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‘Are all calories created equal?’

Q: I’ve been eating low carb for 12 weeks and I’m 8kg lighter, no longer hypertensive and feeling a lot more energetic. But I checked my blood glucose level and was sure it would have improved. It hasn’t. My fasting blood glucose (FBG) is higher than before I started low carb, and I’m not eating sugar! What’s going on?

This is a common question in the low-carb community; one that has caused much distress for a lot of people experiencing an increase in their FBG levels. If you fall into this category, fear not! Leading medical experts

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