FDA Claims Avocados Are not Healthy

Current regulations, crafted more than 20 years ago during the advent of low-fat diets, allow products like fat-free pudding cups and sugary cereal to be labeled as healthy, but not whole foods such as nuts, avocados and salmon, which have come to be considered sources of nutritious fats. The FDA is supposed to be a trusted organization, but many […]

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Long-Term Effects of a Ketogenic Diet in Obese Patients

The weight and body mass index of the patients decreased significantly (P<0.0001). The level of total cholesterol decreased from week 1 to week 24. HDL cholesterol levels significantly increased, whereas LDL cholesterol levels significantly decreased after treatment. The level of triglycerides decreased significantly following 24 weeks of treatment. The level of blood glucose significantly decreased. […]

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Circadian Rhythm Does a Lot More Than Keep Time

Recent scientific observations suggest that disruption of circadian clock regulation plays a key role in the development of metabolic diseases, including obesity and diabetes. Medical Press: Study shows how ‘body clock’ dysregulation underlies obesity, more Key components of inflammation in obesity, macrophages, which are immune cells, contain cell-autonomous circadian clocks that have been shown to […]

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CBD and Diabetes

Diabetes is of two major kinds, Type I is autoimmune related with a total loss of insulin production from the pancreas. And, Type II that is acquired by eating excessive amounts of carbohydrates that the body cannot manage. CBD has been shown to be effective in both diseases in animal models and anecdotal reports. In […]

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Explanation for Wheat Sensitivity Found

A new study may explain why people who do not have celiac disease or wheat allergy nevertheless experience a variety of gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal symptoms after ingesting wheat and related cereals. The findings suggest that these individuals have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a body-wide inflammatory immune response. Researchers have struggled to determine […]

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The Ketone Metabolite Blocks Inflammatory Disease

The ketone bodies β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) and acetoacetate (AcAc) support mammalian survival during states of energy deficit by serving as alternative sources of ATP. BHB levels are elevated by starvation, caloric restriction, high-intensity exercise, or the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. Prolonged fasting reduces inflammation; however, the impact that ketones and other alternative metabolic fuels produced during energy […]

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