IMPORTANT ALERT: from Dr. Fuhrman for Those on Blood Pressure Medications
As you make the transition to a Nutritarian diet, it is imperative that you remain in contact with your physician if you are on any medications, so adjustments can be made as your blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and other health parameters improve.
Does Coffee Have Health Benefits?
Although some studies link coffee consumption to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, coffee—regular or decaffeinated—is not health-promoting.
How are Diabetes and Cancer Connected?
Diabetes affects certain hormones that are associated with increased risk of several cancers.
Clinical Study Confirms That Beans are the Preferred Starch Source for Diabetics
Research has shown that beans produce greater health improvements in people with diabetes than whole grains.
6 Worst Foods for Diabetes
The worst foods for diabetes — the foods that elevate blood sugar, reduce insulin sensitivity and increase type 2 diabetes risk — are the foods that are most common in the standard American diet.
What Does Sugar Do to the Brain?
Sugar (glucose) is the primary fuel for the brain, but excess sugar from low-nutrient foods can have damaging effects on brain function.
Are “Natural” and Low-glycemic Sweeteners Healthful Alternatives to Sugar?
Calorie-containing sweeteners such as maple syrup, honey, agave, and coconut sugar are marketed as "natural" and often touted as healthier alternatives to regular sugar. Is there any truth to these claims? Or are they just as dangerous as sugar (sucrose) and high-fructose corn syrup?
Sugary Drinks Linked to Hundreds of Thousands of Deaths Worldwide
Fruit-flavored drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, soda, sweetened iced teas, etc. are consumed in huge quantities in the modern world, and it's no secret that these sugary beverages are a threat to human health.
5 Best Foods for Preventing or Reversing Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Our food choices can either prevent or promote insulin resistance and resultant diabetes.
More White Rice, More Diabetes Risk
A new meta-analysis has explored the link between white rice and diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes: Easily Reversible With Superior Nutrition
The key to diabetes reversal is superior nutrition and exercise.
It may take a little extra effort, but avoiding the tragic complications of diabetes and a premature death is well worth it.
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Over 20 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes. That doesn't count the 6 million who have diabetes and don't know it yet!
Diabetes Epidemic Set to Potentially Cripple our Healthcare System
More than 40 percent of American adults age 20 years and older have hyperglycemic condition according to a review of data from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey from the National Institute of Health
Reversing Diabetes: Harnessing the Power Within Ourselves
If Janice and hundreds of others can do it, so can you!
High Nutrient Diet Reverses Diabetes
In this case study Dr. Fuhrman describes the effectiveness of a high nutrient, dietary approach in reversing diabetes. It is NOT sufficient to treat the symptoms. You must remove the underlying cause. Diabetics are simply more susceptible to the consequences of the typical American diet.