Tag Archives: carbohydrate

High Fat Low Glucose

Lately I’ve talked to and read about people who’ve eaten fast food and then experienced low blood glucose. This can be confusing and/or frustrating, but it actually makes sense. Fat takes longer to break down in our bodies and doesn’t turn into … Continue reading

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Limiting Carbohydrate

I recently spent a few weeks eating fewer carbohydrate foods. While I don’t like most sentences with the word “limit” in them, it was my choice to limit the carbs I ate, so I’m using that term for now. During … Continue reading

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More food and diabetes

A recent study found that carb counting is not much better than other meal planning approaches in managing type 1 diabetes. I have mixed feelings. Drawbacks to carb counting include giving a message of “eat whatever you want and cover … Continue reading

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Low Carb Lifestyle

Low carb living may be the way to go for many people. I am reading The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living by Volekand Phinney. This book is interesting and eye opening! I am discovering many things about my … Continue reading

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