Blueberries for a Diabetic Diet and DNA Repair

Blueberries are put to the test against insulin resistance, oxidation, and DNA damage.

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Berries pack such a nutritional punch that I recommend eating at least ½ cup a day in my Daily Dozen Checklist ( (download the free iPhone ( or Android app ( or print the checklist here (

More benefits of blueberries include:
• The Benefits of Acai vs. Blueberries for Artery Function (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Artery Function (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Blood Pressure May Be Blocked by Yogurt (
• Benefits of Blueberries for the Brain (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Mood and Mobility (
• Best Brain Foods: Berries and Nuts Put to the Test (
• Benefits of Blueberries for Heart Disease (

What else may protect against or repair DNA damage? See:
• DNA Protection from Broccoli (
• Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea (
• Kiwifruit and DNA Repair (
• Spicing Up DNA Protection (
• Carcinogen Blocking Effects of Turmeric (

Type 2 diabetes is caused by insulin resistance, but What Causes Insulin Resistance? ( Check out the video. And How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes? ( See also Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes ( and my overview video How Not to Die from Diabetes (

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Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution!
-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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