There are many health benefits to eating foods with low carbohydrates and high in natural fats. Those who eat according to a low carb diet will typically find that:
- Longstanding problems with pain disappears
- Migraine Seizures becoming more rare
- The stomach is getting better – problems with bloated stomach, gas, heartburn usually disappear.
- Improved sleep
- Hair and nails become finer. Problems with acne and rosacea tend to be better.
- Smoother and lower blood sugar.
- Sugar Craving disappears
- You become more alert and have better moods
Those with diabetes should keep in mind that a lower blood sugar can affect ev. medication. If you have diabetes, you can experience great health benefits by eating foods with low carbs and high fat naturally. The blood sugar stabilized at a lower level and insulin requirements reduced. It is also common that diabetics lose weight when eating a low carb-diet.
Many type 2 diabetics can reduce and in some cases also completely stop taking medication after starting with a low carb-diet. It is important that people with diabetes control their blood sugar levels closely during the transition to low carb diet and possibly adjust the medication to prevent blood sugar gets too low, and they suffer from low blood sugar.
Is not it dangerous for my cholesterol to eat so much saturated fat? I do not get heart attacks or other cardiovascular diseases?
There are many myths about cholesterol hazard and they start becoming more disproved. In fact, cholesterol is a vital substance that is used as the building blocks of cell membranes. A certain amount of cholesterol in the body comes from the foods you eat, but the vast majority (around 80%) of cholesterol produced by the body itself. Cholesterol is also a necessity for it to be formed both vitamin D as sex hormones (such as testosterone and estrogen).
Cholesterol is transported in the blood and is traditionally measured in total cholesterol. This value does not show as much, but you should look at the different types of cholesterol in order to draw any conclusions.
Cholesterol comes in different varieties – especially the “bad” LDL particles and the “good” HDL particles. It happens that total cholesterol increases when you eat carb – usually it is because the good HDL particles increased. If you eat natural, saturated fats found in such butter, fish and meat, the incidence of the good HDL particles. It is not dangerous to eat eggs and natural saturated fat.