All About Blood Sugar with Danielle Hamilton

Do you know how vital blood sugar levels are to your health? Danielle Hamilton suffered from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, hormonal imbalance, weight gain, and other health issues. She finally enrolled in nutrition school and discovered that the root of all hormonal imbalances is actually blood sugar balance. She eventually adopted a ketogenic way of eating and that, accompanied by fasting, has cleared up her skin and menstrual issues.

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • Danielle's health history from childhood to adulthood (1:33)
  • Her experience with PCOS and Paleo (3:32)
  • Overconsumption of carbohydrates and processed foods (11:06)
  • The difference in body composition and metabolism between her and her brother (11:27)
  • Tracking macros (13:04)
  • When she began tracking her blood sugar levels (14:09)
  • Counting calories (15:49)
  • Her fasting protocol (16:13)
  • The pros and cons of continuously monitoring blood sugar levels (19:27)
  • Which glucose monitor she uses and prefers (22:14)
  • Common trends she sees among her clients (26:23)
  • Higher protein consumption and the effect on blood sugar levels (31:56)
  • Breath ketone monitors (33:58)
  • Other things that could be affecting blood sugar levels (36:56)
  • Insulin response without actually consuming anything (38:19)
  • The body's psychological response to artificial sweeteners (40:47)
  • Vegetables and how they affect blood sugar and digestion (41:43)
  • Her interest in digestion and how stress can affect that (44:30)
  • Supplements and medications to help digestive issues (52:22)
  • Apple cider vinegar (54:07)
  • What Danielle is focusing on in the future (54:45)

Where to find Danielle:

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Robert Sikes


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