From my obesity, I am now pre-diabetic and have learned to eat well. Omiting sugar, salt and eating veggies, high fiber foods and protein with a carb helps me chip away the pounds. Slow but sure, and I never give up or give into temptation... See some of my Secrets in the Living with diabetes section...
Eat 35 grams of fiber a day or more...goal is 50 grams Low sugar can goods..available at Walmart Nothing white, no baked goods or anything that says enriched White flour...35 Calorie bread Natures Own Honey Wheat available at Walmart and Equate Fiber Pills
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What's the worst thing about being obese or overweight?
I think for the worst thing about excess weight is becoming pre-diabetic, and realizing all the complications weight does to oneself. High Triglycerides( fat in the blood) Possible srtoke or heart attack, vision complications, kidney and liver complications, gum disease and a host of other problems. I have changed my life for good and will lose weight...I'm down 46lbs in 8 months. Even though I am pre-diabetic I live and eat like I have diabetes.
Wish I knew more about how foods can heal at an earlier age.
Wheat bread and white bread both metabolize high amounts of glucose into the bloodstream. The best bread a diabetic can eat is whole grain rye. It is about 40% better for a diabetic than brown rice on the glycemic chart. Rye fills you up and digests slowly. Stay away from as much white and wheat as possible and you will lose weight
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