Many chose a new way of eating (WOE), LCHF (Low Carb High Fat). as diabetics it is carbs that raise BG, eating low carb works well for controlling BG. The "eat low fat" mantra is based on BAD science. even the US CDC says cholesterol in the diet is not a concern. Also when carbs are removed from the diet then some other form of energy is needed... fat. I eat under 50 gr of carbs a day and have been since 2000.
If you want to lose weight and keep it off you will need to change your lifestyle with regard to how and what you consume. A great way to do this is by the Agaston or South beach diet . You are gauranteed to lose weight if you follow each of the stages . It provides a structured way to lose weight but also to keep it off .
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