Tag Archives: Simple Carbohydrates

First high-carb-low-fat day after 8 years on a low-carb-high-fat diet

by in Carbs, Insulin, and Diabetes August 7, 2016

A little taste of what’s to come from the results of my experiment with continuous glucose monitoring: this roller coaster ride is what most people experience every day. What was on the menu: melon, raspberries, watermelon, (nap), coconut water, tomato salad, fresh corn, a little ‘financier aux pistaches’, and finally, popcorn to finish off the day. Can […]

Reversing diabetes: understanding the process

by in Carbs, Insulin, and Diabetes July 14, 2014

The fundamental problem, the cause of all the complications associated with diabetes, is the chronically elevated glucose and insulin levels. Independently of the fact that each individual, each one of us, has a different tolerance to carbohydrates, a different metabolic response to the presence of glucose and insulin in the blood, there are basically only two ways […]

When you eliminate insulin-stimulating carbohydrates

by in Carbs, Insulin, and Diabetes February 14, 2012

Eliminating insulin-stimulating carbohydrates will have a profound effect on your health. What are insulin-stimualing carbohydrates? All simple sugars: white sugar, brown sugar, unrefined sugar, dehydrated cane sugar juice, coconut sugar, honey, molasses, corn syrup, agave syrup, fructose, and also fruit whose calories are typically half glucose half fructose. And all starchy carbohydrates: potatoes, rice, bread, […]