The Shocking Truth About "Carbs" and Diabetes – The Rich Roll Podcast

The Rich Roll Podcast – Episode 499

We are extremely thankful to Rich Roll and his team for recording this podcast episode with us, and for helping to share knowledge about the confusion in the world of diabetes nutrition.

In this podcast episode of the Rich Roll Podcast, you'll have a chance to deep-dive into the science of insulin resistance, and why the traditional low-carbohydrate wisdom to "control" blood glucose is flawed at it's core. 

If you're new to the Rich Roll Podcast, be sure to subscribe to his YouTube Channel and podcast on iTunes. The information he shares is truly insightful, and can help transform your understanding of disease, mental health, and physical activity.  


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Hi I'm Rich Roll. I'm a vegan ultra-endurance athlete, author, podcaster, public speaker & wellness evangelist at large. But mainly I'm a dad of four. If you want to know more, visit my website or check out these two the NY Times articles: 

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About the Author

Cyrus Khambatta, PhD earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003, then earned a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012. 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 is the co-host of the annual Mastering Diabetes Online Summit, a featured speaker at the Plant-Based Nutrition and Healthcare Conference (PBNHC), the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Conference (ACLM), Plant Stock, the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and has been featured on NPR, KQED, Forks Over Knives, Healthline, Fast Company, Diet Fiction, and the wildly popular podcasts Plant Proof and Nutrition Rounds. He is a co-author of the upcoming book Mastering Diabetes with Robby Barbaro, MPH.