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Trying to decrease my A1C level naturally?

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Diagnose as having Prediabetes,  trying to reduce sugar intake naturally.
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231441 tn?1333896366
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Hi.  Thanks for coming here and asking.

The best way to naturally reduce sugar levels is to cut carbs.  Diabetes is a condition where the human body can no longer handle carbs properly.  Thus natural treatment requires restricting carbs.  How restricted?  It usually involves cutting all added sugars, grains, sweet fruits and starchy veges.  Low carb is defined as less than 100g of carbs per day.  Very low carb is 25 - 50 g of carb per day.   When you cut carbs you still energy so you get this from increasing your fat intake and making sure you have enough protein.  Enough protein can be at least 100g for a woman and probably about 120g for a man.  You can use a diet tracker to work out which foods have how much carbs, protein, and fats.

Other helpful natural means to control include exercise and normalizing weight.

Hope this helps.




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