Inquiry into the role of diet in type 2 diabetes prevention and management

I have taken the opportunity to provide a submission to the WA government “Inquiry into the role of diet in type 2 diabetes prevention and management “.  The submission is based on an earlier submission to the Queensland government.

“nothing ventured, nothing gained” comes to mind,   or maybe … “small-steps” …

Submission for Inquiry into T2DM WA Government – RW Bareis, Sept’18

Lovely Marbling – Yum!!

Many of us love a nice steak and will pay a lot of money for a well-marbled piece of meat. At the extreme end of marbling we have Wagyu 7+ which you need to mortgage your house to buy.

While we might admire the meat for its eating quality, what does this marbling say about the health of the animal? Well, the news is all bad I am afraid to say. Continue reading

Stop it or you will go blind!

Continual carbohydrate consumption causes the body to produce higher and higher levels of Insulin over time. Eventually you will likely become diabetic (Type 2, T2D). T2D is simply a label that doctors use to describe the state you get to when your body’s metabolism of sugars is really screwed up. Diabetes Australia: “Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas.Continue reading