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High Blood Sugar Diet Plan

High Blood Sugar Diet Plan

Consistently high blood sugar can damage your organs, cause you to gain weight and shorten your life. If you have high blood sugar, eating a balanced diet of healthy carbohydrates, fats and proteins can help you lower blood sugar levels. Whole grains, nutrient-rich fats and lean proteins can help lower your high blood sugar while still satisfying your craving for delicious foods. Video of the Day Although carbohydrates are the main reason blood glucose levels rise, avoiding them is not the answer to controlling high blood sugar. Your body needs a balance of foods—simple and complex carbohydrates for energy, fats to aid in vitamin and mineral absorption, and proteins to build muscle. These foods should be healthy choices. The portion sizes and ratio of carbohydrate to fats to protein depends on your body type, glucose levels and whether or not you need to lose weight. Your doctor or a diabetes educator can help you figure this out. The best carbohydrates for a high blood sugar diet are the complex kind such as brown rice and whole grain breads. Some simple carbohydrates are also healthy—oranges, apples, bananas—but vegetables and whole grains should be at the top of your carbohydrates list. Avoid simple sugars that are nutrient-poor, such as syrup, table sugar and white flour. Cutting out all white foods will help keep blood sugar down. Stick to green, orange, red and other colorful foods. Healthy fats like olive oil and avocado can boost your immune system and lower your cholesterol. Watch out for hidden fats in processed foods, especially saturated fats, hydrogenated oils and trans fats. These fats raise your “bad” cholesterol and lead to plaque in your arteries. Most people with high blood sugar are at greater risk for heart disease, according to the America Continue reading >>

Michael Mosley Photos From Before The Fast Diet And After

Michael Mosley Photos From Before The Fast Diet And After

Hi Michael I started your diet in Jan this year and weighed 102kg and Im now nearing my target of 80kg or less. Would like to get to between 12st7lb and 13st and maintain that range. The only problem is I need an entire new wardrobe even my retro 80s jeans only just fit!! I have lost maybe 4inches off the waste and feel so much healthier. I try and walk the dogs for 3-5 miles a day and thats helped a lot in combination with fasting on Mon and Wed, cutting out wine for four to five days per week and 1700 calories on a normal day.. One question I have if you could help is: On a fast day if I burn 500 calories through walking can I have a food intake of 1100 1200 calories? Ive lost the weight but Im just curious whether Im busting my fast and slowing down the process? Cheers and thanks for the inspiration BTW Im 58 Just wondering if Michael is still doing the 5:2 version of this diet or the modified version that was mentioned this article I didnt want to lose any more because my wife, who is a doctor, said I was looking gaunt. These days, I fast one day a week, and often skip lunch on the other days. I am concerned that a person could go on forever losing weight. When is enough enough? I get the whole healthy lifestyle thing and am doing it, but am wondering if one day a week would be enough to keep the status quo, once you have reached the desired goal? Continue reading >>

The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Just 800 Calories A Day Week 4 My Epic Results &journey

The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Just 800 Calories A Day Week 4 My Epic Results &journey

The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet Just 800 calories a day Week 4 My Epic Results &Journey Diet 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet , Week 4 Gavin Fabiani-Laymond On the 16th July 2016, I started the 8 week Blood Sugar diet that is just 800 calories per day. I completed week 4 on Saturday 13th August 2016. Once again it has been a week of highs and lows. The lows. Not too many again this week, but I have had moments where I felt really hungry and my next meal wasnt for a few hours. So my cure was to drink water and have a black coffee too. After 15 to 20 mins the hunger pangs tended to disappear. As they say mind over matter. The highs. My overall wellbeing is improving every week. As you will read in a moment, my weight loss after 4 weeks is amazing and represented a major milestone for me. I havent confessed to my start weight because I was embarrassed but it was 21st 10lbs. For the first time, I am now under 20st, weighing 19st 13lbs. More below. My neck and waist are smaller. I am wearing smaller size clothes. I feel fantastic in Week 4. Full of more energy and highly motivated to keep going. Willpower is important and being in the right frame of mind. Somehow I have managed both. As you all know, typing this diary helps keep me motivated. Once again, I cannot stress how important all the support across the internet and at home makes to helping me through each day and week. It makes a big difference. I have been asked what the secret is to living on 800 calories a day. Think positive for a start. Phrase the journey in your head as it is only 8 weeks of my life and this is such a small amount of time in reality and in 8 weeks I could fix so much because of the diet. Make sure you have plenty of support. And really important, plan like hell your meals for the next week(s) along with al Continue reading >>

Book Review - The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet - Intensive Dietary Management (idm)

Book Review - The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet - Intensive Dietary Management (idm)

Home / Diabetes , Health and Nutrition /Book Review The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Book Review The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet is Dr. Michael Mosleys new book and one of the most important books of the year. Why? More than simply a collection of interesting ideas and meal plans, it contains one overriding message of hope. Type 2 Diabetes is a reversible disease! Lets back up a bit here. Dr. Mosley studied at New College, Oxford before completing medicine at Royal Free Hospital. After medicine, he joined the BBC as a producer of many science and health related television shows. More recently, he stepped in front of the camera as the on-air personality and presenter. In 2012, Dr. Michael Mosley was a TOFI. A what? Not tofu, the delicious Asian soy delicacy. TOFI stands for Thin on the Outside, Fat on the Inside. Dr. Mosley is a medical doctor, BBC journalist, documentary maker, and international best-selling author. And, in his mid-50s, he was a ticking time bomb. He was not particularly overweight at the time, weighing 187 pounds, standing 5 ft 11 inches with a waist of 36 inches. This gives a body mass index (BMI) of 26.1, which is just barely in the overweight range. By most standard measurements, he was considered just fine. Most people with this syndrome feel just fine, with just a little bit of weight carried around the mid-section from being middle-aged. However, BMI is not the best indicator of T2D risk. The waist circumference, a measure of body fat distribution around the trunk is a far better predictor of T2D. During the course of filming, Mosley had a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) body scan. His organs were literally swimming in fat. To look at him, you would not have guessed he was fat because most of it was hidden inside his abdomen Continue reading >>

How To Have Success On The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet

How To Have Success On The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet

You have decided to go for it. You have talked to your doctor, cleared your cupboards, and had some tests done. As you will soon discover, the Blood Sugar Diet isn’t quite as tough as you may fear. Yes, you are going to be living on 800 calories a day for the next few weeks, but your body should adapt reasonably quickly. Below are guidelines of what to expect at certain check points during the diet. The First 2 Weeks Once you’ve started, you will find that you begin to lose weight fast. Some of it will be fat, but initially you will also be passing a lot of urine. It is essential that you drink at least two to three quarts of calorie-free fluid a day or you will become constipated and get headaches. What you drink is up to you, as long as it doesn’t contain calories. It could be ordinary tap water. If you are not thrilled with plain water, try disguising it by adding a squeeze of lemon or lime, or fresh mint and cucumber. I love seltzer with lots of ice and lemon, fruit-flavored tea, and the occasional coffee (with only a splash of milk). Some people like drinking hot water; oddly enough, there is evidence that heat alone can soothe hunger. Drink zero-calorie sodas if you must. But avoid fruit juice and smoothies. The first two weeks are likely to be the toughest, as your body adapts to fewer calories, but this should in turn lead to some dramatic changes. The 4-Week Review The next key moment in your dieting odyssey will be the four-week review. By now you will be halfway through the diet, and hopefully things are going well. You will have lost a lot of weight, with much of it coming off your waist. Your blood sugars will be starting to stabilize at close to normal levels. Your sugar cravings will likely be much reduced. And ideally you should revisit your doctor Continue reading >>

Week 1 Blood Sugar Diet

Week 1 Blood Sugar Diet

So today (Sun 22nd May 2016) brings me to the end of my first week on Dr Michael Mosleys 8-week blood sugar diet and Im pleased to report this past week Ive lost 3.0kgs (6.6lbs). This is good news! Being overweight carries many risks. One is increased breathlessness as the excess weight puts a strain on your heart and lungs. Todays Sunday Mirror has highlighted this issue (Sadly I wasnt at Sale Rugby Club to train with some hunky, fit rugby players, I was there to take my final exams for L4 Postural Stability Instructor and I was in the middle of the practical exam when the photographer turned up for my photo-shootso thanks to all on the course for their patience!). My reason for going on the diet is selfish: I want to be fitter, healthier, and lighter (with an improved body composition: muscle mass vs fat mass) than I currently am. I want to be an even better Exercise Specialist / Personal Trainer and want to continue to encourage people to look at their eating, activity and lifestyle choices. I am aware I need to set a good example as best I can which helps people to see that making small changes which you can stick to, does reap long-lasting benefits, whether youre healthy or suffer from a long-term medical condition. Everyone looks for a quick fix when it comes to weight loss it doesnt exist! At least it doesnt exist if you want the weight loss to bring about health-enhancing benefits that will improve the rest of your life. Obesity is a complex issue: it has multi-faceted causes and needs to be tackled on many levels if were to find a lasting solution. How did I find my first week on the 8wk BSD you ask? Well, it wasnt as bad as I thought it would be! Life gets busy we can all come up with reasons to justify why we are not as fit, healthy and relaxed as we should Continue reading >>

My Journey (before & After Pics)

My Journey (before & After Pics)

Some things from our past are easier to remember than others. Having issues with food began for me early on around the age of 11. I remember for no apparent reason sneaking a salty snack in my parents basement. I remember the pediatrician constantly commenting at every annual visit that if I could just lose 10 pounds I would be at my ideal weight for my height. I am as an adult only 52 tall so that number was 110 pds! I have not seen that number since I was 11. I was never overweight as a kid but I wasnt skinny either. The problem was I thought I was chubby, you know the peer-pressure thing of wanting to look like friends who were twice my height and had fabulously long, lean legs. So began the crazy fad diets at the age of 13, then the continued yo-yo diet cycle. At 18 I simply decided to let myself eat whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted it. Of course the comfort I found was in sugar-laden snack foods. My highest weight was 155 pds at the age of 22. At that point in my life I found Jesus as my savior and thats when I decided I was really ready to clean up my act. I started walking and stopped eating in between meals and lost weight and by 6 months I was what I felt was the right weight for my body, 124 pds.I didnt have to exercise like a maniac to maintain it and I was thrilled. In 1997 I married my sweet hubby Jim and continued to maintain a healthy weight. Unfortunately, blame it on hormones, I was having the worst PMS symptoms. I was completely out of control with my emotions. I started researching causes and natural solutions to alleviate symptoms.I found a yeast free diet plan , not to lose any weight, but to see if this could help with my PMS craziness. All sugar, which yeast thrives on, was eliminated except if it was the 5th ingredient on labels. Within 2 mo Continue reading >>

The Blood Sugar Diet Review

The Blood Sugar Diet Review

The Blood Sugar Diet is a book by Dr. Michael Moseley. It promises to help you shed 10% to 15% of your body weight in just 8 weeks. Essentially, it's a very low calorie diet (VLCD) , with one huge difference: it uses real food. On most VLCD systems, you replace some or all of your meals with diet shakes or bars, which have one big drawback: they don't help you learn new eating habits. Once the diet is over, you go back to cooking the same old meals, with ingredients and/or portion sizes that are unhealthy, so you'll put the weight right back on. The Blood Sugar Diet is not only much tastier (because food always tastes better than synthetic shakes!), it also teaches you about healthy eating, so you'll know how to maintain your weight once you've reached your goal. Having spent hours Googling and finding forums full of people who have achieved and maintained the promised weight loss on the BSD, I was convinced. However, I know I'm not good at dieting. So I decided to sign up for an online version, which promised lots of help and support to stick to it. The group I joined was the 12-week Blood Sugar Diet Online (BSD Online). This is my detailed review. There's no question, the 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet is value for money - all you have to do is buy the book! But what about the online program? When I signed up, the fee was about $130 (99 pounds sterling), and I hesitated about the cost - but the longer duration made me feel I was getting better value. It works out at about $11 a week for 12 weeks, whereas it would be $16 a week for 8 weeks. Bargain! You can imagine how I felt, then, when I got my welcome email and discovered that "Week One" isn't week one at all! It's "orientation" week. In practice that meant a couple of handouts about weight loss and health, and advice to Continue reading >>

How To Follow The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet

How To Follow The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet

How to follow the 8-week blood sugar diet It's said to reverse type 2 diabetes and help people lose an average of 14kg in 8 weeks. The man behind the 5:2 diet , Dr Michael Mosley, has designed a new meal plan purported to cure high blood sugar levels and combat type 2 diabetes , an issue of paramount concern seeing as its increased tenfold over the past 40 years, with over 300 million people worldwide now suffering from it. Dr Mosley designed the 8-week Blood Sugar Diet along with an extended 12-week version for those in need for people suffering from raised blood sugar, as well as anyone heading down that path as an alternative to medication. We need to talk about our obesity problem1:07 2 in every 3 Australian adults are now overweight or obese, and the problem seems to only be getting worse. /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle - syndicated/Health/ Blood sugar levels are tightly controlled by the body, and type 2 diabetes usually occurs when the body is no longer in control as a result of poor diet and lifestyle choices, resulting in a number of debilitating symptoms like lethargy, feeling thirsty, passing more urine than usual or having wounds that are slow to heal. The only reliable way to find out if you have it is to do a blood test. The first 8 weeks you stick to 800 calories per day, which equates an average weight loss of 14 kilograms. After the 8 weeks you switch to Dr Mosleys 5:2 diet, detailed here . When your blood sugar levels have come down, you switch to a continuous maintenance mode. This consists of a Mediterranean style low carbohydrate diet which includes plentiful amounts of olive oil, fresh vegetables and oily fish. The recommendation is backed by research conducted by Professor Roy Taylor and others who looked at the impact o Continue reading >>

8 Week Final Results

8 Week Final Results

You are here: Home Forums Fast 800 8 Week Final Results TOTAL LOSS: 8.4 Kilos [19 lbs] [12% loss] WAKING BLOOD SUGAR: Prediabetic=100-125 mg/dL [5.6-6.9 mmol/L] START POINT: 90-107 mg/dL [4.9-5.9 mmol/L] Prediabetic Range Week 1: 86-103 mg/dL [4.8-5.7 mmol/L] Prediabetic Range Week 2: 87-103 mg/dL [4.8-5.7 mmol/L] Prediabetic Range Week 3: 82-90 mg/dL [4.5-4.9 mmol/L] Normal Range Week 4: 71-90 mg/dL [3.9-4.9 mmol/L] Normal Range Week 5: 79-88 mg/dL [4.3-4.8 mmol/L] Normal Range Week 6: 71-84 mg/dL [3.9-4.6 mmol/L] Normal Range Week 7: 77-86 mg/dL [4.2-4.7 mmol/L] Normal Range Week 8: 82-91 mg/dL [4.5-5.0 mmol/L] Normal Range My blood sugars are a success as I was in the normal range since week 3. I am waiting for some blood test results. It was even better news when I weighed myself at the Doctors as I actually weigh 61 Kilos. My scales BMI calculation is a bit off so I calculated my BMI on the NHS BMI calculator. NHS Healthy ideal minimum weight: 60.3 kilos [133 lbs] minimum NHS Healthy ideal minimum BMI: 25 minimum I am still in the overweight category by 700g [1.5 lbs] and 0.4% BMI I want to be a couple of kilos below the healthy weight minimum line for fluctuations. After a one week diet holiday I will start the 5:2 diet with a low-carb lifestyle to lose the rest of the weight. Then I will move on to a 6:1 maintenance low-carb lifestyle. ARCANAROSE you look gorgeous..the epitome of glam! Well done on yr 8 week success! XX i like your future plan Wow congrats! Hard effort what was the hardest thing? Congratulations. Brilliant before and after photos. You must be really pleased about the blood sugar figures. Bet your doctor was impressed too. Boligreen, the hardest part was hitting a weight-loss plateaux in week six. Because it was near the end, after all the sacrif Continue reading >>

What Blood Sugar Spikes Might Mean For Your Weight

What Blood Sugar Spikes Might Mean For Your Weight

Knowing how your blood sugar responds to certain foods could be a key to weight loss, according to the researchers behind a new diet book. Drs. Eran Segal and Eran Elinav of Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science tested blood sugar levels in 1,000 people after every meal for one week. They found that foods that created a healthy response in some participants produced an unhealthy blood sugar spike in other participants. The key to weight loss, according to Segal and Elinav, is watching how your blood sugar reacts to different foods. “For years, we've been trying to search for that silver-bullet diet that would work for everybody and we've been miserably failing,” Segal told ABC News. “And that's because the best diet for each person really has to be tailored to that individual.” There is not yet any "evidence-based science" to support the practice of blood sugar monitoring for weight loss, according to ABC News' chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton, who also holds an M.S. in nutrition. "I completely agree with the fact there is no one size fits all for a diet. You have to find what works for you," Ashton said today on "Good Morning America." "But at this time there is no rigorous, peer-reviewed, evidence-based science to support the practice of checking your blood sugar after you eat." Ashton also stressed that the concept of using blood sugar levels to create an individualized approach to a diet applies to non-diabetics only. The program laid out in Segal’s and Elinav’s book, “The Personalized Diet,” focuses on finding which carbohydrates are best for each person. Determining that, they say, requires testing your blood sugar via a finger prick after meals. “Our solution gives you a way to find out which carbohydrates would actually be bes Continue reading >>

Nomadplans Blood Sugar Diet Update

Nomadplans Blood Sugar Diet Update

Well, here we are 23 weeks into following Michael Mosleys blood sugar diet and were now 8 stone lighter! Weve lost 4 stone each and feel bloody marvellous! I decided this was a good time for an update, as were not quite at our goal weights yet but the finish line is in sight. In our previous Blood Sugar Diet post, I discussed our none weight related gains, about the practicality of the diet itself and shared whats worked for us. At that point, we were 2 stone lighter and didnt post any pictures. But, now were feeling more confident. Just look at the difference! Shedding the equivalent of all of our recent holiday luggage has had major health benefits and we feel fantastic! Since losing 4 stone, my friend Anthony has revealed that he thought I looked like the Nutty Professor in that before shot. Hilarious to be compared to a fat black man of course. He said I looked as though Id been pumped up and was ready to pop. Charming, Im sure, but I can see what he means. Well, it shant be happening again. When we get to goal, I want us to go to Constellations, in Liverpool and sit in that seat again. I reckon there will be room for someone else too! So, you might be wondering how the 8-week blood sugar diet works when 8 weeks isnt enough. As I mentioned, weve been more or less following the basic principles for 23 Weeks. Apparently, its ok to do it for 12 weeks, then youre supposed to have a break. Having consulted lots of forums, we decided to create our own plan. We were reluctant to just go Mediterranean or launch into 5:2 because we were worried wed either put weight back on or maintain. Also, its the Summer, so we have holidays booked and people coming to stay. We decided to do 5:2, but the opposite way around. So we do 800 calories 5 days a week and have 2 days of a little Continue reading >>

My Big Fat 800 Calorie Blood Sugar Diet Diary, All Welcome

My Big Fat 800 Calorie Blood Sugar Diet Diary, All Welcome

I've started the 800 calorie Michael Mosley blood sugar diet today. I'm T2 diabetic, menopausal and need a sharp shock to do something about the way I eat. Weight has crept up post surgeries over the past few years, I have low carbed before then caved in. I'm going to post what I eat and my progress on here as an incentive to stick to this for 8 weeks. Anyone else welcome to do the same. Breakfast half a lavash bread, smear of tomato pure, lots of mushrooms and sprinkle of grated cheese. Very filling. 189 cal Lunch. Little gem lettuce leaves with bacon, avocado, cucumber. 234 cal Dinner chicken breast, sour cream with fajita spices, rocket, cucumber, avocado, celery. 337 cal Sending you both well wishes! My DH has had to do this recently due to being pre-diabetic. He discovered zero noodles, which are very filling and delicious in a broth with chicken and green leafy veg. Means he/we can keep dinner under 250 cals and we're not ravenous in the morning. Hi, me too! Menopausal, getting fatter and in need of some serious motivation. I need to stop eating crap. Do you have 800 calories every day or just a couple of days a week? X Welcome everyone! We can encourage each other. Yes, 800 calories a day - it sounds tough but I really need the discipline of this or I'll start picking at the fridge and sneaking toast. I keep trying to imagine all the fat around my organs melting away with the hunger pangs. The book I have read to prepare for this is The 8 Week Blood Sugar Diet by Michael Mosley (cheap on Amazon) which makes a lot of sense. I need to know what I'm going to eat so I sat down and made a list of a weeks worth of meals before I did my online shop. I cook for the family so they may get similar dinners with extras. I'm trying to stick to around 200 cal for breakfast, s Continue reading >>

Amazing Stories Of Women Who Beat Diabeteswith A Revolutionary Diet | Daily Mail Online

Amazing Stories Of Women Who Beat Diabeteswith A Revolutionary Diet | Daily Mail Online

Latest hack reveals Hillary Clinton's healthy diet: Democratic candidate prefers 'salmon, Greek salad, noodle soup and chicken sandwiches' as she fights back from pneumonia In the original Blood Sugar Diet book, I brought together all the latest science which showed how following a healthy, low-carbohydrate Mediterranean-based diet can slow the progression of diabetes and maybe even reverse it. I could also see that the diet would reduce dependency on medication. Indeed, after my surprise diabetes diagnosis in 2012, I was offered medical treatment. Instead, I decided to create a new type of diet the now hugely popular 5:2 diet, where you eat normally five days a week and cut your calories down to around 600 calories for two days. I followed it, losing 9kg in 12 weeks, and my blood sugar levels returned to normal. I was thrilled, but it wasnt until I met Professor Roy Taylor, of Newcastle University, one of Europes leading diabetes experts, that I discovered why weight loss had produced such a dramatic impact on my blood sugar levels. CASSIE Greensmith, 30, lost 6st in ten weeks and conceived twins. A full-time mum, she lives in Leicester with her husband John, 32, a security officer, and their three daughters. She says: 'Id struggled since adolescence to keep off the pounds and after the birth of my daughter, Gracie, now five, my weight crept up to 28st. 'It had taken us four years and four miscarriages to conceived Gracie, but it wasnt until after her birth that I discovered I had polycystic ovary syndrome and inflammation of the ovaries. This was not only affecting my fertility, but also causing acne and my ever-creeping weight gain. 'I worried Id die in my sleep because I was so overweight, and saddened we wouldnt be able to have a sibling for Gracie without fertili Continue reading >>

8-week Blood Sugar Diet

8-week Blood Sugar Diet

Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community After reading The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet, I've lost 13 pounds in two weeks and my waist has gone from 49" to 44" ( the measurement used by the author). The book is written by Dr Michael Mosley, with a foreword by Prof Roy Taylor (he of the Newcastle Diet). My Bg has also shown a significant improvement. From (fasting) 10.9 to 5.8. The plan is basically a low-carb Meditterranean Diet, eating 800 calories a day for the eight weeks, with advice on what to do after the eight weeks. I'm so happy I saw this book and even happier I decided to start on ihe plan straight away, rather than waiting for 1st January. My DN is very happy with my results, and I'm now seeing her monthly so she can monitor both my progress and BP in case my BP mess need to be reduced. After reading The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet, I've lost 13 pounds in two weeks and my waist has gone from 49" to 44" ( the measurement used by the author). The book is written by Dr Michael Mosley, with a foreword by Prof Roy Taylor (he of the Newcastle Diet). My Bg has also shown a significant improvement. From (fasting) 10.9 to 5.8. The plan is basically a low-carb Meditterranean Diet, eating 800 calories a day for the eight weeks, with advice on what to do after the eight weeks. I'm so happy I saw this book and even happier I decided to start on ihe plan straight away, rather than waiting for 1st January. My DN is very happy with my results, and I'm now seeing her monthly so she can monitor both my progress and BP in case my BP mess need to be reduced. That's interesting. I hadn't heard of that publication. Sounds like you're making progress. Are you newly diagnosed, or trying something different? It's Continue reading >>

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