Diabetes

Low-Carb Diets: The Cons- Explained

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What is the Deal with all of these Low-Carb Diets, like Keto and Atkins? The Cons (Click here to read about the pros) Con #1 Turn to any number of blogs, FB posts, and forums, […]

Low-Carb Diets: The Pros – Explained

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What is the Deal with all of these Low-Carb Diets, like Keto and Atkins? The Pros Many people who try a super low-carb diets such as Keto or Atkins have success initially at losing weight […]

Do Carbs Cause Diabetes?

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

Does Eating Too Much Sweets and Junk Food Cause Diabetes? This is the real question. The short answer is NO. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are complex disorders, with causes that are not […]

Are Carbs the Enemy?

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What exactly are Carbs? When you hear “carbohydrates,” think “plant power”. On a basic level, carbs are sugars (naturally found in vegetables, fruit and dairy) starches (naturally found in grains, legumes and some veggies) and […]

5 Ways Going Keto Could Affect Your Workouts (Part 4 of 4)

By Sandra Gultry | November 6, 2018

 #4 YOUR RECOVERY WILL BE SLOWER Are you are concerned about personal bests or training for a race? The true ketogenic diet is not usually associated with better athletic performance. Power sports like weightlifting or sprinting, most […]

5 Ways Going Keto Could Affect Your Workouts (Part 3 of 4)

By Sandra Gultry | November 6, 2018

#3 YOU’LL BE MORE PRONE TO DEHYDRATION Another downside of keto (or any low-carb diet)  is the increase water needs. Excreting the waste products from thes diets requires LOTS of fluids. This puts people at a […]

5 Ways Going Keto Could Affect Your Workouts (Part 2 of 4)

By Sandra Gultry | November 6, 2018

#2 YOU’LL NEED TO DIAL BACK INTENSITY IN THE BEGINNING Starting a ketogenic (or any low-carb) diet is a major adjustment for your body, especially if you are used to eating a moderate to high carbohydrate […]

5 Ways Going Keto Could Affect Your Workouts (Part 1 of 4)

By Sandra Gultry | November 5, 2018

#1 YOU MAY HAVE LESS ENERGY The keto diet involves eating a very small amount of carbs and very high amounts of fat. Following the keto diet may cut out processed sweets and starches, they also eliminate or […]

Keto Diet…Weight Loss…Overall Health…. Part 1 of 2

By Sandra Gultry | November 5, 2018

I am sure you have been contemplating various “weight-loss strategies”.  Trust that you are not alone. As I Registered Dietitian, I believe in the least amount of restrictions to address the total body. Such as: weight loss, increased […]

“At 67, More energy than in my 40’s! A1c levels down 2 points, Diabetes meds cut in half, weight down 21 pounds!”

By Sandra Gultry | August 24, 2018

  My primary health concerns that lead me to seek a Registered Dietitian was 1) uncontrolled Diabetes, 2) elevated blood pressure, 3) weight loss, 4) lack of energy, and 5) needing a nap every 8 […]

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