using your glucose meter as a fuel gauge

Fascinating article for anyone who is insulin resistant, diabetic, and following a LCHF diet.
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  • While reducing carbohydrates is the first priority, high blood glucose levels and insulin resistance can also be a sign that you are eating too much and / or too often.
  • You can use your blood glucose meter as a fuel gauge to help you understand whether your hunger is real and refine your meal timing.
  • Delaying your next meal allows your body to use up the glucose in your blood.
  • Intermittent fasting will allow your the glucose in your blood stream to be replenished from the glycogen stores in your liver and muscle and allow energy to flow from your fat stores.
blood glucoseaction
>  7 day average, well slept and low stressdelay eating and / or exercise
< 7 day averageif hungry, enjoy nutrient dense foods that align with your insulin sensitivity
< 73mg/dL (4.0 mmol/L)eat higher insulin load foods if hungry and delay exercise

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10 Ways To Speed Up Your Metabolism

Some wonderful tips to speed up your metabolism!
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10 ways to speed up your metabolism

No one wants to be a hater right? Well, it’s sometimes hard to ignore that some people are just blessed with a fast metabolism. You know them, they are the ones that can eat just about anything and remain rail thin.

However, do you know that looks can be deceiving? Not every skinny person is a healthy. Well, that’s a post for another time.

The question is can we do anything to remedy a slow metabolism. Is it possible to even become one of those elusive types? What if I told you that you can change your metabolism?

There are plenty of studies that give us reason to believe that it’s not only possible but achievable. I became one those people. Now, remember no hating! I am here to share what I have learned so that you too can enjoy the benefits of a fast metabolism.

Here Are 10 Things You…

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