Paleo, obesity and insulin resistance

So here is it folks. The actual science behind curing Type II Diabetes.

Optimising Nutrition

You’ve probably heard it said that our ancestors didn’t eat a particular macronutrient ratio that kept them healthy, but rather they avoided obesity and the diseases of modern civilisation by consuming sugar and carbohydrates the natural packaging that it came in.   Our ancestral diet included a diverse range of plant and regularly provided more than 100g of dietary fibre per day. [1]

I recently came across a series of enlightening videos by Doctor Jason Fung [2] in which highlighted research on the “food insulin index” (FII) which showed the relationship between carbohydrates eaten and insulin secretion is not simple.  While pure fats such as butter and olive oil are the lowest on the insulin index, some carbohydrate-containing foods are lower on the insulin index than you’d expect simply from their carbohydrate content alone.  Lean protein foods such as steak and white fish cause high levels of insulin to be secreted…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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