Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " high fibre foods "

optimal meals for fat loss

Who Someone who wants to lose body fat and has good blood sugar control, i.e.: HbA1c < 5.4mmol/L fasting blood sugar < 5.0mmol/L (90mg/dL) average blood sugar < 5.4mmol/L (100mg/dL) post meal blood sugar < 6.7mmol/L (120mg/dL) If you don’t yet have optimal blood sugar control start here. How This weighting is balanced to prioritise high fibre, low calorie […]

Continue reading

fine tuning your diet to suit your goals – Wendy

There is no single dietary template that works for everyone. Different individuals have particular needs and goals, and nutrition should be adjusted accordingly. It can be useful to compare how your diet stacks up against other dietary approaches to identify where you might further refine and improve your diet. The insulin load of your diet […]

Continue reading

the Goldilocks glucose zone

The body requires somewhere between 160 and 600 calories per day from glucose. This glucose can be sourced both from ingested carbohydrates as well as the glucogenic portion of protein not used for growth and repair. Rather than raising blood glucose immediately, amino acids from protein circulate in the blood until they are required. Excessive […]

Continue reading

fibre… net carbs or total carbs?

Looking at the foods sitting above the trend line the chart below it appears that the foods with the greatest insulin response compared to what would be predicted by carbohydrate and protein tend to be the ones that are more processed such as ice-cream, baked beans, pancakes and Jelly Beans. On the lower side of […]

Continue reading

optimal foods for weight loss

Prioritising foods that provide adequate nutrition with minimal calories increases your chances of achieving health, satiety and weight loss. Weight loss can be achieved by eating high fibre, nutrient dense, low calorie density, low carbohydrate foods. Eating more on days when you are active and less on low activity days will be more effective in the […]

Continue reading
>