Here’s the research “Smoking Gun” to support our lifestyle approach!
Posted Jan 14 2009 7:50pm
It’s the fine grinding of cereal and grains that makes them “too accessible” to the metabolism. Whole cereals and legumes control blood sugar, the onset of insulin resistance (pre-diabetes and diabetes), and cholesterol!
This research shows definitively that eating legumes (beans!) and whole cereal grains controls blood sugar and helps prevent the onset of diabetes… and that the insoluble fiber found in natural food structures is more effective than fiber supplements.
Research Abstract on Fiber and Diabetes “This review examines the evidence for the role of whole grain foods and legumes in the aetiology and management of diabetes” - from the first line of the abstract
Barley Lowers Cholesterol The authors experimented with an isolate from barley, and it lowered cholesterol and caused weight loss.