How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes?
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DESCRIPTION: Protective properties of whole plant foods against diabetes include antioxidants, lipotropes, fiber, and the ability to suppress the estrogen-producing bacteria in our gut.
Plant foods may also protect against diabetes by replacing animal foods. See my last video: Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes? ()
So what if your entire diet was filled with plants? See Plant-Based Diets and Diabetes (). Some plants may be particularly protective:
• Amla versus Diabetes (/)
• Flaxseed vs. Diabetes (/)
• Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses (/)
Unfortunately, cinnamon has fallen out of favor (Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control /).
Here’s my ever-growing series on science behind type 2 diabetes:
• What Causes Insulin Resistance? ()
• The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes ()
• Lipotoxicity: How Saturated Fat Raises Blood Sugar ()
• Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity ()
• What Causes Diabetes? ()
• Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Reversed? ()
For more on the estrogen connection, see Relieving Yourself of Excess Estrogen (/) and Breast Cancer and Constipation ().
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