Eat More Fibre to Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes

Leslie Beck, RD See Bio

Copyright © Leslie Beck, 2015.

Leslie Beck, Registered Dietitian, is the best-selling author of 12 books on nutrition and health, writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, and is a regular contributor to CTV News. Based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto, Leslie offers one-on-one diet coaching, personalized meal plans and evidence-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements. www.lesliebeck.com

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What if you discovered that eating a high-fibre diet could significantly lower your risk of a disease that, if not diagnosed and properly managed, can have serious long-term health consequences? What if it took eating oatmeal, chia seeds and raspberries for breakfast, a spinach salad for lunch and some chickpeas and an apple tossed in for good measure. Would you do it?

Those are the findings from the largest ever investigation into new-onset Type 2 diabetes, whose findings were published last month. It found that a high-fibre diet can help prevent Type 2 diabetes, a disease that is diagnosed in more than 60,000 Canadians every year. It also found that the more fibre you eat, the lower the risk of the condition. Read more…


Copyright © Leslie Beck, 2015.

Leslie Beck, Registered Dietitian, is the best-selling author of 12 books on nutrition and health, writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, and is a regular contributor to CTV News. Based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto, Leslie offers one-on-one diet coaching, personalized meal plans and evidence-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements. www.lesliebeck.com

 

 

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