The epidemiological evidence linking sugar consumption and diabetes as well as obesity is overwhelming. Very little controversy surrounds this fact. Another demonized food – salt, by contrast is far more controversial. Many people argue that salt is not as bad … Continued
Devotees of the low carb approach faced the red meat dilemma. Meat was supposed to be non fattening because it was not a carbohydrate. However, some large studies questioned this assumption. The fascinating study “Changes in Diet and Lifestyle and … Continued
Michael was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2000. Like most people Michael thought his diabetes was a chronic illness that would become worse with age. In 2007, Michael began seeing Dr. Fung for management of his diabetic related kidney … Continued
Dairy proteins stimulate high levels on insulin due partially to the incretin effect. Glucose, though does not seem to increase much. If insulin increases, does this mean that dairy is fattening? Here the answer is far more difficult. As we … Continued
Mark was diagnosed with diabetes about 20 years ago. Initially he took his diagnosis seriously, but was not able to successfully reverse his diabetes or control it. Frustrated with his inability to manage his disease by following his doctor’s … Continued
One of the greatest barriers to weight loss is conventional dietary advice to eat more to lose weight. This was covered in a previous post “Time Dependence”. This advice sounds completely contradictory because it is. Nevertheless, the media is full … Continued
The low carbohydrate diet long preceded the infamous Dr. Atkins. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755 -1826) wrote the influential textbook “The Physiology of Taste” in 1825. Sometimes considered the father of the low carbohydrate diet, he wrote: “The second of the … Continued
The main role of fibre is that of an anti-nutrient. By various mechanisms such as bulking and viscosity the absorption of nutrient may be slowed in the GI tract. This is especially beneficial in the absorption of glucose which tends … Continued
Listen to Desmond and Balraj discuss how they were able to naturally reverse their diabetes in just a few months.
Listen to Richard talk about how he was able to reverse his diabetes in just a few months.