Vegetarian diet: Can it help me control my diabetes?

Posted by Amanda Hehr

We loved this article posted by Maria Collazo-Clavell, M.D. on mayoclinic.com on the health benefits of eating a vegetarian diet, especially for diabetics wanting to control blood glucose levels. Read the full article here. Changing to a vegetarian diet probably won't cure your diabetes. But it may offer some benefits over a nonvegetarian diet — such as helping to better control your weight, reducing your risk of some diabetes-associated complications and possibly even making your body more responsive to insulin. There's no single vegetarian eating plan, although people who eat a vegetarian diet generally fall into these groups: Vegans eat only plant-based...
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