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  2. Mar 22, 2018

Reversing Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is preventable, manageable, and in many cases, even reversible!

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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?

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