Dr Neal Barnard Plant Proof Podcast

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with Dr Neal Barnard

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In Episode 58 I sit down with one of the pioneers of lifestyle medicine Dr Neal Barnard and break down the process by which people become insulin resistant and how we can eat to avoid or even reverse Type 2 Diabetes.

Dr Neal Barnard Plant Proof Podcast


  • Neal’s journey into medicine
  • His family connection to farming and animal slaughter
  • His personal transition to a plant based diet
  • His clinical experience with Type 2 Diabetes
  • The clinical trials on Type 2 Diabetes and Nutrition he has run and published (low fat plant based diet versus the conventional recommended Diabetes diet)
  • The idea of reversing Type 2 Diabetes
  • Cheese and disease
  • Carbohydrates and sugar (thermic effect)
  • Intramyocellular Lipids
  • Coconut & Palm Oil
  • Nutrition to manage & reverse insulin resistance
  • Lifespan of people with Type 2 Diabetes and complications
  • Atkins/Ketogenic/Low carb diet and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Calcium as a nutrient of importance
  • Supplements
  • Mediterranean Diet – Ancel Keys
  • Added Oils
  • Transitioning patients to a low fat plant based diet & monitoring their medications
  • and much more


Does Sugar cause diabetes?

Diabetes Myths

Vegetarian & vegan diets protect against Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes

Dr Neal Barnard’s 74 week Randomised Controlled Trial with Type 2 diabetics and a low at plant based diet

Ancel Keys & the Mediterranean Diet

Doctor’s For Nutrition website


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