Canola oil: a chemical carcinogen

Canola oil is marketed as a healthy oil, it is anything but healthy. It is a cheap, highly unstable, inflammatory oil that was given a huge push by trusted advisory groups and the government’s dietary guidelines. The problem with canola oil Canola oil comes from highly toxic genetically modified rapeseeds. In the past, rapeseed oil […]

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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications

Dr. Palmer described the experiences of two adults in his practice with schizoaffective disorder who had tried a ketogenic diet. Whereas schizophrenia is characterized primarily by psychotic symptoms, people with schizoaffective disorder have to cope not only with psychosis but also with overlapping periods of severe mood symptoms. Signs of psychosis include paranoia, auditory hallucinations, visual hallucinations, intrusive thoughts/images, and/or […]

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Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults

Epidemiologic studies have suggested that higher intake of added sugar is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Few prospective studies have examined the association of added sugar intake with CVD mortality. Objective  To examine time trends of added sugar consumption as percentage of daily calories in the United States and investigate the association of this […]

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Comparison of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets. A Meta-Analysis

Reduced calorie, low fat diet is currently recommended diet for overweight and obese adults. Prior data suggest that low carbohydrate diets may also be a viable option for those who are overweight and obese. PlosOne: Dietary Intervention for Overweight and Obese Adults: Comparison of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets. A Meta-Analysis PurposeCompare the effects of low carbohydrate […]

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Harvard Study Shows the Surprising Impact of Intermittent Fasting on the Aging Process

Countless research studies have shown the benefits of intermittent fasting, and now Harvard scientists have closely examined its impact on the aging process. Intermittent fasting refers to an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. The most common intermittent fasting methods involve daily 16 hour fasts, or fasting for 24 hours, twice […]

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Keto-adaptation Counteracts Insulin Resistance and Reverses Type-2 Diabetes

2nd Annual Conference on Nutritional Ketosis and Metabolic Therapeutics February 2017, Tampa, FL Keto-adaptation Counteracts Insulin Resistance and Reverses Type-2 Diabetes Presented by: Jeff Volek, Ph.D. This video is for informational purposes only. It should not be taken as medical advice.

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The Big Fat Surprise

Nina Teicholz is the author of the book, The Big Fat Surprise (Simon & Schuster 2014), which makes the argument that modern nutrition science, over the past 60 years, has been wrong about dietary fat. She argues that eating fat is essential to good health, and that the saturated fats, as found in meat, cheese, […]

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Diabetes can raise cardiac death risk sevenfold, study finds

A new Danish study has found that young adults with diabetes may be seven times more likely to die from sudden cardiac death, compared to their peers without diabetes. Whilst this sounds worrying, sudden cardiac death is relatively rare and readers should not be overly anxious. Note also that risks of heart disease can be minimised by […]

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