Can You "Eat to Beat" Type II Diabetes?

By Meghan De Jong

Believe it or not: YES you can!

Type 2 diabetes is so tightly connected to diet and lifestyle factors, that by changing what you eat and the amount of physical activity you do, you can actually prevent and reverse the condition! (1) Incidences of Type II Diabetes are at an all-time high in North America. (7) Dr. David Mathews describes it as “The Black Plague of the 21st century.” These sky-high incidence levels, are a direct reflection of the current and rather poor state of the “Standard American Diet” (SAD)(4).

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HEALING HEROES - HOW TO EAT YOUR WAY OUT OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE (Part 2)

Edited by Stephie Hennekam

 

Can you imagine living your life without an autoimmune disease? Close your eyes, and stay with this feeling for a minute. If you would be fully healed, what would you be doing? What would people say? What would you say? How would it feel? Stick with it, maybe even write it down so you can come back to this when you need some extra motivation.

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DR. BROOKE GOLDNER HEALED HERSELF FROM AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE (part 1)

Edited by Stephie Hennekam

 

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE - WHAT’s IN A NAME?

Despite the rampant occurrence of this term -it is buzzing in the popular media and on the internet- it still is a hard one to digest.

Breaking it down will give you some clarity: our body has its own system, the immune system, which protects us from outside dangers. We don’t have to think about this, it is an automatic reaction. In some cases, the immune system gets confused and attacks its “self”; it attacks our own body. When that happens, one is diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

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