Having trouble losing the "love handles" or "jelly belly?" You may be caught in the vicious cycle of eating TOO many carbohydrates, especially the kinds you think are healthy - bagels, pasta, rice, cereals, breads. This causes an excessive amount of blood sugar, which results in an excessive amount of insulin to be shot into your bloodstream. Insulin is also known as the fat "gatekeeper," storing excess calories while at the same time locking in whatever fat it can get. Try decreasing your intake of these starchy carbs and substitute them with fiber-rich fruits and vegetables and see what happens.
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All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.