The Physicians Committee

"Eat This, Not That" to Defeat Type 2 Diabetes

  November 15, 2017    

A plant-based diet, packed with leafy greens, legumes, and fruits and vegetables in place of animal-based foods, can slash the risk for type 2 diabetes in half. But, even so, are all plant-based foods created equal? Barnard Medical Center’s dietitian, Maggie Neola, R.D., dishes out a few tips to show you how to make your meals work for you, stabilize blood sugar, and boost insulin function.


For additional resources, visit to sign up for free cooking and nutrition education classes or to participate in a free online nutrition program, the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart, which goes live the first day of every month.


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