The type 2 diabetes experienced a dramatic increase worldwide. It is not inevitable if we think back a little way to eat.

Arteries, retina, kidneys, heart, brain. the result of high blood sugar can seriously affect our organization. Too rich in refined products, the modern diet is diabetogenic as white bread, white rice, white pasta lost their fiber slows the passage of glucose in the blood: they behave like simple sugars or GI (GI). The refinery also induces less micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients) that improve glucose utilization by our cells. Moreover, these refined starches are rarely associated with green vegetables or fresh fruit rich in fiber and micronutrients.

Beware of evil saturated fat

Bad saturated and trans fatty acids also invade cheeses, deli meats, fat or palm oils extracted hot and refined, hydrogenated margarines and industrial products containing all (cakes, dishes). They compound the problem of overweight, insulin resistance and longer term, the cardiovascular risks. In contrast, omega 3 and omega 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids that enhance the cell response to insulin, are scarce.


Potential liver poisons

Pesticide residues, dyes, flavors, preservatives non-organic foods are also real liver poisons, which indirectly disturb the action of the regulation of blood sugar by the liver, and are endocrine disruptors, some of which specifically involved in diabetes.

Limit the “breaks”, and if you eat organic?

Eating organic is a good way to reduce the rising tide of diabetes as cereals, oils and sugars are consumed unrefined and provide fiber, minerals, vitamin antioxidants and phytonutrients, all improving metabolism and glucose tolerance. Of course, we must adopt the basic rules of a balanced diet and distribute the food sources of carbohydrates on the three daily meals and possibly a snack in the afternoon.

Some tips

Every day and every meal, eat cereals and wholemeal bread, legumes for their low GI carbohydrates. Main meals, associate unrefined starches and vegetables organic, contain much more protective phytonutrients than the conventional. Limit sugary foods: replace them with natural sugars rich in minerals such as whole cane sugar, maple syrup or agave, organic dried fruits. Organic oils of cold pressed, the only ones still contain biologically active polyunsaturated fatty acids, assaisonneront your daily veggies. Use olive oil for cooking and replace industrial margarines and butters your toast by delicious purees of oilseeds.