Lower Your Carbs
Numerous research studies have shown that we, as human beings, are born into this world with as much as hundreds of genes and hormones, which are responsible for maintaining the energy balance. On one side, we have all the calories that we consume, and all those calories that we actually burn by doing various activities predominantly physical in nature, and on the other side is the significance they have for keeping our body healthy and up and running. Given the fact that the modern society, as we know it today, is more or less in a nutritional crisis, we need to take some precautionary measures and actions to remedy the entire problem. People who are overweight, or suffer from obesity, or diabetes do not find any comfort in those diets that are low in calories and low in fats. As a matter of fact, when it comes to people suffering from diabetes, in many cases this only makes their condition worse and more difficult to bear. Diet that is regarded as the best in getting down to the point regarding the warding off of the underlying cause of obesity, heightened cholesterol and blood pressure, as well as diabetes (type 2) is a low-carb diet. The diet in question is primarily grounded in the principle that such a diet actually leads to decreased production of the substance insulin, inside the person’s body. As a result of this, those fat stores are used by our body as additional energy sources.
Low Carb Diet – Guidelines
This diet plan is based on putting aside all the carbohydrates from a person’s daily diet and on increasing the overall quantity of the proteins and the fats that are consumed on a daily basis. Foods that need to be discarded immediately include pastas, rice, bread and especially alcohol. On the other hand, foods that are recommended as essential are large quantities of cheese, butter and meat.
SuggestionsMexican Layer Casserole (quantity: 5 to 6 servings) – ingredients include ground beef, Taco Seasoning, onion (medium, one half of it), garlic (2 cloves), block of cream cheese, tomato (chopped finely), lettuce (also finely chopped), cheese (shredded) and to top it all, your favorite taco sauce or salsa. Tangy Tomato Bacon Dressing (quantity: up to 12 servings) – a can of tomato paste, bacon, white vinegar, olive oil, splenda, garlic powder, pepper, and salt.