Excess exposure to insulin is the primary cause of insulin resistance and its associated atherosclerosis.

The main goal of this review is to provide more specific and effective targets for prevention and treatment of insulin resistance and associated atherosclerosis. Publimed: Excess exposure to insulin is the primary cause of insulin resistance and its associated atherosclerosis. Modern technologies and medicine have vastly improved human health and prolonged the average life span of […]

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Remission of Pre-diabetes to Normal Glucose Tolerance

Remission of pre-diabetes to normal is an important health concern which has had little success in the past. This study objective was to determine the effect on remission of pre-diabetes with a high protein (HP) versus high carbohydrate (HC) diet and effects on metabolic parameters, lean and fat body mass in prediabetic, obese subjects after […]

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Ketogenic Diet Combined With Radiation and Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer

Ketogenic diets are low in carbohydrates and high in fat, which forces cells to rely more heavily upon mitochondrial oxidation of fatty acids for energy. Relative to normal cells, cancer cells are believed to exist under a condition of chronic mitochondrial oxidative stress that is compensated for by increases in glucose metabolism to generate reducing […]

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Three Top Cardiologists Say Saturated Fat Doesn’t Cause Heart Disease

Doctors have warned for decades that saturated fat clogs arteries and causes heart disease, and for decades the public believed it. I mean, why wouldn’t we? Well, now 3 world-renowned cardiologists are saying that claim is just bunk – that drinking whole milk and eating real butter is not dangerous, after all. They’re calling the claim that […]

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Silicon Valley’s elite are flocking to an extreme high-fat diet in hopes of living longer

Silicon Valley’s investors are trying out ketogenic diets, which involves extreme carb restriction. Some are reporting rapid weight loss and better energy. Side-effects also include crankiness and bad breath. A venture-backed company is hoping to reverse type 2 diabetes with “nutritional ketosis.” CNBC: Silicon Valley’s elite are flocking to an extreme high-fat diet in hopes of […]

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The Effect of a Ketogenic Diet on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is an increasingly common condition that may progress to hepatic cirrhosis. This pilot study evaluated the effects of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on obesity-associated fatty liver disease. Springer Link: The Effect of a Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Pilot Study Five patients with a mean body mass index […]

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A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes

The low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet (LCKD) may be effective for improving glycemia and reducing medications in patients with type 2 diabetes. Nutrition&Metabolism: A low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet to treat type 2 diabetes Methods From an outpatient clinic, we recruited 28 overweight participants with type 2 diabetes for a 16-week single-arm pilot diet intervention trial. We provided LCKD counseling, […]

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