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I Thought I Ate Healthy. Then I Was Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes

In my younger years, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon, so healthy eating and exercise were part of my daily routine. As…

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I Reversed My Diabetes and Cured My Sleep Apnea with a Plant-Based Diet

Three months ago, I transitioned to a whole food, plant-based diet. The switch happened after a diabetes diagnosis that shook me to…

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The Incredible Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet for People with Type 1 Diabetes

If you have watched the Forks Over Knives movie or are a frequent visitor of this site, you already know that type…

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8+ Striking Nutrition Studies Every Medical Student Should Read

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition…

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Reversing India’s Diabetes Problem: A Q&A with Dr. Nandita Shah

India is known as a country of vegetarians, but, in reality, more and more Indians are eating meat, especially young people drawn…

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Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think…

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This Gynecologist Is Making the WFPB Connection for Women

Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist working in New York’s Hudson Valley (about 75 miles outside of New York City), has come to…

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Does Sugar Cause Diabetes?

The recent film What the Health raised the question as to whether sugar or other carbohydrates cause diabetes. Because blood sugar levels…

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Why You Should Have a Fruit-Filled Summer

If you’re like most Americans, you probably aren’t eating enough fruit: Americans eat a single serving of fruit per day, on average….

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How My Patient Beat Prediabetes and Won a Decade-Long Weight-Loss Battle

Have you ever tried something, invested nearly everything you had—time, energy, and resources—into a project, and failed? What would happen if you…

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Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes and that number is growing. Unfortunately, the myths surrounding diabetes are as widespread as the…

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Conquering Diabetes with Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates do not cause type 2 diabetes. In fact, a new study found just the opposite: A diet rich in carbohydrates can…

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