I eat my entire serving of the least calorie dense food (salad, fruit, vegetable), then most nutrient dense (beans, whole grains, seeds/nuts) before having the least nutritionally important foods (refined carbs, foods with added or unhealthy fat, starches lacking vitamins & fiber, etc.).
This way I'm eating plenty but minimizing my intake of empty calories and maximizing the nutrition in my meal.
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I set strategic pictures of what I use to look like when I was skinny all over the place so I see them everyday. I even borrowed my sister in laws beautiful dress to hang on my wall to look at. She is a size 4. Every time I look at the dress I think of exercise so I can actually wear it out sometime.30
People with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Have trouble Processing Fats
Healthy Living reports: Diabetes the body's inability to process sugars&starches. Less well known are the problems that people with diabetes have processing fats in their diet which raise triglycerides. Type 2 diabetes is largely a "man-made" disease that we can unmake if we set our minds to it. Exercise, weight loss; strategic dietary changes eliminating the highly processed "bad carbs" found in baked goods, breads, snacks, &other starchy and sugary favorites in reversing insulin resistance
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