Reversing Diabetes

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Chuck Carroll exam room podcast host
Chuck Carroll
Chuck shed 265 pounds by conquering food addiction and devoting himself to a healthier lifestyle! Eight years later, he’s maintaining the weight loss by eating a plant-based diet. Going vegan once seemed unthinkable to Chuck, but now it’s going back to eating processed meat and dairy that would be inconceivable.

Neal Barnard M.D.
Neal Barnard, M.D.
Dr. Neal Barnard, a real-life rock star and authority on plant-based living, motivates and inspires both new vegans and those who have been plant-powered for life.

Reversing Diabetes

Reversing Diabetes
 

Type 2 diabetes is preventable, manageable, and in many cases, even reversible! Neal Barnard, M.D., explains the science behind how a low-fat, plant-based diet works to address the root cause of type 2 diabetes by reducing fat buildup in the cells.

He sits down with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a wide-ranging conversation about the nation’s seventh-leading killer and outlines his program which has been shown to be three times more effective than the American Diabetes Association’s dietary guidelines at controlling blood sugar.

They also stick a fork in diabetes and dish on some favorite recipes from the new cookbook, Dr. Neal Barnard’s Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes. Chuck’s suggestion: try the Sun-Dried Pumpkin Pesto Pasta with Fresh Spinach.

Dr. Barnard will help you lead a healthier and longer life by giving you the answers to these questions.

  • Are candy, sweets, and carbs the real culprits behind type 2 diabetes? If not, what is?
  • Can eating too much fruit cause diabetes?
  • How much more effective is a plant-based, low-fat diet in controlling diabetes than current treatment guidelines recommended by the American Diabetes Association?
  • How quickly do you start to see the results on a plant-based diet?
  • How do the results for someone who has been living with diabetes for many years differ from a newly diagnosed patient?
  • Are olive and coconut oils not the health foods they’re cracked up to be?
  • Have any foods been proven more effective than others?
  • What are the four healthful food groups?
  • What role do raw foods play in managing and reversing diabetes?