Originally Posted by dogwoman
Not carrying excess weight is a big factor in prevention of diabetes.
Indeed that is why Dr McCleary suggests a diet low in refined carbohydrates, higher in natural fats. We need to understand better how eating real foods, prepared at home from raw ingredients, as opposed to those highly processed and industrially made is healthier and more natural.
I don't think most people have yet understood that the foods you choose to eat determine your activity level. Adding coconut oil to your diet almost always leads to a higher physical activity level and lower calorie intake.