Low-Carb Diet in Type 1 Diabetes Provides Safer and More Stable Blood Sugar Levels

A new randomised trial, comparing high-carbohydrate and low-carbohydrate diets, has found that the latter lead to safer and more stable control in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes.co.uk: Low-carb diet in type 1 diabetes provides safer and more stable blood sugar levels In this small study, ten participants with type 1 diabetes followed both diets for one week each. The high-carb diet […]

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The Coca-Cola Network, Soda Giant Mines Connections With Officials And Scientists To Wield Influence

One study compared diet sodas to water as a strategy for weight loss—and found that the sodas were better. Another reviewed studies in which subjects switched from regular to diet soda to see if they lost weight. A third examined the methodology used in previous research that linked soda consumption to diabetes. All came to […]

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Insulin Action and Resistance in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Nutritional excess is a major forerunner of type 2 diabetes. It enhances the secretion of insulin, but attenuates insulin’s metabolic actions in the liver, skeletal muscle and adipose tissue. However, conflicting evidence indicates a lack of knowledge of the timing of these events during the development of obesity and diabetes, pointing to a key gap […]

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The Role of Dietary Coconut for the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Coconut, Cocos nucifera L., is a tree that is cultivated to provide a large number of products, although it is mainly grown for its nutritional and medicinal values. Coconut oil, derived from the coconut fruit, has been recognized historically as containing high levels of saturated fat; however, closer scrutiny suggests that coconut should be regarded […]

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Eat To Beat Infertility

Swapping pizza and pasta for fish and chicken ‘will boost your chances of getting pregnant by a FIFTH Low-carb diet maximises the chances of having a baby, say fertility experts. WOMEN should adopt a “low-carb” diet to maximise their chances of having a baby, fertility experts say.  Swapping pizza and pasta for fish and chicken could […]

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Low-carb diet propelled Chris Froome to three Tour de France titles

British cyclist Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday, and a key part of his preparation was eating a low-carb diet. In fact, Froome insists that it was adopting a low-carb diet in 2012 that helped launch his cycling career. He now eats a protein-based diet, but despite profoundly reducing his carbohydrate […]

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Bacon wrapped jalapeño peppers stuffed with cream cheese

Ingredients: 6 jalapeno peppers (about 8 ounces), sliced lengthwise in half with seeds and membranes removed 6 slices bacon, cut widthwise in half 4 ounces cream cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Instructions Add cream cheese to a microwave-safe mixing bowl. Microwave until slightly softened, about 15 seconds. Add cheddar cheese and […]

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Ketogenic Diets for Psychiatric Disorders: A New 2017 Review

If you have a brain, you need to know about ketogenic diets. The fact that these specially-formulated low-carbohydrate diets have the power to stop seizures in their tracks is concrete evidence that food has a tremendous impact on brain chemistry and should inspire curiosity about how they work. I first became interested in ketogenic diets as […]

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