In spite of Linda’s many weight-loss attempts, she was never able to get her weight under control. But when a blood test came back showing that she had developed pre-diabetes, she decided to do things very differently.
Fortunately, a good friend introduced her to a very different way of eating: the keto diet. Here’s what happened:
I thought I would share my story with you. I’m from the west coast of Canada. I’ve struggled with weight my entire adult life. I tried every diet there was and would eventually lose weight only to gain it all back again. When I was stressed, lonely or sad I went to food for comfort. I would devour an entire large package of potato chips in one sitting and then feel horrible afterwards.
In April of this year I was diagnosed pre-diabetic with a fasting blood of 6.8. That was my wake up call. I started trying to eat healthier, cutting out grains, breads and junk food. Then a dear friend introduced me to keto. I started my keto journey in May and have never looked back. I’ve lost 50 pounds (23 kg) in 6 months and feel fantastic! My blood sugar is normal, A1C is 5. I’m off medication.
Side benefits are my acid reflux is gone as well as the medication for that. I also have rosacea, it’s not completely gone but has cleared up significantly. One of the best parts is how much I enjoy what I do eat and don’t crave the carbs or junk anymore. I also have the energy to go for walks which is a much better stress reliever.
The LCHF way of eating has changed my life, in fact probably saved it!
Hi Linda. Thanks for sharing your story with us, and congrats on your success! Your story should serve as inspiration for others. Keep up the great work!
/ Dr. Bret Scher, MD
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