Date: July 2004
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Beverly J. Rowe
The pH Miracle for Diabetes
Diet Plan For Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetics
By Robert O. Young,
Ph.D., and Shelley Redford Young
diet plan of eating more greens, and avoiding an overload of processed
carbohydrates makes sense for everyone, and his presentation is
persusavie. Diabetics should definitely benefit from his recommendations.
Dr. Young maintains that your body must be kept in pH balance and
that you should avoid any acids, meat and most dairy products, and
even grain products in your diet.
This diet would be difficult to follow for
most people, but certainly worth pursuing to help you control or
even reverse type 1 or type 2 diabetes, which have become epidemics
in our society.
I guess I am a skeptic, but Dr. Young's
premise that the pancreatic cells can actually mutate into bacteria
does not sound logical to me. Some of his other ideas feel equally
bizarre. In a couple of instances, he claims that the body makes
potassium, which is not a possibility. His recommendation of one
liter per thirty pounds of body weight for daily water consumption
seems excessive. That means I should be drinking nearly two gallons
of water per day!
Those observations aside, Dr. Young
is endorsed by a number of medical professionals, and his diet is
certainly worth the effort in its general health benefits. If it
will reverse, or even improve diabetes, it is indeed the miracle
that diabetics have been looking for.
The Youngs include many recipes for
various "green" drinks and other healthful foods, and
an extensive reference section with sources for the supplements
that he recommends.
I have two diabetic grandchildren,
and I am certainly going to see to it that their mother gets a copy
of The pH Miracle for Diabetes.