If you want to learn more of the science behind keto, if you have fears about eating fats or lowering carbs, if you want to find some good books to read on keto, you’ll find links to them all below. Dig in!
In some links you may see a few foods that are not listed in our Food List. Always reference OUR Food List! Most sites include foods that are just for weight loss and don’t consider diabetes as well.
A1: Our Food List – plan to follow the Basic list ONLY for the first 30 days
And Our Pinterest Recipes that match
A2: Am I Diabetic? Will I be?? A3: Low Carb in 60 Seconds
A4: Side Effects in the Beginning
A5: Am I Diabetic?
A6: Treating a Mild Hypo: Treating Mild Hypos without Creating Rebound High Blood Sugar
A7: How Do I know How Much Protein to Eat: (instructions are below the chart)
B. DIABETES MEDICATIONS
Section B contains information on the different Diabetes Medications and how they work. How much do you know about the meds you take?
Keto will help you reduce or eliminate medications so your body can get back into balance and work as it was meant to. (If you’re type 1 you’ll always need some insulin since your body can no longer make it, but you can get down to the lowest possible dose)
B1: Info on Metformin (if your md prescribes this, do ask for the Extended Release form to avoid the terrible diarrhea it causes for so many people!
B2: Info on Oral Meds that force you to produce more insulin
B3: Precose, Glucobay, and Prandase
B4: All About Insulin for Type 2
B5: GLP-1 Agonists
B6: DPP-4 Inhibitors
B7: SGLT2 Inhibitors, Farxiga, Invokana, Jardiance. Questionable New Drugs
B8: Dangerous Diabetes Drugs
C. Inspiring Videos that you’ll Love!
C1: Dr. Eric Westman presenting The Science Behind Low Carb High Fat
at the Central Coast Nutrition Conference held in San Luis Obispo, CA, Dr.
Westman explains why eating a low carb high fat diet is better for
our bodies. He cites studies and experience in his own practice at Duke University Medical Center.
C3: Dr. Peter Attia: What if we’re wrong about diabetes?
This video is very eye-opening on just what diabetes is. it always makes me cry
C4: Diet, Health and the Wisdom of Crowds
Tom Naughton at Springfield College in Massachusetts, describing how the dietary wisdom of crowds was replaced by advice from the so-called experts, which is now being replaced again by the wisdom of crowds.
C5: BUTTER MAKES YOUR PANTS FALL OFF!
Bob Briggs is a very relatable guy, someone just like you and me
who started following keto, lost a lot of weight, and has dedicated a lot
of his time to spreading the word 🙂 You’ll enjoy his video!
D. Thyroid Issues
H. CHOLESTEROL 101
H1: The Cholesterol Myth…and What to do about it
H2: Know Your Triglyceride/HDL Ratio
H3: Lt. Frederick Schwatka and Low-Carb Adaptation- from the blog of Dr Michael R. Eades, M.D.
H4: Accused of a Crime That Never Took Place – LCHF on Trial in Sweden
H5: 82% Fat and Never Been Healthier
H6: Why Cholesterol May Not Be the Cause of Heart Disease – by Dr Mark Hyman
H7: The Grave Dangers of Statin Drugs—and the Surprising Benefits of Cholesterol
H8: Heart of the Matter – How Did We Get So Far Down the Wrong Track – by Dr Mercola
H9: Fats and Oils – Which to Use?
H10: The Big Fat Fiasco, parts 1 – by Tim Naughton
I. Blogs, Websites, Experts
I1: Dr Richard Bernstein’s University
I2. Dr Ron Rosedale’s Teachings:
I3. Dr Davis Wheat Belly
I4. Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, Swedish medical doctor and specialist in family medicine
I5. Jenny Ruhl – Blood Sugar 101
I6. Christine Cronau
I7: Butter Bob Briggs
J. Recommended Reading
J1: TO LEARN ALL ABOUT LOW CARB: The Art and Science of Low Carb Living by Volek and Phinney
J2: FOR THE ATHLETES AMONGST US: The Art and Science of Low Carb Performance by Volek and Phinney
J3: Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution
J4: Diabetes 101: What They Didn’t Tell You About Diabetes
by Jenny Ruhl
J5: Keto Clarity by Jimmy Moore and Dr Eric Westman
J6: Cholesterol Clarity by Jimmy Moore and Dr Eric Westman:
J7: Why We Get Fat: And What to do About It by Gary Taubes
J8: Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes
J10: The Obesity Code by Dr Jason Fung
(Please note, Fasting is a great tool but in our group we don’t suggest it until
you’re fully fat adapted and have followed our basic food list for 30 days. Keto
will lead you into a NATURAL intermittent fasting simply by reducing your
IF you are diabetic and are taking insulin or oral meds that force excess insulin
production, fasting should ONLY be done under the supervision of a doctor.)
K. Recommended Facebook Groups
Thanks for reading! I hope you found some interesting information here. Please feel free to talk about it in the comments 🙂