Here’s what you will learn:⁣

  • How Robby found his calling (3:42)
  • The shocking truth about carbs and diabetes  (5:45)
  • The myths and truths around insulin and weight gain (11:13)
  • The importance of committing and challenging yourself and setting goals as a community (17:25)
  • The importance of having a “WHY” (22:13)
  • Navigating the different diets regarding diabetes.  Is Keto good or bad?(26:13)
  • The breakfast of champions (29:25)

“Relying on willpower alone is like bringing a pool noodle to a sword fight.”

This episode of True Grit and Grace is special because it focuses on something we all deal with: food and our health. No matter what your personal situation is, Robby is someone who can open your mind to how you can gain optimal health.

Robby Barbaro, MPH is a Type 1 diabetic who has successfully helped thousands prevent, navigate and reverse diabetes of all kinds through simple changes in diet and lifestyle.  He, along with co-author Cyrus Khambatta, PhD, have a NY Times bestseller “Mastering Diabetes,” and have put the current medical dogma of “low carb and high fat” diet to the test.

Robby graduated from the University of Florida and is the cofounder of Mastering Diabetes and Amla Green. He worked at Forks Over Knives for six years before turning his attention in 2016 to coaching people with diabetes full time. Robby was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 and has been living this lifestyle since 2006. He is making waves in the news with shocking truths about carbs and diabetes. While eating pounds of fruit every day, his HbA1c value has never exceeded 6.4%, and his blood glucose has been stable and easy to manage.

He is the co-host of the annual Mastering Diabetes Online Summit, a featured speaker at Whole Foods Global Headquarters, VegFest LAPlant-Stock, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and has been featured on Forks Over KnivesHealthlineMedical MediumViceThrive MagazineDiet FictionThrive GlobalBestLife and the wildly popular podcasts Plant Proof and Nutrition Rounds.  Cyrus and Robby’s book Mastering Diabetes is life-changing!

I love Robby’s energy so much and was so uplifted and encouraged by this conversation. Whatever health or mental challenge you are facing, I know you’ll be inspired to be your healthiest and make positive changes after listening.

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