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Low Carb High Fat woe (LCHF)
The LCHF low carb high fat woe (LCHF diet) has developed a strong following in Scandinavia, having originated in Sweden. The story goes that Swedish GP Dr Annika Dahlqvist was subject to an investigation after being reported for recommending a low carb, high fat woe to her patients.
The investigation though cleared Dr Dahlqvist of wrong doing based on their findings that her methods were scientifically sound.
What is the low carb high fat woe?
As the name suggests, the woe suggests eating high fat and low carbohydrate foods.
Who is the LCHF low carb high fat woe for?
The diet, because of its low requirement for insulin, has been recognised by the Swedish government as being suitable for people with type 2 diabetes and as helpful to individuals looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.
Which foods can I eat on the LCHF low carb high fat woe? – Green light foods
The following foods are compliant with the diet:
- Dairy: natural yogurt, cheese, cream, butter(full fat option)
- Olive oil, Canola oil, [Rapeseed oil in moderation, better for cooking than Olive oil] (organically grown and cold-pressed)
- Home made sauces (not thicken with wheat flour, corn starch etc.) use extra thick cream where possible or Psyllium Husk
The recommendation of the low carb, high fat diet is that people eat full fat versions of dairy food in preference to low fat options.
The diet does not rule out fatty meats and instead encourages people to leave the fat on rather than removing it.
Organic versions of foods are suggested where possible, not necessary.
What food can I have up to moderate amounts? – Amber light foods
The following foods can be eaten in moderate amounts:
- Bean and lentils
- Nuts, almonds and sunflower seeds, Brazil nuts or Walnuts (great for snacking)
- Fruit (not including dried fruit) small amount of berries is the best choice – be careful fruit causes sugar spikes
- Chocolate with a high cocoa quantity (65% to 90%)
- Sausages may be eaten occasionally, can include undesirable additives.
Alcohol can be included with the note that it is fattening and can lead to imbalances in blood sugar.
LCHF low carb high fat woe did help me personally manage my blood sugar levels to the safe zone and I am on the way to a remission.