"Fear of carbs is another unconscious cultural belief, but type 2 diabetes is not caused by eating carbs. It is caused by over production of glucose in the liver. The most popular drug for diabetes, Metformin works by blocking liver cells from making glucose. Insulin is supposed to shut off glucose production while glucagon turns it back on. Animal protein and fat (from foods like bacon) stimulate glucagon and contribute to insulin resistance."
I used to be in the high carb low fat camp, but all of the rhetoric about low calories and fat free just didn't add up. I read a Gary Taubes article it was like someone kicked open the doors of reality. You will probably not read this, but you should... http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/07/magazine/what-if-it-s-all-...
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