What nerdy person who also happens to chronicle their running adventures doesn't like playing with numbers? NOTE: I am pretty sure I am surrendering some of my HIPAA rights by posting my numbers, but obviously because I feel pretty confident that I am healthy by all normal standards. Though you may have type 2 diabetes like many other people, here at Diabetes Meal Plans our community generally start on 3 different roads.Choose the journey that suits you best. Our meal plans use a natural whole foods, low carb approach to get you the results you deserve! These are all great goals for you as a type 2 diabetic, and our meal plans help make it easy for you to follow. When I get my A1c measure, the lab also reports the average (according to their measure of "average" for the result). At least .5% difference, and that's a pretty big difference when you are trying to gain tight control and think you're at your target, when, surprise!
Lemon Water Remedy to Reduce Uric Acid LevelSqueeze the juice of one lemon into a glass of warm water. Since we all fast every single day for 12 hours (if your last meal is at 8pm and your next meal is at 8am).
Not only will you be keeping your carb count low, but you’ll be munching down a whole range of nutrients and fiber to give your body a big power kick. So it’s a great idea to include a bowl of greens with one of your meals, or as an additional snack during the day. So we’ve created a variety of low carb menus, meal plans, and easy recipe guides to help make your life easier! I am working hard to get my numbers down and thought I was in a pretty good place, and then my endo burst my bubble by giving me a completely different average (not a true lab test at this point, we were just discussing numbers via email).
That's the chart I was using, but I think the new eAG must be lower, because those numbers are quite a bit different. Because people with diabetes are more likely to check their blood glucose more often when they are low (for example, first thing in the morning and before meals), the average of the readings on their meter is likely to be lower than their eAG. If your numbers are "in a good place" the average on one test is meaningless in my opinion.
I always look at my meter's 7 and 30 day averages and convert using this calculator before I get my A1c done.
Exercising, fasting and crash dieting may elevate uric acid levels temporarily.There are some tips and natural remedies that can help reduce and control uric acid levels.
However, it has served me well for over a decade, enabled me to completely reverse my neuropathies, and I am currently off all meds except for insulin. The nice thing about this ADA calculator is that you can run it both directions: A1c-eAG and reverse. I have to say that they often seem to turn up on site promoting the protagonisists of ultra-low carb diets.
I'm just talking about general a1c charts floating around the interwebs, not labs or doctors office tests specifically. If there is a discrepancy between the two averages the 7 day is usually the most accurate.In theory A1c is a 3 month average but because not all red blood cells live 3 months the most recent readings carry a little more weight. I suspect this may be because the older charts indicate much higher equivalent BGs than does ADAG for any given HbA1c (and thus make your control look worse). Apple Cider VinegarBeing a natural cleanser and detoxifier, apple cider vinegar can help remove wastes like uric acid from the body.
They will be most helpful Albert sinkala December 18, 2014 at 4:45 am ReplyAm pleased to learn over this may God bless you,thank you so much. Intermittent fasting can be a tremendous addition to certain individuals and completely unnecessary for other individuals. I'm a T2 not on insulin and my readings tend to stay within a fairly narrow range, not sure if this would work with someone experiencing a wider range of readings. I tend to test 4 to 5 time a day unless my readings vary out of my usual range and I'm trying to figure out what is wrong.
Plus, purple and blue-colored berries contain flavonoids called anthocyanins that help lower uric acid and reduce inflammation and stiffness.Eat one-half cup of cherries daily for a few weeks. I admit that it can be a very effective approach for solving a number of health and body composition related problems. However, after reviewing some research, it’s still very spotty and an approach I believe is extremely dependent on the individual. Lemon JuiceThough it may seem that lemon juice will make the body more acidic, in actuality, it produces an alkaline effect and helps neutralize uric acid. Baking SodaBaking soda, also called bicarbonate of soda, is highly beneficial for lowering uric acid levels and reducing gout pain. People age 60 or older should not drink more than three glasses of this baking soda solution daily.5.


For example, if you’re fairly sedentary during the fast, you may need the full 20-24 hours without food to realize the benefits. The rancid fats destroy the vital vitamin E in the body, which is essential for controlling uric acid levels.Opt for cold-pressed olive oil rather than using vegetable oil, butter or shortening in your cooking and baking.
However, if you’re very active, or you exercise purposefully during the fasted state, you may be able to enjoy the same benefits after only 16-20 hours without food. It helps dilute the uric acid and stimulates the kidneys to eliminate excess amounts from the body through urine.Plus, drinking adequate water regularly can reduce the risk of recurrent gout attacks.
You wake up 1-2 hours earlier the next day! Your body expands about 70% of your energy each day on digestion. Wali Muhammad March 24, 2015 at 6:10 am ReplyThank you very much for sharing such useful information.May you be happy always! Knowing the difference will allow you to better manage your appetite, portions and cravings. You discover how much food influences you and your life. I had no idea how much my life revolved around food until I actually made a decision to not eat for 24 hours. When returning to reality, my wife and I needed to find our bodies buried under all this fat and knew once a week fast days for a month would mentally get us back on track.
Now, I understand there are some really ripped and muscular guys who promote IF (for 36-hour periods every other day!) so I’ve been asked, “What about so and so?
The more regular you train, the hungrier you become and the greater your calorie and nutrient needs increase.9.
Fasting can help prevent spillage during a bulking program for skinny guys. I prefer not to use IF as a band aid, but many skinny guys tend to pack on more fat than muscle while bulking up and planning a fast day once every month can help manage body fat levels. Manoj Kapoor June 16, 2015 at 7:54 am ReplyI am suffering from uric acid problems since last 4 months and have severe pain in Right side of the body ( from right neck to lower back, sometimes in right arm and leg as well).
Fast days combined with exercise are a deadly weapon for losing fat. If you have more than 25 pounds of fat to lose than this one is for you.
The research is still spotty… The research study I want to see will show the results when calorie-controlled, nutrient-dense, healthy IF diets are compared to calorie-controlled, nutrient-dense, healthy diets that don’t use extended fasts. Only when these studies are done will we really know whether the magic is in the IF – or in improving food amount and food selection. So, all the animal data suggesting strong benefits with IF aren’t necessarily helpful in predicting what will happen when humans try it.When we look to the human data, we find – disappointingly – that experiments using IF are very limited.
But right now, based on the available research, we’re left with far more questions about IF than answers. Human subjects are notoriously hard to recruit for research projects, unless they’re well-paid, especially for projects that seem inconvenient or uncomfortable.With IF, you’ve got a double-whammy.
In comparing study participants using IF strategies to those using suboptimal dietary intakes without fasting, we are actually “stacking the deck” in favour of IF.How so? To start, the standard North American diet is often hyper-energetic – we eat more than we burn – which leads to weight gain over time.
Since IF protocols often lead to a negative energy balance – burning more than we eat – the comparison isn’t exactly fasting vs. There’s no reason to wait for the research to start experimenting with IF and living better. However, if you have not mastered the essentials of nutrition, I don’t suggest jumping on the IF bandwagon until you build a strong foundation of nutritional habits to optimize body composition, performance and health. You are certainly entitled to your opinion, but don’t knock the system until you’ve tried it. Are you the “IF police?” If you’re not interested in what he has to say, then don’t bother reading it. She has grown about 3 inches longer and weighs almost 3 pounds. Hair is beginning to grow long on her head. Babies born too small are at risk for physical and mental problems. Mothers who don’t gain enough weight often have babies that are born too small. It varies from mother to mother and usually depends on the mother’s pre-pregnancy weight and build. For mothers who were underweight before pregnancy, the recommended rate of weight gain is about five pounds during the first 13 weeks, and about a pound a week from then on.
Total weight gain should be 28-40 pounds.For normal weight mothers, the recommended weight gain is three to five pounds during the first 13 weeks, then about a pound a week from then on, for a total of 25 to 35 pounds. Teen mothers should gain 28 to 40 pounds. Mothers carrying twins should gain 35 to 45 pounds. This extra fat is stored over your back, abdomen, and upper thighs; therefore, the clothes you wore comfortably a few weeks earlier may not fit even before you begin to show. Fat is stored opposite the growth rate of your baby, which is minimal during the first half of pregnancy and rapid during the last half. Stored fat provides a reserve of calories for you and your baby to use in the last 10 to 12 weeks.


This is the time when your diet may not be able to keep up with the nutritional needs of you and your baby.Your weight should increase evenly. Dieting can keep you from eating enough food to provide your baby with the right nutrients. Instead of dieting, try controlling your weight gain by cutting out sweets and fatty foods. If morning sickness during the first few months caused you to lose weight or not gain the recommended amount, “catch up” to your recommended weight level once your morning sickness stops. An up and down pattern of weight gain for you means an up and down food supply for your baby.Weigh yourself every day.
If you gain more than two pounds in one week and have swelling in your hands, feet, and face, call your doctor’s office.Monitoring Weight GainWe have some great tools for monitoring your weight as well as a daily food guide to eating a healthy diet. These include a daily food guide, pregnancy weight chart, and a 2-day food record.Where the weight goesYour baby makes up only part of your total weight gain. A few pounds become fat stores for energy needed during labor, delivery, and breastfeeding.
Weight gain also comes from the extra blood, muscle, fluids, and tissue your body makes for you and your baby to use while you are pregnant.
The breakdown of weight gain is as follows: Baby 7-8 pounds Placenta 1-2 pounds Amniotic fluid 2-3 pounds Uterus 2 pounds Increased blood supply 3-5 pounds Fluid, fat, breast tissue 10 pounds Total 25-30 pounds FastingFasting has been linked with preterm labor.
The body makes up for this drop by releasing fatty acids which can stimulate uterine contractions.
Low sugar levels also cause the release of stress hormones, which can lead to contractions.
Also, fasting releases ketones into your blood which can cross the placenta and be harmful to your baby.
The Importance of a Balanced DietA balanced diet means “proper balance between the quality and quantity” of the foods we eat. In order to keep this balance during pregnancy, you must eat enough of the right foods to meet the body building and energy needs for both you and your baby.Your energy needs are increased because your heart must pump more blood and you must carry around the extra weight of pregnancy.
Your baby needs energy for his heart to beat and to practice breathing and moving his arms and legs. Our daily energy and body building needs are best met by eating balanced meals of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, plus vitamins, minerals, and water – the six essential nutrients found in foods. Its symptoms include feeling tired all the time, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, and pale skin.
Preventing anemia during pregnancy is important because it has been linked with preterm birth, low birth weight, and problems for the mother during delivery. Take vitamins and iron supplements with meals that include foods and drinks high in vitamin C, and meat.
Neural tube defects include spina bifida, a leading cause of paralysis in children, and anencephaly, which is fatal. The best sources for folate are spinach, leafy green vegetables, romaine lettuce, asparagus, broccoli, orange juice, liver, sunflower seeds, cauliflower, wheat germ, and cabbage. Because food preparation can destroy folate it is better to eat raw food sources or prepare them with a minimum amount of water as in steaming, stir-frying, or cooking in a microwave. Also, taking prenatal vitamins 20 will ensure that you get enough folic acid.Calcium and PhosphorusCalcium and phosphorus are used for making bones, clotting blood, and contracting muscles.
Calcium and phosphorus are needed the most during weeks 27 through 40, when your baby is growing the fastest and making most of his bones and teeth. Tips for preventing constipation: ~ Eat foods high in fiber, such as raw fruits, vegetables, and bran. Pregnant women who smoke or are around people who smoke have a greater chance of ectopic pregnancy, vaginal bleeding, miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm birth, cesarean birth, and fetal death.
Light drinking of alcohol has not been shown to have a measurable effect on unborn babies or children in recent studies.
Talk with your doctor before using a nicotine patch.Drugs and AlcoholDrugs and alcohol are passed from your blood to your baby.
Always talk with your doctor before taking any new medicine, including prenatal vitamins.CaffeineStudies examining the effects of drinking caffeine while pregnant on unborn babies and subsequent characteristics in children have had mixed results. Recently studies have generally concluded that moderate consumption of caffeine as in one or two cups per day, cannot be shown to have a significant effect.Caffeine is both a stimulant and diuretic. Therefore, avoid drinks that have caffeine such as coffee, cocoa, colas, and teas. Limit your caffeine intake to two cups of regular coffee or four soft drinks per day.
Decaffeinated tea is available in most grocery stores and is a better choice than regular brewed tea. So if you have ideas, articles, news, questions, comments we would love to hear from you.If you want to contribute tutorials, news or other stuff please Contact Us.Got a great idea or want information about a special topic?




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