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Convincing Doctors of the Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Michael Greger, MD, presents a strategy from a Yale professor of how to go past the emotionless data in order to grasp the attention of an audience of physicians. ┬áIf we simply take a moment to close our eyes and imagine the face of someone we know who is suffering or suffered from cancer,...   #Cancer #Diabetes #Diseases #Educate #Heart Disease #Recent Posts

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Men, Fruit, and Type 2 Diabetes

Meat consumption is associated with manliness, vigor and virility, while fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with tree-hugging dainties. While these fanciful stereotypes and notions that are not based on reality abound, more and more meat-eating men are losing their sense of manliness to the likes of Type 2 diabetes. A recent study reported in...   #Diabetes #Nutrition

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Vitamin D, Obesity, & Type 2 Diabetes

The sun will soon become the BFF of Type 2 Diabetes. Thanks to a 2012 Turkish study, the correlation between obesity, vitamin D levels, and Type 2 diabetes has been determined. The study revealed that type 2 diabetics, primarily those with higher BMI levels, also suffer from vitamin D deficiency. T association comes because of...   #Diabetes #Obesity #Sunlight

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The Buddha Diet

Buddhism is a religion of philosophy as opposed to theism, and its dietary philosphy has brought it to the attention of the medical community. Apparently Asian Buddhists suffer less metabolic health issues than most others. Metabolic issues are those risk factos that work together to increase one’s risk of heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes....   #Diabetes #Nutrition

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