How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes through Diet
The Ketogenic Diet
The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF).
The slow-carb diet is a low-carb diet created by Timothy Ferriss, author of the book The 4-Hour Body. It involves eating from an allowed list of food that is low in carbohydrates for at least six days of the week.
You can take good care of yourself and your diabetes by learning
- what to eat
- how much to eat
- when to eat
Making wise food choices can help you
- feel good every day
- lose weight if you need to
- lower your risk for heart disease, stroke, and other problems caused by diabetes
Healthful eating helps keep your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, in your target range. Physical activity and, if needed, diabetes medicines also help. The diabetes target range is the blood glucose level suggested by diabetes experts for good health. You can help prevent health problems by keeping your blood glucose levels on target.
For people taking certain diabetes medicines, following a schedule for meals, snacks, and physical activity is best. However, some diabetes medicines allow for more flexibility. You’ll work with your health care team to create a diabetes plan that’s best for you. Talk with your doctor or diabetes teacher about how many meals and snacks to eat each day.