Insulin Resistance Diet Menu
One of the challenges insulin resistance brings is the planning of your meals from day to day. Before I was diagnosed, my meals were very different – cereal for breakfast, sandwich for lunch, main meal at night would pretty much always include rice or pasta or potatoes. I’m sure many of you are the same, and things need to change on a low carb diet! So what is a typical insulin resistance diet menu?
Breakfast on an Insulin Resistance Diet
For many people, breakfast means eggs. I don’t like them much so I’d never want to start my day that way, but I know I’m in the minority! Have them any way you want – they’re nutritious even with the yolks, and we all know there are a lot of different ways to cook them. Continue Reading »
My insulin resistance diet success formula
Over the years of searching for an answer to my weight problem, in particular the abdominal fat, I have done a lot of research into various methods, bought and tried a host of products and subscribed to countless sites. Since being diagnosed with insulin resistance, I have finally settled on a diet and a course that works for me. I have taken a little of this, a little of that and combined the best advice I could find. I now have a method that truly works!
The path I have followed has given me
- freedom from cravings
- 100% more energy
- the certainty that my weight loss is permanent
Insulin Resistance Diet and Travel
As many of you may know, I live in Sydney, Australia, but originally come from England. Although I don’t make the trip back to the UK as often as I would like, when I do get on one of those long-haul flights, I know I’ll be sitting in one place for many, many hours at a time. So how can you keep to an insulin resistance diet when you travel?
Good fats, bad fats
Most people know that there are different types of fat: saturated fat, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, trans fats. Any ideas which ones are the good guys? Which are the worst types? Which ones do we get from animals? Which ones are derived from plants? Which are man-made?
And the most important question of all: Should we be afraid of fat if we are insulin resistant?
As you may have guessed from the title, not all fats are bad. A basic knowledge will help you to make the best choices and the short answer is NO, we should not be afraid of fat! Except for one type: see below.
Insulin Resistance Diet Recipes
When you’re insulin resistant, one of the biggest problems you’re likely to face is coming up with some ideas for meals which will not only fit in with the restrictions of your low carb lifestyle, but will also be appetizing and delicious! If you have The Insulin-Resistance Diet, fortunately there are are a lot of insulin resistance diet recipes included which will help to get you started. I’ve put a few menu suggestions on this post, and I also post occasional tips and meal successes on my Facebook page, but there comes a time when you’ll want more recipes…
Cookbooks for Insulin Resistance
Depending on the low carb diet you follow, you may need some inspiration for recipes and meal ideas that will conform to your particular diet guidelines. The Paleo Diet, in particular, has so many restrictions, you may very quickly run out of ideas Continue Reading »