low carb high fat

haoleboy
By haoleboy Latest Reply 2014-12-08 18:15:09 -0600
Started 2014-12-07 17:50:42 -0600

here's a link to an excellent video from Australia on the benefits of a low carb high fat diet
http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/lowcarb/#

enjoy
Steve


7 replies

Gabby
GabbyPA 2014-12-08 08:54:34 -0600 Report

This really helps explain why when I was first dealing with my diabetes, I was afraid to eat carbs and almost cut them out. I did much better back then before my doctor and almost everyone else told me I had to consume carbs to be balanced. I just want to feed my body useful nutrients. This was a great video, thank you.

RosalieM
RosalieM 2014-12-08 07:26:53 -0600 Report

Excellent Steve. I read the whole transcript.
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vensa
vensa 2014-12-08 05:16:55 -0600 Report

Thank you! this video is a real eye opener. All my life I had auto-conditioned myself to avoid any fat based food. With diabetes and obesity in particular, this video is just right for me. I had a lingering doubt in the past, on the composition of the marco nutrients. if I had to reduce carb, then either fat or protein needs to go up considering to keep the overall calories constant. I was struggling to agree whether it should be Protein or Fat. Now it looks like no harm, or rather good to have high fat.

lilleyheidi
lilleyheidi 2014-12-08 04:11:44 -0600 Report

I almost skipped over watching this video, but decided to give it a chance. I'm glad i did. Thanks Steve. Very informative and lots of great information. This is why I'm making an honest attempt (no promises how long it is going to last) at going lower in carb than I have been (i've moved from about 120 a day down to 50-70 a day). So far on this new experiment, my weight is dropping off from me and my blood sugars are fantastic. I'm having a bit of a difficult time eating a lot of meats, mainly because of the price, beef is expensive, I'm sticking with a lot of boneless chicken breast and a lot of legumes. But, what I'm doing seems to be working, at least for now. Thanks for posting this. HUGS, Heidi

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