Correlation between carbohydrates and fat in a high-protein diet and appetite suppresion and energy expenditure

Two types of relatively high-protein diets, with a normal or low proportion of carbohydrates, have been shown effective for weight loss. The objective was to assess the significance of the presence or absence of carbohydrates and the proportion of fat in high-protein diets for affecting appetite suppression, energy expenditure, and fat oxidation in normal-weight subjects […]

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That Sugar Film – Learn The Truth About So-Called “Healthy Food”

One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar… Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar […]

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Body Weight Regulation and the Effects of Diet Composition

Weight changes are accompanied by imbalances between calorie intake and expenditure. This fact is often misinterpreted to suggest that obesity is caused by gluttony and sloth and can be treated by simply advising people to eat less and move more. Gastroenterology: Obesity Energetics: Body Weight Regulation and the Effects of Diet Composition However, various components […]

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Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet has been in clinical use for over 80 years, primarily for the symptomatic treatment of epilepsy. A recent clinical study has raised the possibility that exposure to the ketogenic diet may confer long-lasting therapeutic benefits for patients with epilepsy. Moreover, there is evidence from uncontrolled clinical trials and studies in animal models […]

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Ketogenic Diets and Pain

Ketogenic diets are well-established as a successful anticonvulsant therapy. Based on overlap between mechanisms postulated to underlie pain and inflammation, and mechanisms postulated to underlie therapeutic effects of ketogenic diets, recent studies have explored the ability for ketogenic diets to reduce pain. Here we review clinical and basic research thus far exploring the impact of […]

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Burrito Bowls

Burrito bowls are so popular..are burger bowls a thing? Because I am totally making them one!!! Hamburger patty topped with sautéed spinach, onion, mushrooms and garlic. Pickles & mustard. Roasted broccoli, garlic, cauliflower and sweet potatoes. Credit to: Rachel Zamouski Wemple, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Consultant, Disease Manager    

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Circadian Metabolism in the Light of Evolution

Circadian rhythm, or daily oscillation, of behaviors and biological processes is a fundamental feature of mammalian physiology that has developed over hundreds of thousands of years under the continuous evolutionary pressure of energy conservation and efficiency. Evolution has fine-tuned the body’s clock to anticipate and respond to numerous environmental cues in order to maintain homeostatic […]

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