Revisiting My Big Fat Diet: How a Métis doctor lost weight with a traditional Indigenous diet – CBC

March 05, 2018

Dr. Jay Wortman’s lifestyle changed when he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

He decided to cut out carbs from his diet, and immediately felt better. He’s managed to maintain what he calls a “very, very, very low carb diet” for over 15 years.

“All my blood markers went back to normal. I lost weight at about the rate of about a pound a day for a month,” he said in an interview with Checkup guest host Suhana Meharchand.

“[The fat] literally fell off me. In those days, I worked in an office where I wore a suit. I had to take in all my pants after a couple of weeks and then two weeks later, they were falling off me again. It was just remarkable.”

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