optimal foods for normal blood sugars & ketosis

This is exactly what I should be following

Optimising Nutrition

Who Diabetics or people trying to achieve nutritional ketosis
When HbA1c greater than 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)

Macro 5 – 15% carbohydrates / 15 – 30% protein / 55 – 80% fat
How Low insulin load, high nutrient density food choices will lead to improved blood sugar control, mood, mental clarity, weight loss and overall health.

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ND / cal fibre / cal ND / $ ND / weight insulinogenic (%) cal / 100g $ / cal
15% 5% 5% 10% 50% 10% 5%

vegetables & spices

  • curry powder
  • spinach
  • turnip greens
  • coriander
  • rosemary
  • parsley
  • peppers
  • mushrooms
  • chard
  • cinnamon
  • peppers
  • artichokes
  • broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts
  • kale

fats and oils

  • butter
  • coconut oil
  • olive oil
  • fish oil
  • flaxseed oil


  • avocados
  • olives

eggs & dairy

  • egg yolk
  • whole egg

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About SimpleLivingOver50

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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1 Response to optimal foods for normal blood sugars & ketosis

  1. martykendall says:

    so glad it was useful!

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