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Vegan Diet May Prevent Diabetes

Vegan Diet May Prevent Diabetes

A vegan diet improves beta-cell function, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers from the Physicians Committee assessed insulin resistance after a meal for 75 overweight participants without diabetes for 16 weeks, half of whom followed a low-fat, vegan diet. Those who consumed the vegan diet increased meal-stimulated insulin secretion and beta-cell glucose sensitivity and lowered their body weight,…

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Foods to Eat & Foods to Avoid to Help Prevent Diabetes

Foods to Eat to Help Prevent Diabetes

Protective properties of whole plant foods against diabetes include antioxidants, lipotropes, fiber, and the ability to suppress the estrogen-producing bacteria in our gut. Potential culprits include the trans fat in meat, the saturated fat, cholesterol, heme iron, advanced glycation end products (glycotoxins), animal protein (especially leucine), zoonotic viruses, and industrial pollutants that accumulate up the food chain. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org…

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Diabetes Risk Increases with Meat Intake

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Meat consumption is associated with risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers followed the diets and disease risk of 63,257 participants from the Singapore Chinese Health Study and found that those who consumed the most red meat (e.g., pork, beef, lamb), poultry, and fish had an increased risk…

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Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

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Potential culprits include the trans fat in meat, the saturated fat, cholesterol, heme iron, advanced glycation end products (glycotoxins), animal protein (especially leucine), zoonotic viruses, and industrial pollutants that accumulate up the food chain. Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/04/12/plant-based-diets-put-to-the-test-for-diabetes/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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