The most important part for this to work is notice where you feel the panic/anxiety attack in your body and how you are reacting to the tension this creates. It is also helpful to rate the intensity (1 pretty low, 10 extreme) of the reaction so that you will have something to compare when you feel an improvement.
Just because the low carb high fat way of living is suddenly in the news does not mean that it is a new fad. Actually once something starts to make news headlines, it is no longer new. It just has bubbled up to the top.
LCHF has quite a history and then I came across this article that gives some background on how long the way of eating has been around.
6 Facts About LCHF
It Has Been Around For at Least One and a Half Century
Atkins’s First Book Was Published in 1972, Way Before The Low-Fat Guidelines Came Out
Entire Populations Have Thrived on Such a Diet, in Excellent Health
More Than 20 Randomized Controlled Trials Have Been Published
People Are Able to Stick to it Better Than The Low-Fat Diet
Many Health Professionals Use Them in Their Practice
People stick with this way of eating for a number of reasons. My personal reason is to control my blood sugar and it is working. Some people use it to lose weight, which was quite unexpected for me, but I am more than happy about it.
When I first looked into this way of eating, I discovered that is quite widespread in South Africa and restaurants even serve low carb high fat meals. So it took over 2 years to be talked about in Canada and the US media.
How does insulin affect your health. This video of Dr Jay Davidson and Dr Don Clum gives some important information for everybody about what Insulin actually does for your health. If you are healthy, a pre-diabetic or a type 2 diabetic there are insights for everybody.
The LCHF Way of life is not a diet, but a way of life, you stick with it for the long run.
Fats are no longer the taboo subject. You are now actually encouraged to eat them as long as you reduce your carb intake, if you eat both you might just put on the pounds and get fat. Here is Dr Axe’s infographic about the best healthy fats. I could not have said it any better.
From personal experience, I totally agree with a low carb high fat way of eating. Calling it a diet is the wrong wording. It is a WOE – a way of eating that you will stay on doing for the rest of your life.
Every morning, British cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra stirs one tablespoon of butter and one tablespoon of coconut oil into his coffee.
While it may not sound appetizing, the concoction — also known as “bulletproof coffee” — is popular among people who follow high-fat diets and modeled after yak-butter drinks consumed in Tibet for centuries. The combination, says Dr. Malhotra, gives him energy and “keeps me pretty full.”