You Could be a Carbohydrate Addict

Do you constantly crave energy foods such as white bread, potatoes, rice and chocolate? Then, according to a controversial theory that links carbohydrates to weight gain, chronic health problems and Syndrome X, the article, 'You Could be a Carbohydrate Addict' by Stephanie Osfield, may show this to be true.

'Diabetes Solution, A Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars' by Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, M.D. F.A.C.E.

I began reading this book in March 1999 when, in desperation with Type 1 Diabetes and unstable blood glucose levels of 3 < 20mmol/l most days, I resorted to various books on Diabetes, with a view to regaining some stability. With my health out of control, and being unable to remedy the situation myself, I found this text, and it changed my outlook on Diabetes and diet, forever.

'Seven Day Low-Carb Menu Plan' by Karen Inge

Using 1450 calories a day, this diet contains 104 grams protein, 46 grams fat, and 150 grams carbohydrate per day. Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day, and choose one from each of the the following at meal time.

Protein Foods To Help Lower Carbohydrate Intake

Juicing Notes - WEIGHT LOSS

I spoke to a slim, athletic person in his forties about how he maintained his fitness regime and outlook to good health, diet and his positive approach. I told him of my medical difficulties with Type 1 Diabetes, and how I was working on lowering the carbohydrates to reduce the need for fast-acting Humolog insulin, which was contributing to numerous hypoglycaemic attacks.

Carbohydrate Counting Food Diary

There is a remarkable book by Dr. Richard Bernstein, himself a Type 1 Diabetic for 60 years, entitled 'Diabetes Solution – A Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars', which shows how to minimise the intake of carbohydrate for diabetic well-being. I decided to keep a food and carbohydrate diary for a few days to see if I could maintain his excellent regime.


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