Why does coffee seem to lower diabetes risk? Is it the caffeine?
Of all the illnesses in industrial society, diabetes takes the greatest toll. Over 100,000 people die from complications of diabetes each year. Another million lose quality of life due to metabolic syndrome. Diabetes adds $135 billion to the annual cost of healthcare in the U.S.1 Yet diabetes remains avoidable, treatable, and reversible.
Many diabetics already know about the benefits of a low-glycemic diet, but why haven't they heard about turmeric, one of the world's most extensively researched anti-diabetic plants?