Superfood Sends Diabetes Risk PLUMMETING
If it’s not a drug, modern medicine downplays its impact.
Unfortunately, the idea that food can be used as medicine isn’t taken seriously.
Or worse, it’s outright dismissed.
It’s a tragedy and an outrage. After all, healthy foods are brimming with potent nutrients, every bit as powerful as any drug in the pharmacy.
These “natural pharmaceuticals” can…
- Beat back rising blood pressure as well as any ACE inhibitor
- Relieve painful heartburn and GERD (not simply cover up symptoms)
- Erase stubborn pain
Research has even revealed that one powerful superfood, in particular, could prevent prediabetes from progressing to a full-blown case of type 2 diabetes.
I’ve been using seafood with my own patients for decades with remarkable success—and now studies confirm what I’ve seen over and over:
Eating more of this potent medicinal food leads to better blood sugar control, decreased insulin resistance, lower blood pressure, and improved lipid levels—all key drivers of diabetes.
And sardines, in particular, are an excellent option.
A study, published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, reported on the results of a randomized controlled trial that included 152 patients 65 and older diagnosed with prediabetes.
The volunteers switched to a standard diabetes-prevention diet, but half the group ALSO ate two cans of whole sardines weekly.
The diabetes-prevention diet had a positive impact.
Researchers reported that 27 percent of the folks who weren’t eating the sardines were at risk of progressing to diabetes at the start of the study. But after carefully following the diabetes-prevention diet for one year, that number dropped to 22 percent.
But the results in the sardine group were downright jaw-dropping. At the start of the study, 37 percent were at high risk of progressing to diabetes. But that number PLUMMMETED to just 8 percent by the end of the year.
The sardine group also had OTHER significant health improvements, including…
- Decreased insulin resistance
- Increased HDL (good) cholesterol
- Increased adiponectin (weight loss hormone)
- Decreased blood pressure
- Decreased triglycerides
Sardines, in particular have a blend of unique nutrients that are excellent for battling diabetes and the conditions that often accompany it (such as hypertension and unhealthy cholesterol).
These include vitamin D, B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and taurine. Plus, critical minerals including selenium, iodine, calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper, sulfur, potassium, and zinc.
Fresh sardines are best when you can get them. Canned are likely to contain BPA or an equally risky replacement chemical.
Pickled and preserved in glass jars is another option. And there’s even dried sardine jerky for the more adventurous.
Not a sardine fan? No problem. Other research finds a weekly dose of ANY oily fish (such as salmon, trout, herring, and mackerel) will also reduce your diabetes risk.
P.S. THIS causes 70% of type 2 diabetes cases.
Diaz-Rizzolo D, et al. “Type 2 diabetes preventive effects with a 12-months sardine-enriched diet in elderly population with prediabetes: An interventional, randomized and controlled trial.” Clin Nutr. 21 May;40(5):2587-2598.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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