Watch What’s In and What’s Out to find out the dos and don'ts of the Kickstart. Then watch PCRM's Block Diabetes public service announcement to find out from John Salley how to fight diabetes by making healthful food choices.
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“Up Your Defenses!” Featuring John Salley
“Up Your Defenses!” features four-time NBA champion John Salley of the
Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, and Chicago Bulls. In PCRM's color
print public service announcement, Salley tells readers how they can
fight diabetes by making healthful food choices. Download PDFs. Learn more at BlockDiabetes.org.
A Message from John Salley
As a four-time NBA champion with the Detroit Pistons, the Chicago Bulls, and the Los Angeles Lakers, I know a thing or two about staying on top of my game. For me, that means embracing a true vegetarian diet (no dairy, no egg products) to keep my body energized and healthy. Succeeding as a champion in the game of life takes plenty of nutritious fuel for the mind and body. Grab this opportunity with both hands-your health and happiness depends on it.
Susan Says: Cooking greens is easy, and the nutrients are abundant. Some greens have tougher stems- collards, kale, and chard-and it may be preferable to remove them before cooking. Others have stems that cook tender: spinach, watercress, and turnip greens. Adding a little lemon juice or vinegar to your cooked greens makes some of the nutrients even more bioavailable.