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Posted July 23, 2010
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A favorable review: Insightful, informative, and educational. This DVD has been recommended to several of my family members & friends.
DVD title: A New Approach to Nutrition for Diabetes
By: Neal Barnard, MD featuring Susan Levine, MS, RD; Caroline Trapp, MSN, CDE; and Chef Toni Fiore as seen on "Food for Life" TV
Review title: "Nutrition Facts."
*Valuable nutrition and exercise information for diabetics. *Testimonies about following a vegan, low-fat diet. *Provides the definition of A1C, insulin sensitivity, glycemic index, and other terms associated with diabetes. *Explains how a vegan, low-fat diet will decrease blood pressure, cholesterol level, and increase weight loss. Here are the titles of the lessons on this DVD: (1) A new dietary approach to diabetes & stories of success, (2) New leads on type 2 diabetes, (3) Designing a diet for maximum weight control, (4) Using the glycemic index, (5) Keeping a healthy heart, (6) Healthy eating during work, travel, and holidays, (7) Diabetes care from head to toe, and (8) How to recognize & treat low blood sugar. This information is good for diabetics as well as people that are not diabetics, especially if you want to avoid diabetes and/or reduce your weight. **Also there are other resources to assist you beyond this DVD and they are: (book) Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for reversing Diabetes; (website) for meal planner tool & disease prevention & treatment www.NutritionMD.org; and (webcasts) featuring lectures & cooking demonstrations: www.FoodforLifeTV.org **All of these resources were mentioned on the DVD.