First off let me tell you my opinion which is a growing
consensus among many doctors and diabetics. DIETS DO NOT WORK. They may help you in the
short haul but in order to really make progress it takes a complete change in one’s
lifestyle of eating to have any long term benefits. Over weight? Living a sedentary
lifestyle, high cholesterol, high A1C?
Stop and think, "What got me to where I am". It always ends up
being how you eat everyday foods and or sedentary. Here in America we have what
is called the S.A.D (Sat American Diet) in which we eat lots of processed or
pre-prepared meals laden with salts,sugars, High fructose corn syrup, Processed meats
like lunch meats, ham, bacon, hot dogs etc. and processed grains in biscuits,
breads, pasta, etc.
Every one of these foods causes our bodies to
"revolt" against their acidic causing processes within our body resulting in obesity, mineral and vit shortages (like calcium and magnessium) and many other health problems
If, and only if you change your lifestyle of
eating for the rest of your life will you see any long term benefits to what
people call Diets! You stop dieting, you
go back to being heavy, sick, and even diabetic. You must change your lifestyle
of eating. You cannot do the same things that got you to where you are with
your health and expect lasting results.
Proof of this comes from people having bariatric and lap band
surgery. They lose weight and their diabetes goes into remission, but, if they
return to their old eating ways the weight and diabetes will come back.
I was a diebetic for 15 yrd taking the max dose of Lantus plus metformin and B/P pills, Cholesterol plls and an A1C of 7.2. I changed my lifestyle of eating to what is called the alkaline lifestyle and am now off all pills or meds for any health problems. No insulin, no pills of any kind and an A1C of 6.1' I will never go back to eating the S.A.D again
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