The Winning Diet for Type 2 Diabetes

Reducing the Risk: Go Vegetarian Vegetarian and vegan diets offer significant benefits for diabetes prevention, treatment, and reversal of type 2 diabetes,in many cases. In observational studies, individuals following vegetarian diets are about half as likely to develop diabetes, compared with non-vegetarians.1 Clinical trials show that individuals with type 2 diabetes who consume a low-fat vegan diet improve blood sugar control to a greater extent than conventional diabetes diets. Vegetarian and vegan diets also improve plasma lipid by reducing the total cholesterol, LDL (“the bad cholesterol”), and triglycerides. A vegan diet has been shown to reverse atherosclerosis progression when...

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