P.S. about sugar. What I was saying before about sugar not making me
sleepy anymore, is because I used to crave sugar to suppress
uncomfortable feelings. Mood swings and the craving were caused by
repressed emotions, not caused by eating sugar.
Elnora Van Winkle wrote:
> Patrick Lecky wrote:
> > My honey arrived today. Before I ate it, my blood glucose was 136 mg/dl.
> > After eating about 1/4 cup it was 236 mg/dl. A rise of 100 mg/dl!
> Was 136 your fasting glucose level? I believe some of Aajonus' claims,
> like honey having an insulin effect, are not based on any scientific
> backing. I too have a damaged pancreas (from past addiction to
> prescription drugs and alcohol) and am concerned about how much sugar I
> eat. My glycosylated hemoglobin is normal and I am not diagnosed as
> diabetic, but I have a somewhat delayed insulin response. I eat all raw
> food. Here is some self-tesing I've done, usually in the AM on an empty
> My fasting glucose is normal 80-90. If I eat 4 TBS honey 1hr glucose is
> 250. After 8 dates it goes up to about the same.
> 4 TBS honey after 2 oz walnuts---1 hr glucose is 130
> after fatty raw mackeral---124
> after 1 TBS olive oil---180
> after 1 TBS cod liver oil---180
> 1 orange, 2 pears, 1/2 banana---120
> 1 orange, 2 pears, 1 banana---130
> 1 mango, 2 figs, 2 dates---150
> 1 egg, 4 dates---190
> 1 cucumber, 1 brocoli stalk---120
> 1/2 cantelope, 1 apple, 2 figs---150
> 1 mango, 4 figs---130
> 4 dates with a macadamea nut in each---180