Category: Diabetes

Reversing Diabetes with Food 0

Reversing Diabetes with Food

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with severe calorie restriction—whether by surgery or starvation—but can also be reversed by simply eating healthier. Type 2...

Reversing Diabetes with Surgery 0

Reversing Diabetes with Surgery

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Is the reversal of type 2 diabetes with gastric bypass surgery due to the actual operation or just the severely restrictive diet required for...

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes 0

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: When placed head-to-head against the American Diabetes Association diet, how do plant-based diets fare in terms of not only blood sugar, body weight, and...

How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes? 0

How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates 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...

Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes? 0

Why is Meat a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Potential culprits include the trans fat in meat, the saturated fat, cholesterol, heme iron, advanced glycation end products (glycotoxins), animal protein (especially leucine), zoonotic...

Does Chocolate Cause Weight Gain? 0

Does Chocolate Cause Weight Gain?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Big Candy boasts studies showing that those who eat chocolate weigh less than those who don’t, but what does the best science show? You...

Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet 0

Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The fat-burning properties of brown adipose tissue can be boosted by cold exposure, certain flavor molecules, and arginine-rich foods. What is brown adipose tissue?...

Brown Fat: Losing Weight Through Thermogenesis 0

Brown Fat: Losing Weight Through Thermogenesis

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Brown adipose tissue is a unique organ that burns fat to create heat, improving temperature regulation in infants and weight loss in adults. Sorry...

Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Reversed? 0

Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Reversed?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The reversal of blindness due to hypertension and diabetes with Dr. Kempner’s rice and fruit diet demonstrates the power of diet to exceed the...

What Causes Diabetes? 0

What Causes Diabetes?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Saturated fat can be toxic to the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, explaining why animal fat consumption can impair insulin secretion, not just...

Stomach Stapling Kids 0

Stomach Stapling Kids

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Bariatric weight-loss surgery (like Roux-en-Y gastric bypass) is increasingly performed in children as young as five years old. The childhood obesity epidemic is so...