Friday, September 6, 2013

Research Suggests 10 Natural Foods May Help Cure Type 1 Diabetes

I just saw this article over at Wake Up World and thought it was pretty amazing. A possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes would be life changing for so many people suffering from the disease. Its mind blowing to think that there are 10 natural foods that could do this. This just goes to show how far off we've gotten from living the way nature intended:

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One so-called ‘incurable disease’ that afflicts millions of people around the world is type 1 diabetes. Unlike type 2 diabetes, where the body becomes resistant to its own insulin, type 1 is characterized by the inability of the body to produce enough insulin, as the beta cells within the pancreas which are responsible for the production of insulin (and the proinsulin from which it is made) are either destroyed or seriously impaired. This can happen due to autoimmune issues, bacterial or viral infections, incompatible foods in the diet and chemical exposures  (or a combination of any one or more of these factors), to name but a few major triggers.
And yet, plenty of peer-reviewed and published research now indicates that plant compounds, including many found within commonly consumed foods, are capable of stimulating beta cell regeneration within the pancreas, and as a result potentially providing a cure – truly a four letter word, as far as the profit-based model of medicine goes, which thrives on the concept of the incurability of the disease-afflicted human body in favor of symptom management.


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