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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The Dietary F-word

By Colleen Gray-Hewett

 

What if you found out that there is an easy way to improve your current health, prevent or treat chronic disease, lose weight and enable your gut flora – your micro biome – to flourish, thereby reducing inflammation and improving immune function?  Fiber.  I know.  Sounds boring and old school. But nothing could be further from the truth.  Fiber, one of the most crucial dietary elements, hides in the shadows of the wholly misguided macronutrient debate of protein versus carbohydrates versus fats. Fiber should be leading the conversation.

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