It was all the rage before everyone started talking about keto: Glycemic Index, or GI. It is a way to measure how easy a food is taken up by your body and turned into energy. Pure glucose is 100.
How is that relevant? Well, you remember all those crackers I ate yesterday? They made my uric acid spike. And that without eating any purines whatsoever. I will inbestigate GI as a tool to set your diet, because I honestly had not expected those crackers to have that high effect.
Todays weather and temperature: Snow flurries, coldish but not so windy.
Breakfast: Rice and beans.
Lunch: Konjac stir-fry.
Snack: Tomato sandwiches (on wholemeal bread).
Dinner: Vegetable (instant) soup, a gammo, and kimchi stir-fry - which I did not notice until too late it had meat in it.
Todays supplements and dosage: Aojiru in a green smoothie, 6 fish oil capsules, 1.5 liter of rooibos tea (which obviously did nothing to keep down my uric acid).
Todays UA reading: 9.9 mg/dL
Todays step count: 10609 steps
How much did I drink today?: Water 1 liter, tea 1.5 liter, coffee 1 liter, non-alcohol purine-free beer-like drink 0.3 liter.
This weeks weight: 121 kg
Waist circumference: 118 cm
How many times did I go to the toilet today? #1 9 times, #2 3 times.
My urine pH this morning (for why this matters, read more here): 8, so mostly my diet is going well.
Was my urine strange in any way? No, yellow and clear.
How many minutes did I use the Sixpad Foot Fit Plus? 10