Diabetes is a health problem that now affects about 20 million Americans and Canadians
Diabetes is a health problem that now affects about 20 million Americans and Canadians. And while its incidence is increasing in people of every age despite ongoing medical developments, this same research has taught us a great deal about the different types of diabetes.
The title, Prevent, Treat and Reverse Diabetes, may sound grandiose, but author C. Leigh Broadhurst delivers the science behind proven nutritional treatments in an understandable, condensed format. She combines research and personal experience to help people with type I, type II and gestational diabetes control and improve their condition. Now those who are committed to helping themselves can begin to do so on their own with Broadhurst's book.
Broadhurst explains the causes, symptoms, severity and potential complications of the disease, and everywhere, it seems, diet plays a crucial role. She provides a list of 10 modern diet concepts for prevention and treatment that everyone can use, and then explores each of these concepts further. Readers learn how frequent, smaller meals help stabilize blood sugar levels and how to avoid the "carb-crash" cycle. The concept of proper protein nutrition is demystified, as is the role of dietary fats in diabetes. The importance of fibre, weight and supplements are also fully explained. Broadhurst looks at traditional remedies used around the world, and those more recently investigated alternatives from Canada, China and the United States.
In the tradition of the alive Natural Health Guide series, Prevent, Treat and Reverse Diabetes includes a thoughtfully prepared recipe section to complement the author's vital nutritional advice. Developed by natural chef Fred Edrissi, recipes combine those ingredients that best help control blood sugar levels for diabetics of all types while satisfying everyone seated at the table.
For more information on Prevent, Treat and Reverse Diabetes by C. Leigh Broadhurst, PhD or any of the other Natural Health Guides, please contact your local health food store or call alive Books at 1-800-663-6513.