What do high total cholesterol, high LDL, low HDL, high triglycerides, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, central abdominal obesity, or fatty liver disease have in common? Each other. They often present together in a bundle of 2 or 3, and respond well to a changes in diet and lifestyle. If you are one of the 200,000 people in Ireland diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, then you may already have been prescribed medication by your doctor. Diet and lifestyle modifications are no less important to managing type 2 diabetes
Wild Healthy uses a non-diet, weight inclusive approach to nutrition. Utilising the tools and skills of the evidence-based paradigm Intuitive Eating, learn to reject strict rules and restrictions around food, and eat according to your body’s cues around hunger and satisfaction. Your eating pattern should take multiple factors into account – your physical health, your mental health and your social engagement. You don’t have to demonise or restrict foods. Enjoyment and pleasure from food are encouraged.
The most common form of liver disease in the EU, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the process whereby fat collects in the liver causing it to function poorly. At present, there is no 'treatment' for NAFLD that can be prescribed and lifestyle changes are the most successful intervention for managing or reversing fatty liver.