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My 85 year old father was diabetic. He cut out all meat and dairy. His Dr. told him he no longer needed any meds for diabetes. I'm considering going on the same diet.
Without any medication whatsoever, my condition improved dramatically to the point that I am considered pretty much cured, and, 15 years later, I'm still alive. I'm actually healthier now and feel better than I did 30 years ago. My BMI is at 21.2, and that's with an athletic build. My blood pressure is typically 65/115. All because of diet and a little exercise.
Without any medication whatsoever, my condition improved dramatically to the point that I am considered pretty much cured, and, 15 years later, I'm still alive.
RayAmerica - how old are you?
Although I thought I was on a healthy diet (which was staying away from red meat
STAGE 4 untreatable cancerous brain tumor. He went on the Dr.'s regiment which also included high doses of Intravenous Vitamin C.
The longest lived, healthiest people are the Japanese, Greek Islanders, and the Scandinavians, and it's all fish, diary, olives, and/or pickled vegetables
You may want to check that. Japanese rarely eat olives (outside of tiny Shodoshima) and about 90% of Japanese are lactose intolerant. Even cheese is not popular in Japan.
Meanwhile the Indian Hindus are dropping dead of massive heart attacks at 45 despite eating a high veg, no meat diet.
He also recommends avoid seed oils and sugar totally but eat butter instead!I take variety of nuts of 30g and small quantity of steal cut oat and barley for breakfast and fruits, in total one cup max.Occasionally drink one cup of tea/coffee with monk fruit sugar (0 cal).For lunch, generally dozen+ varieties of small quantities of beans and legumes (50%) and veg(50%) plus occasionally fish/chicken.Generally either skip or small quantity dinners. Now my BMI bounces around 19.x-20.x. Hope it could cut down some risks.
Also you may want to check the recent erythriol studies (found in monk fruit and stevia) and the increased clotting risk.
but after observing the diabetes and cardiovascular diseases which is common among "South Asians" who comprise diverse set of cultures and diet with and without meat.