“They have no effect on LDL levels; they also lower blood sugar levels and triglyceride (VLDL) levels. All good and healthy, and all of which basically means that insulin resistance has been reduced – the underlying cause of diabetes.”
Foods allowed to be consumed
- Vegetables that grow above ground (broccoli, tomatoes, spinach, zucchini,lettuce, peppers, cabbage, kale,)
- Olives mushrooms, avocadoes
- All types of meat
- Nuts (pumpkin seeds, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazil nuts, sunflower seeds, walnuts)
- Dairy products, especially those with a high percentage of fat (sour cream, cream, yoghurt, butter, cheese)
Foods allowed to be consumed occasionally
- Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content, twice a week (above 70% of cocoa)
- Vegetables such as carrot, turnip beetroot and celery;
- Fruits: instead of a dessert, you are allowed to eat one fruit a day and raspberries are especially recommended;
Foods that are not allowed to be consumed
- Margarine and refined oils
- Alcohol, especially beer
- Ice-cream, Muesli, artificial sweeteners, sugar, store-bought juices, soda drinks, pasta, cookies, cakes, Grains and starch (bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, chips, pastes).
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