Reverse and Prevent Diabetes with Dr. Brian Mowll

Type 2 Diabetes and pre-diabetes is a real threat for emotional eaters. But it can be reversed. Dr. Brian Mowll is the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers. He coaches clients worldwide by showing them how optimize their health and metabolism, control blood sugar, and reverse type 2 diabetes using a natural, […]

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Carbohydrate restriction has a more favorable impact on the metabolic syndrome than a low fat diet

We recently proposed that the biological markers improved by carbohydrate restriction were precisely those that define the metabolic syndrome (MetS), and that the common thread was regulation of insulin as a control element. We specifically tested the idea with a 12-week study comparing two hypocaloric diets (approximately 1,500 kcal): a carbohydrate-restricted diet (CRD) (%carbohydrate:fat:protein = […]

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Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets

Very-low-carbohydrate diets or ketogenic diets have been in use since the 1920s as a therapy for epilepsy and can, in some cases, completely remove the need for medication. From the 1960s onwards they have become widely known as one of the most common methods for obesity treatment. Recent work over the last decade or so […]

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Why The Keto Diet Will Change Your Life | Mark Sisson on Health Theory

Mark Sisson is a former endurance athlete turned nutrition author and entrepreneur. In 2006, he began his popular health blog, Mark’s Daily Apple, where he’s blogged every day for 12+ years. Mark is the founder of Primal Kitchen Foods and best-selling author of several books including The Primal Blueprint and his most recent hit, The […]

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Walk After Meals Is More Effective for Lowering Postprandial Glycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes

Regular physical activity is a cornerstone of diabetes management. We conducted a study to evaluate whether specifying the timing of walking in relation to meals enhances the benefits conferred by current physical activity guidelines. A total of 41 adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (mean ± SD age 60 ± 9.9 years; mean diabetes duration 10 years) participated in this randomised, […]

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Diabetes Defeated by Diet

Spending on diabetes drugs in the U.S. reached $53.7 billion last year, more than double what it was in 2013. Roughly 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. The Fresh Food Farmacy program, being tested by Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, which includes education and free nutritious meals, can lower diabetes treatment costs by 80 percent. […]

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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Different Dietary Approaches to the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

There is evidence that reducing blood glucose concentrations, inducing weight loss, and improving the lipid profile reduces cardiovascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes. We assessed the effect of various diets on glycemic control, lipids, and weight loss. We conducted searches of PubMed, Embase, and Google Scholar to August 2011. We included randomized controlled […]

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Dietary and Nutritional Approaches for Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Dietary factors are of paramount importance in the management and prevention of type 2 diabetes. Despite progress in formulating evidence based dietary guidance, controversy and confusion remain. In this article, we examine the evidence for areas of consensus as well as ongoing uncertainty or controversy about dietary guidelines for type 2 diabetes. What is the […]

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Exercise Training Improves the Insulin Sensitivity

It is not known whether the beneficial effects of exercise training on insulin sensitivity are due to changes in hepatic and peripheral insulin sensitivity or whether the changes in insulin sensitivity can be explained by adaptive changes in fatty acid metabolism, changes in visceral fat or changes in liver and muscle triacylglycerol content. We investigated […]

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