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High-fat diet lowered blood sugar and improved blood lipids in diabetics

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Interesting article here:

medicalxpress.com/news/2
012-05-high-fat-diet-lower
ed-blood-sugar.html


"People with Type 2 diabetes are usually advised to keep a low-fat diet. Now, a study at Linköping University shows that food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates could have a better effect on blood sugar levels and blood lipids."

This is just one study, and it won't change anything. But I'm glad to see a clinical trial that replicates and confirms the changes I've seen in my own body and blood sugar/cholesterol levels since I've been eating a LCHF diet. I'm thinking about sending this to my doctor.
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  • VHALKYRIE
    I haven't understood why doctors recommend low carb diets for diabetes, but haven't caught on that recommending low carb in non-diabetics also may prevent it. I know that if I had continued my high carb, low fat trend, I was setting myself up for diabetes. I came to the research on my own, and I feel very strongly that I dodged a bullet here.
    1651 days ago
  • WOUBBIE
    It's good to see it becoming less and less "radical" all the time. It will still be 20 years before the fat-phobia phases out (it took at least that long for it to phase in).

    As to gallbladder, even that generally improves with high fat low carb:


    http://www.dietdoc
    tor.com/gallstones-and-low-carb

    http://gut.bmj.com/content/
    54/6/823.abstract

    1668 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/15/2012 6:34:31 PM
  • RADFEN
    Unless you have galbaldder issues...
    1668 days ago
  • NAYPOOIE
    I knew that.
    1668 days ago
  • MIMO11
    Interesting. Thank you.
    1668 days ago
  • ALISHAB3
    Ain't that the honest truth!! emoticon
    1668 days ago
  • VEUVEGIRL
    Good for you!
    1668 days ago
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