Dr. Rogers recommended that I take the six-hour glucose tolerance test that is administered in his office, and about three months into treatment, I took the test. For the test, I drank a bottle of glucose, and had blood taken every 1/2 hour to determine my blood glucose level. The levels were charted, revealing a ragged pattern of sugar metabolism. About four hours into the test, my sugar level bottomed out at about 50. (Normal is around 100.)

Dr. Rogers described the ragged pattern of sugar metabolism as reactive hypoglycemia, or “Sugar Metabolism Disorder.” What did this mean to my diet? No sweeteners (except Xylitol or Stevia), no processed flours, no milk products, no blueberries. Sounds hard, but since I was already on the Positive Ph diet, it actually meant very few additional changes. I really wasn’t all that surprised that my body had a hard time with sugar. I often used to get sores on my tongue after eating sweets and found myself craving more after having one dessert. Now I understood why.

All recipes included in this website follow both the Positive Ph diet and the diet for Sugar Metabolism Disorder. Who ever thought that “eating healthy” could be so yummy?

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