Has anybody had this problem?
I am getting 25% of my calories from carbs and around 60% from fat, the rest from protein. i know i am not in ketosis and my body probably still prefers sugar over fat. But the thing that i do not understand is every time i reduce my carb intake by a little bit i become more insulin resistant. For two years i had to take 1 unit of insulin for 5g of carbs, and now ,when i am eating less carbs and more fat, i have to take 1 unit of insulin for 3.5g of carbs? I am actualy taking the same amount of fast acting insulin as before.
I have two explanations for this. Proteins are converting to glucose, but than i still dont understand why do i need the same amount of insulin as before, i am guessing it would be at least a little less than before.
The other idea is that my body, which is using more fat now, does not need al this glucose any more and the only way the cell can reject taking glucose is to become more insulin resistant.
Just tell me what do you think about it. Why are my insulin requirements almost the same as before?
I am going to visit a nutritionist specialised for LCHF diet next weak and after that i will cut my calories from carbs to 10%.