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Showing posts with label diabetes. Show all posts

Low-carb diets could reduce diabetes, heart disease and stroke risk even if people DON'T lose weight by cutting down on bread, potatoes and pasta


  • Researchers at Ohio State University tested low-carb diets on 16 people

  • Weight loss was thought to be what caused the health benefits of diet changes

  • But people's blood fat and cholesterol levels reduced during a low-carb diet

  • And metabolic syndrome was stopped in more than half of people taking part


Eating a low-carb diet could make you healthier even if you don't lose weight because of it, a study has found.




A Guide to Healthy Low-Carb Eating with Diabetes

Healthy Low-Carb Eating with Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic disease that has reached epidemic proportions.
It currently affects over 400 million people worldwide (1).


Although diabetes is a complicated disease, maintaining good blood sugar control can greatly reduce the risk of complications.


One of the ways to achieve better blood sugar levels is to follow a low-carb diet.


This article provides a detailed overview of low-carb diets for managing diabetes.





What is Diabetes, and What Role Does Food Play?


If you have diabetes, your body cannot process carbohydrates effectively.

Normally, when you eat carbs, they are broken down into small units of glucose, which end up as blood sugar.