Our expert says:
It is always safer to have a condition like hypoglycaemia properly diagnosed by undergoing tests - then you know precisely what you are dealing with. So please ask your gp to arrange for a so-called glucose tolerance test to determine your blood sugar and insulin levels so that we can see what is going on. If you should suffer from hypoglycaemia or an insulin imbalance you would need to use a low-glycaemic index (GI) diet. Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The Glycaemic Index' and read the articles on the GI. These diets are tricky to implement, so you may benefit by consulting a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), esp if you have insulin problems. By combining low-GI with low-fat in the diet you will also lose those 4 kg.
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