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How to use your glucose meter as a fuel gauge

Intermittent fasting has helped many people lose weight, lower their blood sugars and reverse type 2 diabetes without the hassle of tracking their food.   But, sadly, for many more, fasting doesn’t provide the results they hoped for.  When we get ravenously hungry, most of us gravitate to energy-dense nutrient-poor foods that quickly undo all our […]

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Blood glucose, glucagon and insulin response to protein

The food insulin index data indicates that there is both a blood sugar and an insulin response to the glucogenic component of protein. [1] A higher protein intake tends to lead to better blood sugar control, increased satiety and reduced caloric intake. Digested amino acids from protein circulate in the bloodstream until they are required for […]

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