Mastering Diabetes, The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently with Cyrus Khambatta.
Cyrus Khambatta holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford then earned a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley.
He is the co-founder of Mastering Diabetes and Amla Green, and is an internationally recognized nutrition and fitness coach who has been living with type 1 diabetes since 2002.
He co-created the Mastering Diabetes Method to reverse insulin resistance in all forms of diabetes, and has helped more than 10,000 people improve their metabolic health using low-fat, plant-based, whole-food nutrition, intermittent fasting, and exercise.
He is the co-host of the annual Mastering Diabetes Online Summit, and has been featured on NPR Plant Proof, Nutrition Rounds and many others.
He is a co-author of the upcoming book Mastering Diabetes with Robby Barbaro.
In this show we discuss
Getting diagnosed with 3 autoimmune diseases at 21
Why he got a Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry
Why the mainstream does the exact opposite of what the science says
3 main types of diet – plant-based, ketogenic, standard American diet
The government has vested food interests in dairy and industry
How to transition to a plant-based diet with ease and grace
Why food addiction is real
One meal at a time
The formula for breakfast
Why thinking you’ll still be hungry is a myth
Why you need to eat calorie-dense greens
Carbohydrate phobia myth
Understanding the difference between refined carbohydrates and carbohydrates
Nutrient-dense – fruity, whole grains, starchy vegetables, legumes
The truth about healthy fats
Using a diet tracking app – chronometer – my fitness
Getting your diet to 15% of total fat
How diet changes your mindset
The thousands of benefits of exercise
Why a plant-based diet can reduce cognitive decline