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The Garden of Eden was vegetarian

Health news: The Garden of Eden was vegetarian, which tells us that a plan-based diet is God’s ideal and therefore healthy for us. Despite that notion that people with Type 2 diabetes are to limit carbohydrates, recent studies have shown that a well-balanced vegetarian diet might be the optimal diet for the Type 2 diabetes sufferers.

In one of the studies published by the American Journal of Cardiology, 20 percent of participants who followed a plant-based diet for a year were able to cut or eliminate their insulin and other glucose-lowering medications. This kind of results had already been seen by Dr. Dean Ornish, a proponent of the very-low-fat approach for reversing heart disease, who reported that a vegan diet also helped people with diabetes. Also, a four-month trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, showed that a low-fat vegetarian diet improved blood sugar control and LDL cholesterol levels.

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