Low Carb Health
Information about health and low carb diets, particularly conditions
that may be improved by a low carb diet eg diabetes, fibromyalgia.
Myths About Low Carbohydrate Diets
Over the last several years,
low-carbohydrate diets have experienced a substantial increase in
popularity. However, along with the ever-increasing popularity of these
diets, there has been an increase in the number, and virulence, of
attacks on them by advocates of the high-carbohydrate, low-animal fat
diet theory that came into vogue around 40 years ago. Nutrition
"experts", who should know better, repeat common myths about
low-carbohydrate eating that are clearly disputed by ample scientific
and empirical evidence.
Diabetics Should Avoid High Carbohydrate Diets.
influential mainstream proponents of low-fat nutrition is the American
Diabetes Association who, for years, has recommended that diabetics
consume a high-carbohydrate diet. Never mind that diabetes is an illness characterized by glucose
intolerance; that is, an inability to efficiently metabolize dietary
carbohydrates which, regardless of their source (complex, simple, high-glycemic,
low-glycemic, high-fiber, low-fiber) are ultimately broken down into
glucose inside the body.
Bernstein's Diabetes Solution
If you're diabetic, you really owe it to yourself to read
this book. Dr Bernstein is a 'type one' diabetic who became a diabetes
specialist. His main interest is in the prevention of diabetic
complications (like amputations, blindness, kidney failure). He
has been able to prevent, and sometimes reverse diabetic complications
with a low carbohydrate diet approach that tightly controls the diabetic's blood sugar
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterised by chronic, widespread muscular
pain. It feels rather like having arthritis in the muscles. If
you're fibromyalgic, you wake up in the morning stiff and sore all over, often
feeling worse than when you went to bed. Many
fibromyalgia experts believe that a majority of fibromyalgics are hypoglycemic, and
will benefit from a low carbohydrate diet
Government Rolls Out the Anti-Low-Carb Propaganda Machine!
about Al Qaeda, violent assaults, or dangerous drivers; Victorian Health
Minister Bronwyn Pike has decided that what Victorians really need
protection from is the late low-carb guru Dr. Robert Atkins and all
those other heartless scoundrels who recommend popular low-carbohydrate
Open Letter to Victorian Health Minister Bronwyn Pike.
announced a new campaign, to be conducted by your government at taxpayer
expense, that would endeavor to alert Victorian residents to the alleged
"dangers" of low-carbohydrate diets. To the best of my
knowledge, this action is unprecedented in Australian political history,
for no state government has ever taken it upon themselves to issue
warnings against a specific diet, despite the fact that certain dietary
regimens have indeed been directly linked to ill-health and death.
For more information on fibromyalgia see Pain
Busters Clinic - they specialise in the treatment of
fibromyalgia, and recommend a low carb diet to their fibromyalgia
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