So, there’s a lot of misinformation about what causes blood sugar problems
And the worse part is when you have two “experts” who contradict each other and thus, causing most of us a lot of frustration when it comes to getting and STAYING healthy!
In fact, this is why I created my blog and these articles — to help give you clarity, reduce the frustration, eliminate the misinformation when it comes to health, and thus, make your life easier.
This way, getting healthy, looking, and feeling young … can actually be fun because you’ll get results with less effort, time, and money.
And the best part, is you can do it naturally WITHOUT expensive and harmful drugs.
Now, I mention all of this because a lot of people think that you need to have a low-carbohydrate diet or eat lots of protein, no fats, and so forth when it comes to managing your blood sugar.
Unfortunately, this is partly true and sadly, most of the information is completely misguided and wrong.
With that said, let’s get right to the point and discuss today’s topic – the #1 food you should be eating with ALL of your meals, to help support healthy blood sugar.
So let’s get started: What you need to do is eat some FAT with all of your meals.
However, the problem here is that people are either
- Eating NO fats, because they’ve been misled and brainwashed thinking it’s bad for them and it’ll make them fat.
- They eat the WRONG types of fats and thus, it’s making things worse and is actually the CAUSE for getting them fat and making them diabetic.
So let’s discuss both of these quickly.
Problem 1 – Eating NO Fats
If you don’t have some fat in your meals, the carbohydrates you eat will quickly shoot up your blood sugar and thus, your insulin levels.
This is NOT what you want because, over time, your insulin receptors become “insensitive” and thus, your body needs to produce even MORE insulin to get the same “healthy blood sugar” effects.
The benefit is that if you eat some healthy fats with all of your meals, you will quickly BLUNT the blood sugar spikes.
This is because fat slows digestion. Thus, you’ll lower the glycemic index and load of the meal.
The end result is
- healthy blood sugar after your meals
- better energy levels
- and healthier insulin receptors
Problem 2 – Eating The WRONG Fats
The second problem is those who do eat fats with their meals, they eat the WRONG types of fats.
So in the movie “Forks over Knives”, Dr. Greger1 states that “fat makes you insulin resistant”. This is based on studies performed in the 1930s where a group of participants ate a “fat-rich diet… in vegetable oils, butter, mayonnaise, and cream.”
I’m not going to get into all the details. However, I mention this because these are NOT healthy fats. These are crappy fats.
These are manmade fats. They’re fake. Not natural. These fats are treated, heated, hydrogenated, and trans-fats.
YES, these fats are bad for you and will cause blood sugar problems, in addition to dozens of other health problems.
What you want to eat are some healthy fats:
- Raw nuts and seeds (hemp, flax, etc.)
- Coconut oil
- Extra virgin Macadamia nut and Olive oil
- Omega and fish oils
Don’t heat your oils because it changes the structure of the molecule. And if you’re going to cook, stick with Coconut oil and macadamia nut oil.
Also, fats create and improve your hormones, which is the KEY to a healthier body. By the way, you don’t need much fat with your meals.
Eat between 20%-30% of your total calories from healthy fats. And that’s it.