Soaring Global Obesity Rates

New research is offering fresh insight into the global epidemic of obesity, revealing which countries are suffering most, how much it could cost them to treat related illnesses, and giving one glimmer of hope in the battle to beat the bulge. CBS: Soaring global obesity rates come with hefty price tag One study has found that the […]

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Sugar Is Public Enemy Number One

Dr Aseem Malhotra is no doubt leading the global anti-sugar campaign. In this video he describes why he believes that ‘Sugar is public enemy number one’. The Cape Times Sugar Free Breakfast in partnership with Harmony Addictions Clinic was held in Cape Town, South Africa with speakers Prof Tim Noakes, Dr Caryn Zinn and Karen […]

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Heart Stents, Cholesterol and Statin Smoking Guns? Dr. Aseem Malhotra

Watch Dr. Aseem Malhotra delve deeply into the controversial aspects of today’s drug and device treatments. Do many of these treatments break the risk/benefit rule? What is the crucial “number needed to treat” (NNT), to achieve an appreciable net benefit? And is there full transparency in this data, to enable wise choices for both doctors […]

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Metabolically Healthy Obese and Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events Among 3.5 Million Men and Women

Previous studies have been unclear about the cardiovascular risks for metabolically healthy obese individuals. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Metabolically Healthy Obese and Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events Among 3.5 Million Men and Women Objectives This study examined the associations among metabolically healthy obese individuals and 4 different presentations of incident cardiovascular disease in a contemporary population. […]

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Metabolically Healthy Obese and Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events Among 3.5 Million Men and Women

Previous studies have been unclear about the cardiovascular risks for metabolically healthy obese individuals. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Metabolically Healthy Obese and Incident Cardiovascular Disease Events Among 3.5 Million Men and Women Objectives This study examined the associations among metabolically healthy obese individuals and 4 different presentations of incident cardiovascular disease in a contemporary population. […]

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Scientifically-Designed Fasting Diet Lowers Risks for Major Diseases

Results of a randomized clinical trial shows a periodic, five-day fasting diet designed by a researcher safely reduced the risk factors for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other age-related diseases. ScienceDaily: Scientifically-designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases What if you could lose weight and reduce your risk of life-threatening disease without any changes in […]

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Statins, Muscle Disease and Mitochondria

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for >17 million deaths globally every year, and this figure is predicted to rise to >23 million by 2030. Numerous studies have explored the relationship between cholesterol and CVD and there is now consensus that dyslipidaemia is a causal factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. PMC: Statins, Muscle Disease and Mitochondria Statins […]

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Ketosis and Ketones w/ Dr. Dominic D’Agostino Ketogenic Diet Expert & Fat Burn

Ketosis and ketones what are they. When in a ketotic state, carbohydrate intake is so low that the body shifts over from burning glucose as a primary source of fuel to using fat and its own fat stores for energy. Essentially, when in ketosis you become a “fat burner” instead of a “sugar burner.” Our […]

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Obese Toddlers Begin Showing Signs of Heart Failure by Age of One

Obese toddlers are showing early signs of heart damage caused by obesity, a study has found.  A study of children found changes in the structure of the heart in obese infants – including those below the age of one. The research involved 455 children who were seen in cardiology clinics in Romania. The country has the lowest […]

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