Ep 3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Ep 3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

February 3, 2024

Ep 3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

One of the first steps to preventing type 2 diabetes is making changes to what you eat. If you’re thinking this means giving up the foods you love– don’t worry!

In this episode, we dive into the important topic of healthy eating as a key step in preventing type 2 diabetes. We explore how the food we consume impacts our blood sugar levels and hear firsthand accounts from individuals who have made successful lifestyle changes to manage their prediabetes and prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

Along the way, we’ll debunk common nutrition myths and introduce practical strategies, such as the plate method and Mediterranean diet, to help you make healthier food choices without sacrificing flavor or cultural traditions. So get ready to learn how you can take control of your health through proper nutrition. Let’s get started on this important journey together. 

00:00 Overview: Introduction

00:17 Taking Action After Diagnosis

01:40 Understanding Macronutrients

02:55 The Carb Conundrum

05:50 The Plate Method

06:29 The Importance of Lifestyle Changes

07:56 Cultural Considerations

09:39 Healthy Swaps and Moderation

10:55 Mindful Choices at Celebrations

11:58 Gradual Progress and Self-Compassion

12:40 Accessing Nutritious Food

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