Hi, I'm Michelle! I just turned 40 last month and run operations at BuzzFeed. I'm a competitive athlete and eat healthily, besides a weakness for cookies.
See what happened in the video here:
Despite my healthy lifestyle, I recently learned I was borderline pre-diabetic with an A1C number of 5.7. So when my coworker decided to do a BuzzFeed Video about people trying to reverse high A1C numbers I jumped at the opportunity! Over three months, two coworkers and I worked with a registered dietitian and nutritionist to follow customized diets.
In a nutshell, my diet was no dairy, gluten, or added sugar. I also had to eat tons of green things. Over the course of three months on this diet, here are some things I learned...