By Rhonda Witwer, www.resistantstarch.us Consuming a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes—is linked with substantially lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Do you ever wonder why? To me, starch was never top-of-mind to answer this question, but it turns out that the type of starch may be […]Read more ›
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Consuming a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes—is linked with substantially lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. “This study highlights that even moderate dietary changes in the direction of a healthful plant-based diet can play […]Read more ›
A vegan diet proves best for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in PLoS One. Researchers in Korea assigned 93 participants with type 2 diabetes for 12 weeks to a completely vegan diet or a diet based on recommendations from the Korean Diabetes Association. Those in the vegan group lost weight, reduced their HbA1C levels (a measure of […]Read more ›
This award-winning DVD covers a lot of ground regarding health. You will get virtual one-on-one consultations with some of the world’s leading authorities on reversal of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases and more chronic diseases. Dr. Crowe and Dr. Esselstyn are from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and know something about heart disease. These interviews will convince you that cardiovascular […]Read more ›
We’ve known for decades that beans have an exceptionally low glycemic index. You give someone cooked beans, peas, or lentils and they don’t even get half the blood sugar spike that they would get with the same amount of carbs in the form of bread, pasta, or potatoes. So if you’re going to eat some high glycemic food like white […]Read more ›
Eating a low-saturated-fat, high-fiber diet helps with insulin sensitivity, according to a study published in the latest edition of Diabetes Care. The study examined data from 518 healthy individuals between the ages of 15 and 20 enrolled in the Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP) study. Participants were enrolled in the STRIP study during infancy and continually educated […]Read more ›
Thanks to countless millions of dollars in advertising, almost everybody thinks they need milk. Over the past several decades, cow’s milk and its byproducts have come to be seen as an essential part of the diet of most Americans. Milk and milk products such as cheese, yogurt, ice cream, whey, kefir and butter have been effectively promoted by the Unified […]Read more ›