The case for low carbohydrate diets in diabetes management

A low fat, high carbohydrate diet in combination with regular exercise is the traditional recommendation for treating diabetes. Compliance with these lifestyle modifications is less than satisfactory, however, and a high carbohydrate diet raises postprandial plasma glucose and insulin secretion, thereby increasing risk of CVD, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity and diabetes. Moreover, the current epidemic of […]

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Sugar, Processed Food, and Obesity – Sugar Is In Everything – Robert Lustig MD

Sugar, Processed Food, & Obesity: Sugar Is In Everything – Robert Lustig, M.D. It’s increasingly hard to eat less sugar, as market shelves are filled with sugary products. In the past ten years alone, global sugar intake has risen by ten percent. In what’s not the first and surely not the last appeal of the […]

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Reduced Risk of Dementia in Elderly Tied to Higher Cholesterol Levels

Total cholesterol and cognition associations differ in studies at different outcome ages. Some associations of cholesterol with cognition diminish as outcome age increases. In the oldest-old, some relationships reverse from younger elderly samples. Studies seeking protection should focus on good cognition despite high risk. Some associations of high total cholesterol with dementia risk diminish as […]

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Dr. Ted Naiman – ‘Insulin Resistance’

Dr. Ted Naiman graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1997. He is a board-certified family medicine physician who practices at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Naiman first learned about low-carb diets when he was an intern and heard about it from a patient who reversed the ill […]

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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability

In recent years consumption of canola oil has increased due to lower cost compared with olive oil and the perception that it shares its health benefits. However, no data are available on the effect of canola oil intake on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis. Herein, we investigated the effect of chronic daily consumption of canola oil […]

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Keto Cookies With A Twist

We tried for you the Magic Keto Cookies recipe from Wholly Cupcake but replaced unsweetened shredded coconut with slivered almonds and added unsweetened cocoa powder and cinnamon Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut oil Solid(do not melt) 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened 3 Tbsp Sweetener I used Swerve 1 cup sugar free chocolate chips I used Lily’s 1 cup coconut flakes Unsweetened 1/2 cup pecans chopped 1/2 cup walnuts chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 egg yolks sea salt flakes […]

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Markers of Fatty Liver Disease Greatly Improve with a Keto Diet

Weight loss and diabetes reversal are not the only benefits of a low-carb, ketogenic diet. Markers of fatty liver disease — a silent killer — greatly improve, too. One year of comprehensive continuous care intervention (CCI) through nutritional ketosis improves glycosylated haemoglobin(HbA1c), body weight and liver enzymes among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Here, […]

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Recent origin and evolution of obesity-income correlation across the United States

From a gene-culture evolutionary perspective, the recent rise in obesity rates around the Developed world is unprecedented; perhaps the most rapid population-scale shift in human phenotype ever to occur. Focusing on the recent rise of obesity and diabetes in the United States, we consider the predictions of human behavioral ecology (HBE) versus the predictions of […]

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Chronic Kidney disease and CBD

Cannabidiol could improve the lives of those with kidney disease by multiple pathways as well as reducing difficult symptoms like pain. Other kidney damaging pharmaceuticals can be avoided. Working closely with Pro Health Advisor renal dietitians they have stopped and even reversed CKD in many clients by using diet as medicine and combining with CBD. […]

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Carbohydrate Restriction has a More Favorable Impact on the Metabolic Syndrome than a Low Fat Diet

We recently proposed that the biological markers improved by carbohydrate restriction were precisely those that define the metabolic syndrome (MetS), and that the common thread was regulation of insulin as a control element. We specifically tested the idea with a 12‐week study comparing two hypocaloric diets (~1,500 kcal): a carbohydrate‐restricted diet (CRD) (%carbohydrate:fat:protein = 12:59:28) […]

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