Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas. We do not know what causes type 2 diabetes.
Guidelines are clear -- people should get a cup and a half to two cups of fruit every day and two to three cups of vegetables. But three-quarters of Americans do not manage to get that much fruit and 87 percent fail to eat enough vegetables.
Eat It, Stay Away Comments: “I do not strictly adhere to a paleo diet, but these are nice guidelines.” “Butternut squash and sweet potato are allowed” “Dairy is more of a gray area, and at any rate, grains should always be first on the NO pile”
People with either renal failure or diabetes already have strict nutritional guidelines necessary for optimal health. If you have both diseases, choosing which foods to eat or avoid can be confusing. Not only must you restrict certain nutrients for kidney health, such as sodium, potassium and phosphorus, but you must also consider carbohydrate...