For years I struggled with insulin resistance as a result of suffering from adrenal fatigue despite all of my blood work coming back "fine" and my doctor telling me there was nothing wrong with me.
What those tests didn't show my doctor was that I was shaky if I waited too long to eat breakfast and then crashing soon after I did.
I was yawning through workouts and falling asleep at the wheel on road trips after eating anything sweet or carb rich.
My blood sugar was all over the place.
It took me years of experimentation to balance my blood sugar. From eating keto, to intermittent fasting, to cutting carbs and everything in between.
Now that I'm better, I work hard to make sure I don't suffer from spikes and crashes because that will basically ruin a whole day or two for me until I get it under control again.
3 SIMPLE THINGS I DO TO KEEP MY INFLAMMATION LOW + BLOOD SUGAR STABLE (AND YOU SHOULD TOO!) ARE:
Eat vegetables at breakfast (a sweet breakfast will set you up for a full day of cravings and blood sugar spikes and dips)
Aim to get at least 20-30 grams of protein at every meal (that's about 4 eggs or 1 chicken breast or 2-3 cups of chickpeas)
Eat my food in the right order (salad or vegetables first; protein and fats second then carbs and sweets last)
I learned these tips from Jesse Inchauspe, a biochemist who specializes in studying the effects of glucose on the human body.
You can learn more about her and her 4-part blood sugar stabilizing method in her book, "The Glucose Goddess Method"!
If you've been struggling with blood sugar regulation, I hope these tips help you as much as they've helped me over the years!
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