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vegan vs keto for diabetes… which is one optimal?

I recently watched the Mastering Diabetes teleseminar on ketogenic diets with high hopes of picking up some gems of wisdom from the rising stars of the plant-based diabetes community. Unfortunately, I was underwhelmed with what I heard. I shared my frustration on Facebook. Robb Wolf suggested I put together a response to some of the […]

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nutrient dense diabetic friendly vegan foods

Eating plant-based foods can be a great way to improve nutrient density and reduce the amount of highly insulinogenic processed carbohydrates in your diet. This article looks at how we can optimize a plant-based diet for nutrient density as well as diabetic friendly by reducing insulin load. Finally, we will look at whether adding additional […]

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want to live forever?

Living a long, vibrant, healthy life is a common goal.  But what can we do to extend our health span? Should we eat more fruit and veggies?  Less processed foods?  More protein?  Less protein?  Exercise more?  Lose weight?  Sleep more?  Get more sun?  Less blue light? Confused yet? The numerous facets of health and longevity […]

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Atkins versus the vegans

Dr Fung also noted that the Atkins approach often doesn’t work over the long term because things other than carbohydrates require insulin. The food insulin index data demonstrates that a number of high protein foods such as steak, cheddar cheese, white fish and tuna cause a significant insulin response even though they contain minimal carbohydrate. […]

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