Keto Fudge

Prep time: 21, Total time: 21 Serves: 12 Ingredients: 1 cup coconut oil, soft yet still solid 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk 1/4 cup organic cocoa powder 1/4 cup Swerve confectioners (or a drop of stevia glycerite) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/2 tsp Celtic Optional: 1/4 cup Almond Butter, Peanut […]

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Worldwide Trends in Body-Mass Index, Underweight, Overweight, and Obesity from 1975 to 2016

Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents, and to compare trends with those of adults. Methods We […]

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Adverse Metabolic Effects of Dietary Fructose

The effects of dietary sugar on risk factors and the processes associated with metabolic disease remain a controversial topic, with recent reviews of the available evidence arriving at widely discrepant conclusions. Publimed: Adverse metabolic effects of dietary fructose: results from the recent epidemiological, clinical, and mechanistic studies. RECENT FINDINGS: There are many recently published epidemiological studies […]

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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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The Effect of Improved Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients

Type 2 diabetes is a global health concern, with an increased prevalence and high cost of treatment. Publimed: The Effect of Improved Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients: A Meta-Analysis. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation and improved vitamin D […]

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The Circadian Clock and Hyperlipidemia

A circadian clock controls various physiological and behavioral rhythms. In mammals, a master circadian clock exists in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus, and slave oscillators can be found in most tissues. Publimed: Circadian rhythms in the CNS and peripheral clock disorders: the circadian clock and hyperlipidemia These circadian oscillations are controlled by “clock genes”. The […]

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Ketone body Transport in the Human Neonate and Infant

Using a continuous intravenous infusion of D-(-)-3-hydroxy[4,4,4-2H3]butyrate tracer, we measured total ketone body transport in 12 infants: six newborns, four 1-6-mo-olds, one diabetic, and one hyperinsulinemic infant. PMC: Ketone body transport in the human neonate and infant Ketone body inflow-outflow transport (flux) averaged 17.3 +/- 1.4 mumol kg-1 min-1 in the neonates, a value not different […]

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Exercise ‘not key to obesity fight’

Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity – and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say. BBC: Exercise ‘not key to obesity fight’ In an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three international experts said it was time to “bust the myth” about exercise. They said while activity was […]

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