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Next Lesson: Better Food Groups



Lesson 2 Notes: Evidence-Based Nutrition (PDF)

Further Reading


Diabetes numbers from the International Diabetes Federation 

China leads the world in cases of diabetes and deaths from the disease

Results from the Adventist Health Study 2: ??????  

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes:

Screenshot from on 07 Aug 2017

Whole-grain intake and insulin sensitivity: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study 

Effect of Legumes as Part of a Low Glycemic Index Diet on Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Nutritional and health benefits of dried beans

Effect of dietary pulse intake on established therapeutic lipid targets for cardiovascular risk reduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality—a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies

Fruit and vegetable intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis

Fresh fruit consumption in relation to incident diabetes and diabetic vascular complications: A 7-y prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

Effect of non-soy legume consumption on inflammation and serum adiponectin levels among first-degree relatives of patients with diabetes: a randomized, crossover study.

(new research not mentioned) 
Association of vegetarian diet with inflammatory biomarkers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Consumption of meat is associated with higher fasting glucose and insulin concentrations regardless of glucose and insulin genetic risk scores: a meta-analysis of 50,345 Caucasians

The Relationship between Dietary Habits, Blood Glucose and Insulin Levels among People without Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes; The ATTICA Study

 Meat Consumption and Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes in the SUN Project: A Highly Educated Middle-Class Population

The Effect of a Vegetarian vs Conventional Hypocaloric Diabetic Diet on Thigh Adipose Tissue Distribution in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Study

Vegetarian diets almost twice as effective in reducing body weight (an article about the above study)

The Marshall Islands intervention

Nurses Try Out Plant-Based Diet, Report Health Benefits

Cardio-Metabolic Benefits of Plant-Based Diets