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
What is common to every organ of the body? They all depend on a complex network of blood vessels and tiny capillaries to perform their function. If those blood vessels get damaged or clogged up then the organ stops doing what it meant to. Continue reading
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
And let your medicine be your food.
Ok, its your body and its up to you to choose what to put in it. My non-medical advice is to really consider carefully if you want to use a pharmaceutical drug for a chronic complaint. Many of these drugs are largely ineffective and can do more harm than good.
Why you might not be getting the best medical advice …
What if what you eat affects who you are.
The consciousness that is “You” is really a sophisticated linkage of brain and nerve cells all fed by a huge network of blood vessels that provides the energy to keep them alive. Seven seconds without blood and the “you” starts to die.
A personal note to let you know why I am bothering with this page and trying to spread the low-carb message. I really hope you will read it. I know it is a bit long – sorry. Thank you. Continue reading
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
Nowadays, the average risk of getting some form of cancer in your lifetime is 40%. Your risk has more than tripled in the last 100 years. Continue reading