Okay, I’m not going to save the juicy part until the end of the blog. So, here it is: fasting not only allows for better diabetes control but it also helps to reverse diabetes. Science has now proven what many have already know for some time. Do you know a diabetic? Are they on a routine like me (Isagenix)? If they’re not, they need to be if they want optimal health.
My story: those who are familiar with me know I began a particular nutrition/lifestyle program some time ago that involves caloric restriction and intermittent fasting to not only positively affect my athletic performance and recovery, but also to better lock down tighter blood glucose control. As an insulin dependent diabetic for now over 35 years, I always want to do all I can to be as healthy as possible. Sadly, I have found in my experience (and from discussions with many other diabetics over the years) that endocrinologists do not emphasize true prevention and nutritional intervention. No, statins are not prevention…sorry. More on that soon. On the topic of nutritional intervention to help diabetic control, there is a lot of research yet very few physicians touch on its importance. This is rather unfortunate. With a bit of education and desire, it is easy to discover ways to better manage diabetes. Continue Reading →