Long-Term Effects of a Ketogenic Diet in Obese Patients

Although various studies have examined the short-term effects of a ketogenic diet in reducing weight in obese patients, its long-term effects on various physical and biochemical parameters are not known. Objective is to determine the effects of a 24-week ketogenic diet (consisting of 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g/kg body weight protein, 20% saturated fat, and […]

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Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress

Highlights Early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) increases insulin sensitivity eTRF also improves β cell function and lowers blood pressure and oxidative stress eTRF lowers the desire to eat in the evening, which may facilitate weight loss Intermittent fasting can improve health even in the absence of weight loss Intermittent fasting (IF) improves cardiometabolic health; however, it […]

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat

The film traces the origins of our beliefs about healthful and unhealthful food. Experts from all over the world talk about the problems as well as short and long term solutions. Among the many experts in the film are authors like Gary Taubes, Mark Sisson, and Melanie Warner. Medical doctors such as David Perlmutter M.D., […]

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Prolonged Nightly Fasting and Breast Cancer Prognosis

Rodent studies demonstrate that prolonged fasting during the sleep phase positively influences carcinogenesis and metabolic processes that are putatively associated with risk and prognosis of breast cancer. To our knowledge, no studies in humans have examined nightly fasting duration and cancer outcomes. Objective is to investigate whether duration of nightly fasting predicted recurrence and mortality […]

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A World-Record Holder for 100-Mile Races Says The High-Fat Diet Transformed His Body

Many experts think that by eating a high-fat or keto diet, it’s possible to become a more efficient fat burner and get more energy from ketones. Intermittent fasting may have a similar effect, helping people become better at fueling themselves from fat. Ultramarathon world-record holder Zach Bitter recently explained how changing his diet helped improve his performance. […]

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Dr. Jason Fung – ‘The Aetiology of Obesity’

Dr. Jason Fung completed medical school and internal medicine at the University of Toronto before finishing his nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai hospital. He now has a practice in Ontario, Canada where he uses his Intensive Dietary Management program to help all sorts of patients, but especially those […]

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Top Cardiologist Exposes The Great Cholesterol Con

It is well known that total cholesterol becomes less of a risk factor or not at all for all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality with increasing age, but as little is known as to whether low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), one component of total cholesterol, is associated with mortality in the elderly, we decided to investigate this […]

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Obesity Linked to Increased Cancer Frequency in Young Adults

As overweight and obesity have become a major public health problem almost everywhere around the globe, cancer in young adults is also increasing, writes Nathan A. Berger, MD, Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, in a review article published online March 23 in Obesity. With the worldwide obesity pandemic, there […]

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A New Paradigm of Insulin Resistance

Dr. Jason Fung completed medical school and internal medicine at the University of Toronto before finishing his nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai hospital. He now has a practice in Ontario, Canada where he uses his Intensive Dietary Management program to help all sorts of patients, but especially those […]

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