Disclaimer: I am not a physician and none of this should be taken as medical advice. The point of this post is to show you that many people are able to reverse the effects of Type 2 diabetes (or prevent it in the first place) without medication if they simply make better lifestyle choices. If you are currently taking medication to treat Type 2 Diabetes, consult your physician before changing your diet or altering your dosage.
More and more evidence is suggesting that a ketogenic diet can actually reverse Type 2 Diabetes despite the ADA's claim that T2D is a progressive disease that can only be managed with medication. If you are diabetic, or pre-diabetic, watch this 18 minute TEDx Talk by Dr. Sarah Hallberg and see for yourself:
NOTE: many people have pre-diabetes and do not even know it, so watch the video anyway.
Fed Up is available on Netflix and is a must watch.
The Sugary Truth - Sugar is the reason that 1 in 5 kids and 1 in 3 adults are obese.
Sugar is Killing Us is a campaign to spread information about the negative effects of sugar and empower people to make better food choices.
Sugar Coated - The sugar industry is acting like the tobacco industry acted for years. Sugar is toxic and addictive... just like cigarettes.
- The Sugar Timeline
- The Sugar Conspiracy
- Exposing the true extend of diabetes
- Obesity among all US adults reaches all-time high
- It's getting clearer — the diet-cancer connection points to sugar and carbs
- Why We’re Losing the War (On Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cancer)
- In U.S., 38% of adults and 17% of kids are now obese, CDC study says
- How to slow down the global spread of Type-2 Diabetes? Simplify the message.
Diabetes Unpacked - Just science and sense. No sugar coating.
The Case Against Sugar - "If you ever doubted that sugar is the root cause of our obesity, diabetes, and heart disease epidemic, then look no further than this book. Doctors, policy makers, and concerned eaters would do well to heed Taubes's advice." - Mark Hyman
Wheat Belly - Lose the wheat, lose the weight and find your path back to health.
Undoctored - Why healthcare had failed you and how you can become smarter than your doctor.
Sugar, grains and process vegetable oils are the real reason people are fat, sick and nearly dead. Cutting those 3 things out of your life will not only help you lose weight, it'll improve your health significantly, so if you don't want to try Keto for weight loss, at least do it for your health.