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Billy Jacobsen

28/03/04
10.25 AM

Re: Type I diabetes  
When you are talking about a diet for diabetes are you talking about both
type 1 and type 2 diabetes or just type 2? I haven't been able to find
anything that can cure type 1 diabetes. Have you had success with long term
type 1 diabetics getting off of insulin? If so, how? What causes the beta
cells to regenerate and in turn gets one off of insulin?

Any info would be greatly appreciated. I've been taking insulin for 26.5



 

Stan Popis

31/03/04
06.00 PM

 

Re: Re: Type I Diabetes  

Optimal Diet is the same for any disease, but you have to observe the ratio of Protein to Fat and Carbohydrates.

However the ratio for Type I can be a little different as is shown by Dr. Jan Kwasniewski in his book Homo Optimus:

Carbohydrate metabolism, including the processes of conversion to fat and cholesterol, as well as other carbohydrate conversion processes requires insulin. Thus, sugar is the cause of the insulin. When a diet does not contain any carbohydrate, the release of insulin in the human body is minimal. The way in which carbohydrate delivered in food will be metabolised depends on many factors, but mainly on the overall content of the food. And that content influences the proportion of how many grams of sugar are needed to release one unit of insulin. Six grams, 10 g or even 15 g of sugar may be needed to release 1 unit of insulin. The body resists sugar. It defends itself against it. In type I diabetes, this defence consists mainly of destruction of beta cells of the Langerhans islets located in the pancreas, the cells which produce insulin. Destroyed beta cells cannot produce insulin. Several or more months before diabetes develops, the blood of the future diabetic contains antibodies against the beta cells. When the majority of those cells are destroyed the body stops the destruction of the remaining cells. That is why at the time of the first symptoms of the disease antibodies only exist in the blood of approx. 70% patients.
The human body will almost never destroy all beta cells. Those that are needed are left intact, not for sugar metabolism but for other important processes. Insulin is needed in the body for a variety of metabolic processes, sugar metabolism being one, although not the most important one.
The remaining 5-15% of pancreatic beta cells are still secreting insulin, but that amount is much too small for the large amounts of ingested carbohydrate. However, that amount of insulin would be sufficient if the carbohydrate intake were reduced to match the insulin production by the remaining beta cells. In type I diabetes the blood level of sugar rises because tissues do not require or want any sugar.

In order to obtain a cure for type I diabetes, the quantity of ingested carbohydrate ought to be reduced to the amount dictated by the insulin- producing capacity of the sufferer. That typically equates with a daily intake of 40 to 50 grams of carbohydrate for an adult, and approx. 1.5 grams per kg of body weight for children. Furthermore, the daily intake of protein should also be reduced to 0.5 grams per kg of body weight, being the highest quality animal-origin protein, e.g., egg yolks, poultry liver, or kidneys. Energy should be mainly sourced from fats of the highest biological value such as bone marrow, egg yolks, cream or butter. The proportions between the nutrients should be maintained at 4 to 5 grams of fat per gram of protein; for the obese that should be reduced to around 2.5 grams of fat.
For those who still find it hard to believe that type 1 diabetes can be successfully cured by the optimal diet I have cited a letter from one of those who experienced "a miracle".
I am 1 7 y. o.; I developed diabetes 2 years ago. My daily dose of insulin was between 15 and 20 units. From the first day on the optimal diet I reduced the insulin dose by half,- after a week I stopped it all together. After 6 months on the optimal diet I have no diabetes; other minor health problems are also gone. Maria Nowak (address withheld)

Practical guidance
1. Implement the optimal diet in its full scope from day 1.
2. Reduce the insulin dose by 50% from day 1.
3. Long-acting insulin should be injected only once a day. If large doses of insulin are normally required due to inactivation, a few doses of short-acting insulin should be administered.
4. When the requirement for insulin is low (10 to 15 units/day in adults), injections may be stopped.
5. Blood glucose levels need to be controlled daily.
6. When the fasting blood glucose level fails below 140 mg%, the daily dose of insulin may be reduced by a further 50%.
7. Within a few days for children, or a few weeks for adults, having achieved the fasting blood glucose levels of 140 mg% at a dose of insulin not exceeding 10 to 15 units per day, the insulin should be withdrawn for good. However, that is conditional on strict adherence to the principles of the optimal diet, as described in this book.

 

 

Steve

26/06/04
03.26 PM

Re: Body building  

Is it possible to build significant muscle ( with weight training ) on the optimal diet?

 

Stan Popis

11/07/04
11.30 AM

Re: Re: Body Building

Dr Kwasniewski’s proposed nutritional way of eating is for all people - young and old, sick and healthy, active athletes and non active people. Optimal Diet is based on the delivery of the most
important nutritional elements, e.g., the most valuable proteins and fats.
For a person of heavy training regime should use the best product to satisfy the needs of his body. The intake of protein should be slightly higher than 1g/1kg of ideal body weight because of the need for a greater body renewal after physical effort.
I would suggest that you increase your daily protein to 1.2 g/kg of your ideal body weight.
Also the source of protein is important because not all sources provide the same absorption of protein. Eggs are the best; plant proteins are worst in terms of absorption. Meat is somewhere in the middle.
I would advice you to read an article about the athletes diet on http://homodiet.netfirms.com/otherssay/athletic_diet.htm

Stan

 

Rick D

08/07/04
12.47 AM

Re: Psoriasis  

Are there any known affects of OD on psoriasis.
Improvements / aggravations, etc?
Thanks!


 

Stan Popis

11/07/04
11.40 AM

Re: Re: Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a very oppressive disease, which can sometimes cause incapacity. Psoriatic changes develop on those parts of the skin which receive inferior blood (nutrition) supply. These include the area around the elbow, knee or other skin which during movement is stretched and consequently less nourished. Scalp skin (with hair) often develops changes also.
Improvement of the skin nutrition causes a rapid recession of psoriatic changes in the very spots where such improvement occurred. Implementation of the selective currents PS on particular parts of the body causes a rapid and marked improvement in nutrition of all tissues, including the skin, in the area subjected to the treatment.
Optimal nutrition is the causal treatment for psoriasis. The average man has between 4-8 kg of skin, which in a body is considered as poorly supplied tissue. With a certain type of incorrect nutrition the skin receives far worse supplies than the privileged tissues.
The best kind of “spare parts" for human skin are contained in pig's skin. One has to simply eat it. More collagen should be consumed in the form of. calf and pork hocks or collagen-containing processed meats. When the destruction of the skin is not too extensive (due to a prolonged disease process) the cure will be complete and permanent.

You should also use supplement of vitamin C, B Complex and in addition vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Stan

 

 

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