Back in 2005-2006, when I was involved with Dr. Doug Graham’s 80-10-10 Diet, I had heard legends of a young Type-1 diabetic named Cyrus Khambatta, who was doing amazingly well controlling his diabetes (with dramatic reductions in insulin use) while pounding down giant date smoothies.
Dr. Doug Graham was well aware of the effects of the low-fat diet on diabetes, and didn’t hesitate to recommend his high-fruit diet to a type-1 diabetic, going against all modern nutritional “wisdom,” which has forgotten lessons from the past. Indeed, we’ve known for over 100 years that increasing carbohydrates and reducing fat improves insulin sensitivity, can cure type-2 diabetes and dramatically improve type-1 diabetes.
Doug has always been a pioneer, and we’ve got to applaud him for the risks he took in putting Cyrus on a high-fruit diet. Turns out that he was right, just like research had predicted, and Cyrus was so inspired by his experience, that he decided to become a nutrition expect.
Cyrus disappeared off the map, so to speak, for a few years, while he studied to get a PhD in biochemistry.
His goal? Prove to the world, with convincing science, that diabetes can be helped by INCREASING carbohydrates, instead of through the opposite.
The results are stupendous, but you must know a bit what you’re doing.
So that’s why I was so excited to get his book, Mastering Diabetes, which just came out.
Let me be completely clear here:
Mastering Diabetes is THE best nutrition book that came out in the last few years.
I place it high above “How Not to Die” by Dr. Michael Greger. In fact, only Dr. Esselstyn’s book “How to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease” and “The China Study” are in the same league, along with a few classics like Dr. Doug Graham’s own “80-10-10 Diet”.
I rarely endorse a book with so much conviction, but I’ll say it loud and clear: you need to get this book.