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So many people struggle to get their A1C below 6 after switching to a vegan, vegetarian or plant-based diet…
And you might be wondering why that is.
After all, it sure looks good on paper to load up on veggies, beans & whole grains!
But we need to clear up the misunderstanding, because this approach points a finger at the WRONG foods.
You see—beef, pork, chicken, turkey, wild game & seafood have NOTHING to do with diabetes…
From a blood sugar perspective, these foods aren’t a problem at ALL.
- They won’t turn to sugar in your bloodstream…
- They won’t raise your A1C…
- And avoiding them isn’t gonna solve your blood sugar woes.
The unsexy TRUTH of the situation is this:
Carbohydrate restriction is a REQUIREMENT, not an option, for true blood sugar control.
Why? Because all carbohydrates (except fiber) turn to sugar in your body. Every. Damn. Time.
This is true whether we’re talking about the carbohydrates in cookies, pastries & ice cream…
OR the carbohydrates in quinoa, beans & oatmeal.
Once carbohydrates go through the digestive process, they enter your bloodstream as sugar molecules.
This is science, not “theory”…
And THIS is how high carb foods are wreaking havoc on your blood sugar.
The problem is, most vegan, vegetarian and plant-based diets are very HIGH in carbs (it just comes with the territory).
Have you bought into the vegan/vegetarian/plant-based myth? Could this be why you’re still struggling to get your numbers down?
I hope this cleared things up.
Your anti-vegan nutritionist,