Dr. Eric Westman shows us how to avoid the mindset and habits that can pull us into the downward spiral of month-long holiday indulgences.
As you sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner with your family and delicious low carb foods, take a moment to consider how the low carb lifestyle has changed your life! Dr. Eric Westman, co-author of Cholesterol Clarity and The New Atkins for a New You shares what he is thankful for as he looks at the evolution of the low carb lifestyle.
The amount of sugar (or really glucose, technically speaking) is tightly regulated in the human bloodstream. A normal blood sugar (glucose) is under 100 mg/dL, and when the sugar rises to between 100 mg/dL to 125 mg/dL the serious medical conditions of glucose intolerance, pre-diabetes are diagnosed. Once above 125 mg/dL diabetes is diagnosed. As more research is done, the optimal blood glucose number goes lower and lower. The bottom line is you want to keep the blood sugar as low as you can for optimal health.
Eat Your Veggies for Optimal Metabolic Functioning! by Dr. Eric Westman. We look at carbohydrates in their most nutritious – and benign – form.