"Well controlled diabetes is the leading cause of nothing" - Naturally Nina
Nina Gelbke is an accredited Nutritionist (BHScNutr) specialising in sports and performance nutrition, and eating disorders.
As well as being an olympic weight lifting and CrossFit athelete, Nina is a Type 1 Diabetic and has been plant-based for more than 5 years.
Through the power of a whole-food, plant-based diet, Nina has managed to double her insulin sensitivity to carb ratio and explains WHY we need some healthy fats in our diet despite what a lot of the plant-based diabetic community believe.
We chat about:
Nina's diabetes story How a plant-based diet can improve insulin sensitivity How to overcome some common diabetes related challenges How to exercise safely as a diabetic Simple animal-based to plant-based swaps you can try at home Some of our personal struggles with the medical industry Nina's Book Recommendations:
Athletes Guide to Diabetes Think Like A Pancreas Nina's Resource Recommendations for Diabetes:
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