Why I Adopted a Reduced Carbohydrate Approach

The following is a link to a great article by Ron Raab (from the first person point of view) on why a diabetic adopts a reduced carbohydrate approach.


Having lived with diabetes for many years, Ron Raab noticed that when he reduced the amount of carbohydrate in his diet,his blood glucose levels improved. His experience of theshortcomings of high-carbohydrate dietary recommendationsin regulating his blood glucose led him to adopt an alternativeapproach. In this article, the author outlines his choice of amuch reduced carbohydrate dietary intake as a key element ofhis diabetes management. He also highlights the logic of thisapproach and some of its supporting evidence, and describesthe major contradictions inherent in the high-carbohydraterecommendations that constitute mainstream advice.

http://www.diabetesvoice.org/issues/2007-12/Why_I_adopted_a_reduced_carbohydrate_approach.pdf

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