Type 2 Diabetes Remission – A GP’s Low Carb Journey

Although a medical practitioner for some years (now retired), I’ve recently put my type 2 diabetes into remission and offer here my own journey and perspective as a patient.

A “Questioner” mindset

In common with numerous attendees of Low Carb Leeds, it would seem I am a “Questioner”, or at least have some of the traits or the personality profile of a person who questions the advice given by others, particularly in matters of health and personal wellbeing.

In September 2012 I was intrigued by the “5-2 Intermittent Fasting” Horizon programme presented by Dr Michael Mosley which piqued my interest in how lifestyle choices might impact health and wellbeing…   Read More

Glyn’s Favourite Heart-Healthy Low Carb Ratatouille Recipe!

Our European neighbours have been sharing their sizzling summer weather with us in the UK just recently, so here at Low Carb Leeds we’re sharing with you a taste of the Mediterranean with this delicious and quick ratatouille recipe.

Tomatoes, especially concentrated tomato puree and sauces are an excellent source of lycopene, an antioxidant from the carotenoid family, which has been shown in various studies to possess cardiovascular protective properties. And, since lycopene is a fat-soluble nutrient, the addition of butter in this recipe boosts its absorption by your body. …Read More