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User Info The Low-Hanging Fruit; entered at 2017-03-02 14:44:41
Posts: 107
Registered: 2010-07-06
I tried low carb to help pass an insurance physical. I was worried because my fasting blood sugar was 112 and I was easily 25 pounds overweight. After a few months I lost 25 pounds and fasting blood sugar went down to 82. A1c was 5.6. I did have two problems, both my fault. The lack of fiber gave me a hellish case of constipation, so I started eating ground flaxseed for breakfast every day.

The second problem came after I passed the physical and got a " healthy discount" I went nuts and ate a lot of pizza. Gained 5 pounds seemingly overnight.

Avoid my mistakes :-)
2017-03-02 14:44:41