Trying to lose weight or improve your blood sugar? Intermittent fasting might be worth a try.
As a rule, I don’t do diets. I always recommend the slow and steady approach of cutting out empty calories and increasing your physical activity to lose a few pounds, or get your cholesterol, blood sugar or blood pressure under control. For most people, that works really well, but sometimes, after a certain age, and especially if you’re already pretty careful about your diet and exercise, the slow and steady approach feels like you’re swimming upstream – exhausted but getting nowhere. Continue Reading..
There are a number of books out there on the Glycemic Index (GI) diet. They promise to help you lose weight, flatten your belly and reverse insulin resistance, but is it just another fad diet, or does it really work? Well, based on the research out there, it won’t hurt, and it may very well help if you are one of the 79 million Americans have been diagnosed with impaired fasting glucose or prediabetes, which is the step before full blown diabetes. Continue Reading..