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Cow's milk exposure and type I diabetes mellitus. A critical overview of the clinical literature.

​Habitual dietary ingestion of cow's milk, especially during childhood, may increase the likelihood of developing type 1 diabetes.

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Associations of dietary intakes of anthocyanins and berry fruits with risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

​Consistent consumption of berries and anthocyanins from food sources may decrease an individual's disposition to type 2 diabetes.

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Reduce Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease

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Stroke, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and ischemic heart disease were responsible for over 15 million deaths in 2015. According to a 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) report , stroke, type 2 diabetes, and ischemic heart disease killed more than 1.5 million, 8 million, and 6 million persons respectively in 2015. These 3 diseases are among the top 10 ...
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Fat, Not Sugar, Causes Type 2 Diabetes

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Though the media and most health professionals promote the message that high sugar consumption is the cause of type 2 diabetes, this idea is not really true. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cells become resistant to insulin, resulting in a rise in blood sugar. High blood sugar is a symptom of diabetes, not the cause of the di...
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I have a question - I understand everything that is written in the article above, but want to understand why insulin shots are nec... Read More
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Ken Thomas
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Higher intake of fruits, vegetables or their fiber reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis.

​Low type 2 diabetes risk is associated with increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, particularly blueberries, cruciferous vegetables, yellow vegetables, green leafy vegetables, and their fiber.

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Consumption of citrus and cruciferous vegetables with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus based on a meta-analysis of prospective study.

​Adequate consumption of cruciferous vegetables may help protect individuals from developing type 2 diabetes.

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Smoking and risk of coronary heart disease among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

​Diabetic women who are cigarette smokers may be highly vulnerable to heart disease.

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Apple and pear consumption and type 2 diabetes mellitus risk: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

​Type 2 diabetes is less likely to occur in individuals who regularly consume generous portions of apple and pear.

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The Association Between Passive Smoking and Type 2 Diabetes: a Meta-Analysis.

​High exposure to second-hand smoke may increase an individual's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Passive Smoking and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: a Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies.

​Individuals who are frequently exposed to second-hand smoke may have a high tendency of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in Japan: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

High type 2 diabetes risk is associated with cigarette smoking.

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3 Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

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Many health benefits are associated with eating whole food, plant-based, oil free diets. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , " appropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. These diets are appropr...
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