big conference last week. It was a combination of the Canadian Diabetes Association annual conference with the annual … Continue reading

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Deal of the day !

Tesco’s have currently reduced the price of silverside beef joints by £3 per Kg and I have picked myself up a large joint today for £12.51,sounds expensive ? well considering it will feed six of us for our Sunday roast and with … Continue reading

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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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Drop the carbs and drop your trig levels !

“After years of low-carb dieting myself and of taking care of thousands of patients on low-carb diets, I can tell you one thing with pretty much certainty: Low-carb diets reduce triglyceride levels markedly. And I can tell you that low-carb … Continue reading

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Low-carbohydrate diet better than low-fat for cholesterol and triglycerides

I found this article today and much of it rings true with what many of us who personally follow low carb diet regimes have seen with our lipid panels despite us being constantly told that a low carb high fat … Continue reading

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