How Dairy May Be Spiking Your Insulin
Do you eat products that contain dairy?
Cheese and crackers, milk and cookies, whey protein and a workout?
If you love these foods then you’ll want to keep reading.
Whey protein, cheese, milk, and plain yogurt may not contain a lot of sugar but they can spike your insulin.
What Is Insulin And Why Should You Care?
Insulin is a hormone that helps control the blood sugar levels in the body.
Sara Ballentine writes in her book “The Paleo Approach” about how dairy products can cause more of an insulin spike than white bread.
High insulin = inflammation
High insulin = increased hunger
High insulin = sugar cravings
No thank you!
So what do you do?
Milk – Coconut Milk, Almond Milk, Cashew Milk
Butter – Coconut Oil or Ghee
Yogurt – Coconut Yogurt or Almond Yogurt (be sure to watch the sugar)
Whey Protein – Pea Protein, Hydrolyzed Beef Protein, Egg White Protein
Ice Cream – Coconut Ice Cream, Almond Ice Cream, Pureed Frozen Bananas
Cheese – Cashew and other nut cheeses
If you are having trouble with sugar cravings, ashiness, and increased hunger, try eliminating dairy!
Best of luck to you,
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