Tag: diabetes

How I Reversed My Diabetes and Stopped All Medications with a Plant-Based Diet

I grew up at the tip of southern Texas with four brothers and three sisters. When I was eight years old, my…

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How Does Fat Affect Insulin Resistance and Diabetes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 29 million people in America have diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes. Insulin resistance is…

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USDA: Quit Marketing Meat — You’re Promoting Diabetes and Sickness

At a time when meat prices are rising and meat consumption is falling in the United States, the USDA has been considering…

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My Patient Didn’t Just Control His Diabetes, He Cured It!

Some of you may have read my previous blog post about how I came to embrace a whole-food, plant-based diet and the effects it…

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The Smoke and Mirrors Behind Wheat Belly and Grain Brain

The Atkins Diet lives on in the current bestselling books Wheat Belly by William Davis, MD and Grain Brain by David Perlmutter,…

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I Lost 180 Pounds in a Year … Along with High Cholesterol, Pre-Diabetes, and Sleep Apnea!

A little over a year ago, I decided I wanted to lose weight and get healthy, because I was dangerously overweight and…

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What’s Wrong with Eggs?

A common question I hear as a dietitian (second only to “Where do you get your protein?” of course) is “What’s wrong…

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Do Potatoes Cause Diabetes?

Are potatoes dangerous? Do potatoes cause diabetes? You might think so if you followed the headlines. In 2006, the media was full…

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More than Weight: Obese Teens Struggle with Diabetes

Obesity levels are on the rise, especially in adolescents. A new study released on Sunday shows another side to the obesity epidemic…

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