I have read about how a low carb high fat (LCHF) diet is supposed to help with diabetes, but it seems to good to be true. The answer to most concerns seems to be "eat more fat". It appears that bacon is a good thing in this diet…from a quote from Homer Simpson, "butter that bacon, boy!". Eating full fat dairy, butter on everything, and coconut oil seems to be the norm. I was reading on a different forum, people eating coconut oil by the spoonful as a snack and putting it in their coffee. They are using fat to feel full as a replacement for carbs. Some are admitting that their cholesterol numbers have gone up slightly but that they have become "large and fluffy", and that is good I guess?!
Consuming veggies is rarely discussed, other that only eating veggies that grow above ground…meaning no tubers, etc, not that they defy gravity.
What is your take on this diet, and if you are on it how is it working?
I am not trying to get out of eating "healthy", but at my workplace (where I spend 12 hours a day, and cannot leave the property) access to fresh veggies is difficult. Access to foods fitting the LCHF meal plan are easier, and storage of the foods would be easier.
I am waiting to see a diabetic dietician, but would like more information before then, so when I can finally get an appointment I can focus on the details rather then trying to understand the basics.
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