Diabetes and Plant-Based Foods

Torbangun Plant

According to experts in the field of nutrition, the Torbangun plant could be one of the cures for diabetes. Today I would like to share with you some information from that research and some additional notes and photos of this plant. Torbangun is semi-succulent and comes from the Lamiaceae Family. It is a perennial plant (lives for more than two years) and has an oregano-like
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Sauerkraut in Jars

This website is dedicated to giving you the latest information about using food to prevent and control, or better yet reverse diabetes. It also documents my journey with diabetes. Today I will share with you a brief summary of yet another research. This time we are looking on our gut and an intestinal bacterium which could
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Broccoli Sprouts

Managing your blood sugar could be as simple as consuming some concentrated broccoli sprout. I have embraced eating broccoli as a part of my lifestyle change to eat mostly whole foods and to be more physically active. So, eating broccoli is not strange to me. However, after reading an article about a research result, I
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Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease with almonds

It is a popular belief that a number of diabetics, later in life must also deal with some form of cardiovascular disease. Please allow me to state here and now, that I refuse to “own” all these diabetic complications. Yes, in the event reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease with almonds is true, then I
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Family history of diabetes

  “It runs in my family.” Think about how many times you heard this seemingly proud announcement, especially relating to an illness. What is truly sad, is that most of the time we are referring to lifestyle illnesses and we are not making the connection that we were taught to eat and behave in a given
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Pouring wine in a glass

    Some foods are seen as better than others for diabetics and we label them as “superfoods.” Included in this group are the berries and so today we will focus our attention on wines made from these berries, especially those which are recommended for diabetics. We do not need to complicate the matter or
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Pineapples

  What a wonderful weekend it is for me. On Thanksgiving Day my blood glucose readings were between 5.2 to 6.3 (93.6 to 113.4) at varying times of the day. I did say it would be a wonderful Thanksgiving Day for me with lower readings than I have had in a long time. I am still giving God the
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