What if I told you that’s there’s a new prescription for type 2 diabetes – and the side effects are improved health? Well, there is. Actually, it’s not new – but it is evidence-based. According to Dr. Neal Barnard of the Barnard Medical Center, a whole food plant-based lifestyle centered around vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes—combats insulin resistance and significantly improves blood sugar control.
I’ve been a health care support hypnotherapist since 1997. Typically, within 2 to 3 weeks people are telling me that their blood sugar levels are coming down without medication. Their medical professionals are telling them to keep eating plant-based foods and begin referring other patients to me for medical hypnosis so that they too can benefit from hypnosis for diabetes. No matter where you may live, you too can benefit from self-hypnosis. Give me a call or email me now and discover the benefits of hypnosis for you.
A new prescription for type 2 diabetes:
A low-fat vegan diet
Barnard Medical Center, By Neal Barnard, M.D., February 8, 2016
Kickstart Insulin Function with Plant-Based Foods
Diabetes rates are on the rise and Washington is no exception: One in three adults has elevated blood sugar and a third of children are on their way to full-blown diabetes, which, at $85,000 or more over the course of a lifetime, is expensive to treat. Our medical systems aren’t equipped for this influx and our bodies can’t handle it.
The question isn’t “How did we get here?” but “How can we fix it?” and fast.
One solution, regardless of your health insurance plan, is already available: A plant-based vegan diet—centered around vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes—combats insulin resistance and significantly improves blood sugar control. This approach, funded by the National Institutes of Health in a landmark study in 2003, lowers A1c by 1.2 percentage points, an amount better than metformin. More recently, a vegan diet was shown to treat the symptoms of diabetic nerve pain, the pain or tingling sensation in your feet and hands.
The “side effects” of a low-fat vegan diet are all positive:weight loss, low blood pressure, and healthy cholesterol. In a five-month study in the workplace, participants even saw gains in productivity, reduced absenteeism, and alleviation of anxiety, depression, and fatigue.
The best part is it’s easy to follow. So how do you get started?
Build your meals around the new four food groups: vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes.
There’s more to read: A new prescription for type 2 diabetes: A low-fat vegan diet
A whole food plant-based lifestyle is as old as the human race. New scientific testing of human hair, bone and feces show that the real paleo diet was plants – not the meat that the marketers are trying to sell to you. For more than 100 years, health researchers have been telling us about the benefits of eating whole grains, vegetables and fruit and warning us against eating dairy, beef, pork, poultry (including eggs) and fish. In May, 2013, Kaiser Permanente, directed it’s 15,000 physicians to prescribe a plant-based diet to ALL patients, “especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.”
(Read Plant based diet now recommended by Kaiser Permanente)
If you’re living with Type 2 diabetes, health care support hypnosis can help you to make the lifestyle changes that can improve your health. 20 years ago when I weighed 260 pounds, I was borderline diabetic and the doctors were threatening me with blood pressure medications. Medical hypnosis made my transition to a whole food-plant based lifestyle easy. Fortunately, I never had to take medications and my blood sugar levels and blood pressure are well within a healthy normal range.
Your Hypnosis Health Info Hypnotic Suggestion for today:
I eat healthy and nutritious plant-based food at every meal.
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