Photo Friday: Low(er) Carb, Health(ier) fat Spring Rolls & Exploding myths about what an LCHF diet is

Photo Friday: Low(er) Carb, Health(ier) fat Spring Rolls & Exploding myths about what an LCHF diet is

These wonderful morsels of real food were handcrafted in the Thrive Kitchen at Kaiser Permanente Mission Bay in San Francisco (itself a LEED Platinum building) under the guidance of Chef Linda Shiue, MD (@SpiceBoxTravels).

Linda brought us her culinary skills, her medical acumen, and her creativity and enjoyment of the beauty of food as we made these, in lower carbohydrate and higher carbohydrate (with rice paper and whole grain rice) versions.

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Last Century: “You Are What You Eat” – This Century: “You Are What You Do With What You Eat”

Last Century: "You Are What You Eat" - This Century: "You Are What You Do With What You Eat"

In the last century, people were told based on faulty science, “you are what you eat.” In this century we now know “you are what you do with what you eat.” Continuous glucose monitors (#CGM) confirm the science we were taught in medical school works as advertised. Combined with a #FoodNotPharma approach, we could end …

Part 8: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: more testing of carbohydrate responses in a fat-adapted human

Part 8: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: more testing of carbohydrate responses in a fat-adapted human

As I mentioned in part 7 of this series, for a person without known diabetes/prediabetes who is fat adapted (via a low-carbohydrate, healthy fat, or #LCHF diet), the response to a carbohydrate load may be different than a person who is carbohydrate adapted or continually seeing a massive deluge of carbohydrates and/or processed foods. This …

Yes she did lose 30 pounds and reverse her prediabetes with an LCHF diet – My second appearance on the Healthcare is HILARIOUS Podcast: Keto me to end pre-diabetes? Why YES PLEASE 

Yes she did lose 30 pounds and reverse her prediabetes with an LCHF diet - My second appearance on the Healthcare is HILARIOUS Podcast: Keto me to end pre-diabetes? Why YES PLEASE 

I don’t know how this happens – I guess the news just builds up and I’m compelled to ask to be on Casey Quinlan’s (@MightyCasey) podcast 🙂 . This time I couldn’t resist. Huge News She informed me that she’s dropped 30 pounds and reversed her prediabetes. With diet (Low carbohydrate, healthy fat to be …