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My liver enzymes were a bit high and she freaked out about it. Thus the diet. nm

Posted by OP on Sat, Aug 07 2021 at 01:48 PM CDT:

In Reply to: You didn't say why your PCP told you this. Are you diabetic? Pre-diabetic? posted by What was the reason? nm on Sat, Aug 07 2021 at 11:47 AM CDT:

: : this madness and start eating a healthy diet; i.e., the Mediterranean Diet. So I cold-turkey'd the refined sugar, stopped all breads & junk food and stuck for 33 days straight with the Med. diet. Actually it was easy and I was so proud of myself at 66 years of age! I lost 3-4 pounds. HOWEVER I noticed my energy level DROPPED after the 3rd week on this new diet. I felt sooo tired and could only think of taking a nap. I just felt LAZY! So I went back to eating more of the things I used to, altho I have kept my sugar consumption way down.

: : Why would I feel so tired after starting on this HEALTHY diet? And why do I feel better now that I'm cheating and eating more bread?

: : The protein I ate in the Med diet was chicken breast, turkey breast, pinto beans, etc. and I ate lots of vegetables and fresh fruit. I'm still eating much better, but have added some bread back and also have some refined sugar (cookies).

: : I just do not understand why eating HEALTHY made me feel worse...

: : Anyone?

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