Nutritional typing is yet another way to look at your bodies needs and find what foods work best for you. It is for all people, not just those with diabetes, and the purpose is to determine which enterotype you belong to. The three possibilities are: 1. carb/veggies, 2. protein, and 3. mixed.
These three types relate to microorganisms populating our gut, how our food is processed, which types of enzymes your gut produces most of, etc. We may not need all the details though they are interesting for some of us, but what we do need to do is to match of dietary intake to the foods our own digestive systems can best utilize. We say it all the time: we are all different and what works for one won't work well for another.
This connective link will take you to the nutritional typing test. When I went in to do mine, I did have to register for the free site newsletter, but it's easy to cancel if all you want is the test. The results of the Nutritional-Typing will allow you to move on into the Nutritional Navigator Dashboard which I found rather fascinating once I figured out how to enter my meals and recipes for a very clear analysis of what I'm eating.
The site also sells supplements. I checked the list that came up with my testing and found I was already taking the ones he recommended. I prefer to buy my supplements from local sources, so that's all I used this section for. There is a lot of information on the site. How much you use is up to you.
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