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Your carbohydrate tolerance – is it written in your genes? AMY1 copy numbers

Low carb or high carb – what diet is right for you? The AMY1 gene test. Before I knew anything about the effect of diet on my health and hunger, I did notice that an hour or 2 after eating refined starch foods I suffered low blood sugar and was ravenously hungry. Back in the […]

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Paleo diet better than American Diabetes Association diet for type 2 diabetes

A just published study comparing the American diabetes association (ADA) diet with a hunter gatherer (paleolithic or paleo) diet, shows far better blood glucose control and improved insulin sensitivity on the paleo diet. Metabolic and physiologic effects from consuming a hunter-gatherer (Paleolithic)-type diet in type 2 diabetes Twenty-five patients with type 2 diabetes (50-69 years) […]

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Low-glycemic (lower carb) diet improves blood sugar, insulin and diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes

Today’s post is just a quick cut and paste. (I’m head down writing at the moment as I’m doing post grad nutrition science papers, currently ‘advanced disease and nutrition’ paper – I’ll be sharing some interesting things I’ve been learning later.) In the meantime this study confirms that a reduced carbohyrate diets is very effective […]

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Type 1 diabetic loses weight & achieves normal blood sugar on low carb/ paleo diet

A little while back I saw a comment from Sue, a type 1 diabetic, who had written about her success using low carb paleo to achieve normal blood glucose levels. I love inspiring stories, and as Sue was also a New Zealander (AKA Kiwi) I asked if she would mind sharing her story on my […]

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