All I used to ever think about was food. I probably drooled! Now I eat 6 smaller meals and monitor portion size. Now I rarely think about food. I actually feel hunger if I forget to eat. I think my blood sugar must have been on a yo-yo. Now it is on a balanced scale!
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Dr Mark Hyman says" Research studies say that low blood sugar levels are associated with LOWER overall blood flow to the brain, which means more BAD decisions. To keep your blood sugar stable: Eat a nutritious breakfast with some protein like eggs, protein shakes, or nut butters. Studies repeatedly show that eating a healthy breakfast helps people maintain weight loss. Also, have smaller meals throughout the day. Eat every 3-4 hours and have some protein with each snack or meal (lean) "
Insulin causes the body to store fat. The more insulin you require to lower your blood sugar, the more fat you will store. To minimize this effect, try to make healthy lower carbohydrate choices in your diet to keep your blood sugar stable, thus requiring less insulin coverage!
For more information on carb counting, check out the American Diabetes Association on the internet.
Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usually takes 5 to 7 days to accomplish. Don't beat yourself up if you slip up, just add more protein to your diet & choose healthy low glycemic foods from the glycemic foods index, apples, pears, plum, peaches, kiwi & berries of all sorts.
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