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Eliminate toxins to heal your diabetes

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    A slew of evidence links chemical toxins to higher

    diabetes risk. Toxins disrupt the smooth functioning

    of your metabolism, so minimize your exposure

    to toxic substances and strengthen your liver to

    help heal your diabetes. Here’s how…

    Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from the environment

    accumulate in body tissues, stressing the

    liver as it tries to eliminate them, causing cell mutations

    (cancer), disrupting the endocrine system (that

    includes all hormones, blood sugar metabolism and

    the reproductive system), and depressing your immunity,

    which leaves you vulnerable to infections,

    disease and cancer. POPs are in our water, air and

    household cleaners. They’re in body care products

    such as shampoo and lotion. And they’re present

    in our foods, plus their packaging and processing.

    You can’t escape these ever-present toxic chemicals,

    but you can reduce your danger by changing your

    purchasing habits. More importantly, you can help

    the body’s elimination system rid your bloodstream

    and fat tissues of toxins accumulated over time.

    By eliminating processed foods and factory-farm

    feedlot meats, you remove a major source of toxic

    chemicals from your life.

    Loading up on vegetables, fruits, beans and whole

    grains provides extraordinary support to your digestive

    system – including your liver – in clearing toxins from

    your body because they adds load of fiber – fiber which

    binds to wastes and moves them out of your system.

    Daily exercise stimulates your respiratory system—

    heart, lungs and breathing—all natural detoxifiers! As

    you lose weight, you shed the fat that stores toxins.

    Quit sugary drinks and replace them with water so you

    can flush your body with one of life’s greatest detoxifiers:

    pure water, the best choice for washing away impurities.


    I don’t recommend fad detox “cleansing” diets and

    fasting regimens because they dramatically disturb

    metabolism—and may even do long-term damage.

    People with diabetes need a steady source of nutrients

    to support blood sugar, so avoid these quickie fixes.

    It’s essential for you to reject any dietary protocol that

    could overstress your body’s metabolism. Instead, keep

    eating the Diabetes Healing Superfoods and eliminate

    as many of the toxins in your diet and environment

    that you can find....you’ll enjoy a safe, natural and

    nourishing “detox” without jeopardizing your health!

    Salmon and Omega 3 Seafood High in protein

    and good fats that help stabilize blood sugar. Stick with

    wild salmon (fresh or canned), halibut, scallops, shrimp,

    sardines, anchovies and tuna.

    Beans Excellent source of fiber for slowing digestion and

    reducing blood sugar spikes; high in phytonutrients like

    Onions Reduce blood sugar and increase insulin

    sensitivity, plus a good source of healing vitamin C.

    Contains the potent antioxidant flavonoid, called

    quercetin, which helps protect against the eye problems

    associated with diabetes, especially retinopathy.

    Broccoli and other Crucifers High in sulforaphane,

    which plays a major role in protecting blood vessels damaged

    by high blood sugar, and reducing risk of heart disease. Supports

    the liver in detoxifying and protects against oxidative

    Olive oil High in monounsaturated fats which lower blood

    glucose as well as cholesterol and triglycerides. Also supports

    weight loss!

    Romaine Rich in chromium to help break down blood sugar

    and lowers your cholesterol and triglycerides too. Also high

    in healing fiber, manganese for protection against heart

    disease and powerhouse vitamins A, C, K and folate.

    Yogurt Yogurt improves glucose metabolism, insulin

    sensitivity, high blood pressure and cholesterol. Beneficial

    bacteria improves digestion and absorption of nutrients

    from foods. High in protein and calcium, both essential

    for maintaining healthy weight.

    Grapefruit High in vitamin C and lycopene, antioxidants

    that help protect against heart disease by lowering cholesterol

    and fighting free radicals. Pectin helps moderate blood

    sugar spikes.

    Nuts Excellent source of good fats and protein, vitamins,

    minerals and fiber. High in antioxidants, which protect

    against heart disease and help manage blood sugar

    metabolism and healthy weight.

    Curry a pungent mix of spices that reduce inflammation

    and insulin resistance, repair and prevent the damage done

    by free radicals and slow the metabolism of glucose in the


    Whole Grains Contain essential nutrients and fiber, crucial

    for stabilizing blood sugar levels and controlling your

    weight. Slow to digest, whole grains reduce blood

    sugar spikes and overcome insulin resistance.

    Lean Meat High-quality grass fed meats are high in good

    fats and potein, but low in calories, all essential for maintaining

    healthy weight and metabolism.

    For more Diabetes Healing Superfoods and

    FREE Recipes, visit MyHealingKitchen.com