Ketogenic Diet For Cancer, Epilepsy & Diabetes With Dr. Dominic D’Agostino

Is the ketogenic diet for cancer healthy? Does it prevent epilepsy, seizures and diabetes? Dr. Dominic D’Agostino talks about the keto diet for not just preventing cancer but also treating it. The ketogenic diet helps to stop cancer cells from using sugar to grow and even causes apoptosis (cell death) in certain instances. Dr. Dom […]

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Fasting and Hyperinsulinemia

There is a strong relationship between cancer and obesity as discussed in our last post. Since I’ve spent several years arguing why hyperinsulinemia is the root cause of obesity and type 2 diabetes, it would only make sense that perhaps i think it may play a role in cancer development, too. This link has been known […]

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Children With High Blood Pressure

More children and teens are likely to be categorized as having abnormal blood pressure during their annual wellness visits, based on new recommendations released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Source: CNN: Many more children will suddenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure High blood pressure is mostly a “silent” condition, with no visible symptoms. Yet it can […]

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Body Composition and Blood Pressure

Despite the fact that extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely used in obese individuals to treat cardiovascular diseases, the role of EVOO on weight/fat reduction remains unclear. We investigated the effects of energy-restricted diet containing EVOO on body composition and metabolic disruptions related to obesity. Publimed: Consumption of extra virgin olive oil improves body composition […]

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Bright Light Alters Metabolism

Exposure to bright light alters your metabolism, reports a new study. ScienceDaily: Bright light alters metabolism Scientists found bright light exposure increased insulin resistance compared to dim light exposure in both the morning and the evening. In the evening, bright light also caused higher peak glucose (blood sugar) levels. Over time, excess blood glucose can result […]

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Is Hepatic de Novo Lipogenesis Leading to Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Chronic Diseases?

Epidemiologic studies suggest a link between excess sugar consumption and obesity, fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association: Conversion of Sugar to Fat: Is Hepatic de Novo Lipogenesis Leading to Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Chronic Diseases? One important pathway that may link these metabolic diseases to […]

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Low-Calorie Diet May Slow Aging

New research has revealed that as mice age, the biological clock in their stem cells remains just as active but shifts focus onto other cell processes. It becomes less concerned with maintaining tissue and more involved in dealing with stress, carrying out such functions as repairing damaged DNA. MedicalNews: Low-calorie diet may slow aging by ‘rejuvenating […]

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What Is A Ketogenic Diet?

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Normally, the carbohydrates contained in food are converted into glucose, which is then transported around the body and is particularly important in fueling brain-function. However, if there is very little carbohydrate in the diet, the liver converts fat into fatty acids and ketone bodies. The ketone bodies pass […]

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