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What Causes Diabetes?

“What Causes Diabetes?” After about age 20, we may have all the insulin-producing beta cells we’re ever going to have in our pancreas, and so if we lose them, we may lose them for good. Autopsy studies show that by the time type 2 diabetes is diagnosed we may have already killed off half of […]

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Is Ginger Beneficial in a Diabetic Diet?
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Is Ginger Beneficial in a Diabetic Diet?

“Is Ginger Beneficial in a Diabetic Diet?” In a case report of the successful management of type 2 diabetes with a lifestyle intervention, a 45-year-old fellow took responsibility for health into his own hands and sought to defeat his disease and get off the drugs by eating foods purported to be anti-diabetic. But how strong […]

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Does Paratuberculosis in Milk Trigger Type 1 Diabetes?
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Does Paratuberculosis in Milk Trigger Type 1 Diabetes?

[Music] type 1 diabetes arises following the autoimmune destruction of the insulin producing cells of the pancreas it’s often diagnosed in children and adolescents who usually present with a classic trio of symptoms excessive thirst hunger and urination as their blood sugar spiked and they need to go on insulin for the rest of their […]

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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet
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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

“How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet” High blood pressure ranks as the #1 risk factor for death and disability in the world. Previously, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure, but what if you already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers […]

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Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity
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Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity

“Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity” Both prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is caused by insulin resistance, which is now accepted to be closely associated with the accumulation of fat within our muscle cells. This fat toxicity inside our muscles is a major factor in the cause of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes, […]

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Benefits of Brewers Yeast for Diabetes
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Benefits of Brewers Yeast for Diabetes

“Benefits of Brewer’s Yeast for Diabetes” In 1854, a case report was published in the precursor of the British Medical Journal, suggesting 2 to 3 tablespoons of brewer’s yeast every day could cure diabetes within 6 weeks. But it took another 150 years before it was finally put to the test in a randomized double-blind […]

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Reversing Diabetes with Food
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Reversing Diabetes with Food

“Reversing Diabetes with Food” We’ve known type 2 diabetes could be reversed by an extreme reduction in food intake, for nearly a century and a half since the 1870 siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War. This has since been demonstrated experimentally, by starving people enough, you can reverse diabetes. Diabetes specialists have long known […]

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Orthorexia Nervosa Symptoms
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Orthorexia Nervosa Symptoms

“Orthorexia Nervosa Symptoms” Orthorexia Nervosa is an unrecognized eating disorder in which the person becomes obsessed with eating healthy foods. Whereas recognized eating disorders like anorexia deal with the quantity of food, orthorexics care about the quality of their food. Many researchers have raised questions about the validity of orthorexia as an entity, but I […]

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