We decided to give the 8-week blood sugar diet a shot because we were feeling pretty lousy. As classic emotional eaters and yo-yo dieters, this new and somewhat drastic approach appealed because of its strictness, a new way of eating and the lure of a possible 2 stone weight loss. We are not type 2 diabetic but were both in the high-risk category for developing the disease. We conducted a delightful underwear-clad photo shoot, did our waist measurements and measured our blood pressure. This ranged from the obvious desire for a smaller wardrobe or rather the clothes that hang up in it, improvements in health, to it being easier to put our shoes on, to feel more confident and to have the choice of more than 5 shops when it came to clothes shopping We are now more than 8 weeks in and the results have been astounding! We both lost more than the 2 stone we were aiming for and feel and look a thousand times better. Fish is frequently on the menu, unbattered and without chips… novel! Clearly, we were delusional, it is actually far easier to abstain completely.
At the end of the eight weeks we had lost 5 stones between us to teach our correct …more Hi, my husband and I started to follow this diet in February Stay strong everyone!! We were surprised at how much you can actually eat on this diet. Get A Copy. His aura, the way he projects himself; he has self-belief. Just an extra half a cup of almond milk or an extra ounce or two of salmon could blow your diet, so you simply can’t yield to the temptation to eat the excess! DPReview Digital Photography. I’m going to blow the diet anyway, I may as well go the whole hog and have that hummingbird cake too. Look around at your own family, friends and colleagues and tally up how many people you know that are at risk of or have already been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.
I have been aware of this diet and the work of Michael Mosley through his televsion documentaries. Is it for you? Making sure I don’t take the next step to officially becoming diabetic is so important to me. Sadly, I have never summoned the willpower to stick to the diet. Tour update 14 June Busybee, just to add to what others have been saying so well. Like you we had access to local suppliers, farm shops, garden gate eggs etc. Well done on your continuing efforts and so glad you are rewarded with the drop in pounds. I reckon one long 36 hour fast per week until Christmas should help me keep on track. This is a book not just for those at highest risk but for anyone who has struggled with their weight and wants to regain control of their health.