There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program

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North Atlantic Books, Dec 25, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 446 pages
Diabetes has become a seemingly unstoppable national epidemic, affecting more than twenty million Americans. Conventional wisdom calls it incurable, but renowned Dr. Gabriel Cousens counters that claim with this breakthrough book. There Is a Cure for Diabetes lays out a three-week plan for reversing the negative genetic expression of diabetes to a physiology of health and well-being. Dr. Cousens's method, widely tested at his famous Tree of Life centers, is to reset the DNA through green juice fasting and a 100% organic, nutrient-dense, vegan, low-glycemic, low-insulin-scoring, and high-mineral diet of living foods in the first twenty-one days. Both practical and inspirational, the book explains how to abandon the widespread “culture of death”–symbolized by addictive junk food–that fosters diabetes in favor of a more natural, nurturing approach. The program renders insulin and related medicines unnecessary within four days as the blood sugar drops to normal levels; and the diabetic shifts into a non-diabetic physiology within two weeks. The third week focuses on live-food preparation, featuring 100 delicious raw recipes. Dr. Cousens emphasizes regular consultations, monitoring blood chemistries, and emotional support, and includes a one-year support program to help maintain a diabetes-free life.
 

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Contents

The World
3
Nations and Cultures
7
Cities
20
Diabetic Lifestyle Habits and Risk Factors
31
Inactivity
34
Television Programming
35
Dairy Consumption
47
High Blood Cholesterol
55
Sweeteners
202
Vitamins
203
Bioflavonoids
210
Amino Acids
214
Minerals
215
Herbal and Natural Teas
224
Herbs
225
Additional Supplements from the Program
232

HighStress Lifestyle and Hypertension
56
Candida
57
Depression
58
Metabolic Syndrome Syndrome X
59
Toxicity of Heavy Metals and Drinking Water
60
Vaccinations and Increased Juvenile Diabetes Rates67
66
Coffee and Caffeinated Beverages
68
Thank You for Not Smoking
70
Diabetes as an Accelerated Aging Reality
71
Genetics
74
Type2 Diabetes Cometh
76
Diabetes in Children
78
Understanding Insulin Resistance
84
Gestational Diabetes
85
Alzheimers Associated Diabetes
87
Cancer Associations
90
Chapter 2 Summary
91
A Comprehensive Theory of Diabetes
95
Cooked Animal Fat and TransFatty Acids
102
Blood Glucose Levels
104
Glycemic Index and Insulin Index
108
Satiety Index
110
Oxidative Stress
111
Under 85
112
Dietary Fat and Diabetes
114
Type1 Diabetes IDDM
122
Type2 Diabetes NIDDM
124
Chronic Complications
125
Subtle Insulin Physiology
134
Hormone Disruption
138
Living Enzymes
140
Proteolytic Enzymes
143
A Unifying Theoretical Approach to Healing Diabetes
146
Calories with Purpose
147
The Seven Stages of Disease
151
Chapter 3 Summary
156
The Tree of Life 21Day+ Program
159
Phytonutrients
163
Caloric Restriction and Resveratrol
164
Explanation of the Data
169
Eleven Success Stories
172
Foods Juices Herbs Vitamins and Minerals
177
Excitotoxins
184
General AntiDiabetogenic Diet
187
Particular AntiDiabetogenic Foods
190
Sea Vegetables
199
Algaes
201
Lifestyle Habits
234
Chapter 4 Summary
237
Happy Continuation Living in the Culture of Life and Juice Feasting
241
Sustainable Diet or a Fad?
244
Moderation Kills
246
Inner Revolution
248
Juice Feasting
251
Pushing the Reset Button
252
Four Aims of Juice FeastingCleanse Rebuild Rehydrate Alkalize
253
Juice Feasting Timeline and Daily Schedule
265
Juice Recipes
270
Role Models Thriving on a PlantSourceOnly LiveFood Diet
271
Realizing Our True Potential
278
Culture of Life Cuisine
281
Four Means to Get Your Greens
285
The Culture of Life AntiDiabetogenic Rainbow Green World Cuisine
288
Know Your Ingredients
292
Food Preparation Equipment
299
Miscellaneous Tips
301
Basic Daily Menu Flow on the Rainbow Green World Cuisine
308
Entrees
310
Salads
323
Dressings
329
Soups
334
Crackers and Breads
339
Green Smoothies
342
Breakfast Grains
343
Seed and Nut My Iks
344
Seed and Nut Cheezes
345
Desserts
347
Grain Cooking
352
Bean and Legume Cooking
353
Summarizing Thoughts
355
About the Tree of Life
361
A Beacon of Light for the Culture of Life
363
Our Programs
365
Culture of Life Retreats and Workshops
369
Support Connections for Wellness
371
The Tree of Life at the Dead Sea
373
Program Highlights
375
Continuing Education Opportunities and Resources
377
Glossary
381
About the Author
391
About the Research Assistant
393
Notes
395
Index
433
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Page xii - I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing : therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live...
Page xii - See, I give you every seed-bearing plant that is upon all the earth, and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit; they shall be yours for food. And to all the animals on land, to all the birds of the sky, and to everything that creeps on earth, in which there is the breath of life, I give all the green plants for food.

About the author (2007)

Gabriel Cousens, MD, MD(H), DD, is a holistic medical doctor, best-selling author, and founder-director of the Tree of Life Foundation and Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center in Patagonia, Arizona. The host of the radio programs “Physician of the Soul” and “Creating Peace by Being Peace,” he is the author of numerous books including Conscious Eating, Spiritual Nutrition, and Rainbow Green Live-Food Cuisine.

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