Big Food Hijacked America’s Dietary Policy

 Thanks in part to deceptive practices by the sugar industry, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050. AlterNet: How Big Food Hijacked America’s Dietary Policy and Got Millions Addicted to Sugar In recent times, public awareness regarding the dangers of sugar is increasing daily. But why is this anti-sugar movement only gaining enough strength […]

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Remission of Pre-Diabetes to Normal Glucose Tolerance in Obese Adults

Objective 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 […]

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Pathways to Obesity

The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide, which indicates that the primary cause of obesity lies in environmental and behavioral changes rather than in genetic modifications. Among the environmental influences, the percentage of fat energy of the everyday diet and the lack of physical activity are two important factors, which contribute to explain the rising […]

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“A calorie is a calorie” Violates the Second Law of Thermodynamics

The principle of “a calorie is a calorie,” that weight change in hypocaloric diets is independent of macronutrient composition, is widely held in the popular and technical literature, and is frequently justified by appeal to the laws of thermodynamics. We review here some aspects of thermodynamics that bear on weight loss and the effect of […]

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What If Fat, Doesn’t Make You Fat?

Science journalist, Gary Taubes, joins Dr Oz, Dr Dean Ornish, and American Heart Association’s Dr Barbara Howard to debate and discuss his recent New York Times Magazine article, “What If It’s All Been A Big, Fat Lie?” http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/07/mag… This groundbreaking article led Gary Taubes, a Harvard and Stanford graduate of physics and aerospace engineering respectively, […]

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Low Carb Grocery List

Many people plan to eat better, but feel confused about how to start a low-carb diet. In this article, we’ll look at putting a healthy low carb grocery list together. More info in the article:  Nutrition Advance: Low Carb Grocery List: A Nutritious Guide to Healthier Eating For starters, you should plan to eat from […]

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Understanding Insulin

Sir Edward Schafer, who was Professor of Physiology in Edinburgh, appears to have named insulin and described its actions. British Journal of Anesthesia: Insulin: understanding its action in health and disease He did so in a book, The Endocrine Organs, based on a lecture series he gave in California in 1913. In this book, published […]

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The Ketogenic Diet for Type II Bipolar Disorder

Successful mood stabilizing treatments reduce intracellular sodium in an activity-dependent manner. This can also be achieved with acidification of the blood, as is the case with the ketogenic diet. Publimed: The ketogenic diet for type II bipolar disorder. Women with type II bipolar disorder were able to maintain ketosis for prolonged periods of time (2 […]

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