The Connection Between Insulin Resistance and the High-Carb, Low-Fat Diet

One of the absolute worst things conventional medicine does is treat type 2 diabetics with insulin. This only exacerbates the problem. The key to treating and reversing type 2 diabetes is to cut down on net carbs, replacing them with high amounts of healthy fats and moderate amounts of protein.

Januvia: This Blockbuster Diabetes Drug Can Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Avandia hit the market in 1999 and quickly became a blockbuster drug. By 2006 its annual revenue was $3.2 billion. A year later, a damning study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) linked it to a 43 percent increased risk of heart attack and a 64 percent higher risk of cardiovascular death than patients treated with other methods

Placebos Can Work Even When You Know You’re Taking a Dummy Pill

By definition, a placebo is an inert substance that has no effect on your body. In medical research, placebos (such as sugar pills) are used as controls against which the effects of drugs are measured. However, the placebo effect, in which a patient believes he or she is getting an actual drug and subsequently improves despite receiving no active substance at all, has become a well-recognized phenomenon. Some studies into the placebo effect have even concluded that many conventional treatments "work" because of the placebo effect and little else.

Vegetable Oils: Beware of Common Fats That Are Even More Dangerous Than Trans Fats

The benefits of saturated fat are many. Some appear to be uniquely traceable to saturated fat. For example, you need saturated fats for brain and immune system health. Another argument is that animal foods in general, including meat cheese, butter, dairy, and eggs, contain high amounts of vitamins. Vitamins A, D, E, and K are fat-soluble, and you have to have the fat that comes naturally in animal foods along with the vitamins in order to absorb those vitamins.

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?

Conventional medicine has T2DM pegged as a problem with blood sugar rather than the underlying problem of improper insulin and leptin signaling.

4 Best, and 3 Worst, Sweeteners to Have in Your Kitchen

When it comes to sugar, virtually all forms will be toxic to your health in the long run. Switching from refined white sugar to cane sugar, date sugar, coconut sugar, brown rice syrup, fruit juice, molasses, maple syrup, sucanat, sorghum, turbinado, or agave syrup will NOT ameliorate any of the risks as they all contain HIGH amounts of fructose.

Use Coconut Oil Daily

Despite the fact that more than 2,000 studies1 have been performed on coconut oil, demonstrating a wide range of benefits, it continues to be wrongfully vilified to this day, mainly because 90 percent of its fat content is saturated fat. However, saturated fats, and most particularly coconut oil, are an important part of the human diet. If you have bought into the media hype that saturated fats are unhealthy and will raise your risk of heart disease, it may be time to reconsider your position.

10 facts on diabetes

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Diabetes

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9 Benefits of Stretching

Stretching helps in improving flexibility and range of motion. Stretching is also a fantastic thing to do because it can help to reduce muscle pain and it should always be done before and after a workout.