Many of us suffer from an imbalance in blood sugar levels without really knowing
it. From debilitating physical symptoms to incapacitating emotional problems, erratic blood
sugar can make your life a misery.
How do we correct this problem? Before looking at solutions it's important to look at how pervasive
bad blood sugar can be and why we need to reverse it. Low blood sugar is responsible for all of our
worst cravings: starches and sweets, alcohol, caffeine and fats. Excess weight has more to do with
bad blood sugar than any other factor. High blood sugar can lead to diabetes.
Restoring normal range blood sugar levels is tricky but it can be achieved if you have the right
How To Restore Normal Range Blood Sugar Levels
Many years ago we were lucky enough to discover a book called The 5-Day Miracle Day, written by
Adele Puhn. Adele is a New York based nutritional consultant who has changed the lives of countless
clients by introducing them to her program. A family member was going through a major depression at
the time and in desperation we loaned her the book. She followed it to the letter, and after 5
days, went to her depression support group and announced,
"I can't believe how good I feel. It's as if I've always been like
this, like I've never been depressed in my life - in fact, I can't imagine a reason
I would ever be depressed. This feels so 'normal' and depression feels like
something that might happen to someone else, not me."
Here's the basic diet on based on a 7:30AM wake up time:
Wake up Exercise
Breakfast 1 carbohydrate and 1 protein (plus vitamins)
The carbohydrate is for a quick release of energy, the protein for a slow release.
(Examples: cereal & milk, 3 seed bread & tofu)
Hard Chew (Crunchy) Snack (vegetable) Vegetable provides a slow release of blood sugar, stimulates the pituitary, and
scrubs out the cells.
(Examples: raw celery or carrot sticks, broccoli or cauliflower
Hard Chew Snack Vegetable or Fruit (fruit eliminates cell toxins)
(Examples:raw celery or carrot sticks, broccoli florettes or apple
Lunch 1 vegetable and 1 protein
PLUS 1 hard chew vegetable
(Examples: salad with fish or potatoes, steamed vegetables & rice)
No pasta (too fast a release). Bread is optional.
Soft or Hard Chew Snack Fruit or vegetable
Soft or Hard Chew Snack Optional
Dinner (8pm at the latest) Cooked vegetables with a protein or carbohydrate)
* Keep a food diary * Drink 8-12 glasses of water daily * TREATS: Have 1-2 weekly (1 serving - just enough to satisfy you) * No salt or sweeteners, minimum fat.
For the full diet and an explanation of the biochemistry involved, grab a copy of Adele's book at
Amazon or Fishpond Australia:
It's important that you consult with a qualified health professional before
embarking on any new dietary or exercise regimen.
Gathering information online is fine for research purposes, but you need a real
live professional to monitor your progress if you attempt to make drastic changes
to your lifestyle. Unless you're a health professional yourself, you aren't
equipped to objectively observe your body's responses to a new diet or exercise
program. So whatever your chosen course of action, please be sure you enlist the
support of a qualified professional.