need some carbohydrates. But it needs to
be balanced with protein, and plenty of it.
So a chicken risotto is better than a
Moore also keeps the inclusion of fat
to a minimum and many of the recipes
were his wife's, which may be why they
are so accessible.
Michael can you briefly tell me
when you were diagnosed -- what
I was working and living my life as
normal but over a couple of weeks I lost
a lot of weight for no reason with bad
fatigue and chronic thirst. Went to doctor
and had tests. My blood sugar reading
was 29mmols/l. It was 'welcome to being
Anyone with a diagnosis of diabetes
goes through a considerable period
of adjustment. As a chef, with the
link between food and blood sugar
control, what changed for you?
While it was daunting, being
diagnosed was good for me. It was good
to finally know why I wasn't feeling right.
I did panic a bit at first, but I didn't find
much too much that I had to change
directly as a result of my diagnosis. As
we know, the diabetes journey is a long
one. It begins with a diagnosis and goes
on to lifestyle changes. I found it best to
focus my attention on what improvements
I could make immediately. I became
sensitive to my blood sugar levels very
quickly by doing a lot of blood tests.
It's been a huge endeavour to put out
your series of books under the banner
name of Blood Sugar. How have the
books been received?
The response to the books has
been amazing! Readers really like the
HOT OPTION. Stone-ground
muesli hot cakes from the
Blood Sugar cookbook.