Now that I have regularly been using my elliptical, I've noticed my numbers are looking good. In fact, I've had to cut down on my medications to avoid them from dropping too low. Wow! So my advice is to get out there and sweat your butt off!
Only is you are healthy enough to and consulted your Dr :)
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High insulin changes excess blood sugar into fat around the belly,and it hard to lose. It is called viseral fat. Insulin makes & keeps you fat. High blood triglycerides (fats), high sugar, high insulin & high blood pressure, and inflammation all star to take a toll on your health and promote heart disease. Obesity is stored fat & you can never lose weight if you continue to eat starch, loads of carbs, sugar and salt.
If you are depressed or tired all the time...try this
Drink coffee which improves mood, increase your vitamin B complex and B12, eat high protein foods which have amino acids in them that tell the brain to feel good. Foods high in fiber such as beans, oats, brown rice, apples, fruits & vegetables will also help change mood. Skip anything with sugar as sugar can make you feel sluggish and crabby because of the swings in blood sugar levels. After the sugar high one can become even more tired and irratible. Get some sun, drink Milk, take vitamin D.
English muffins are high in carbs, granola high in sugar, grapes will give you a sugar spike, smoothies have sugars from bananas, fruit juices & sweetened yogurts, bagels with fat free cream cheese have almost 75 carbs, and even oatmel that has added sugar & dried fruit, this is the kind you want to avoid. Eat rolled oats with some nuts instead.No Croisants either. Cereal, toast, danish, scones, pancakes, waffles, & even fruit are most likely to spike your sugar when dieting or diabetic. Avoid!
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