Association of Dietary and Supplement Fatty Acids with Coronary Risk

There were 32 observational studies (530,525 participants) of fatty acids from dietary intake; 17 observational studies (25,721 participants) of fatty acid biomarkers; and 27 randomized, controlled trials (103,052 participants) of fatty acid supplementation. In observational studies, relative risks for coronary disease were 1.02 (95% CI, 0.97 to 1.07) for saturated, 0.99 (CI, 0.89 to 1.09) […]

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Fast Food Slows the Brain

For parents desperate to persuade their children about the ill-effects of takeaway meals it may be seen as a vindication of their warnings: a new study suggests that fast food may slow the brain. The Telegraph: Fast food slows the brain, new study finds Dr Kelly Purtell who led the study at Ohio State University, […]

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Obesity Treatment by Very Low-Calorie-Ketogenic Diet at Two Years

The long-term effect of therapeutic diets in obesity treatment is a challenge at present. The current study aimed to evaluate the long-term effect of a very low-calorie-ketogenic (VLCK) diet on excess adiposity. Especial focus was set on visceral fat mass, and the impact on the individual burden of disease. Springer Link: Obesity treatment by very […]

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Fasting-Mimicking Diet & Fasting for Longevity, Cancer & Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Rhonda Patrick speaks with Dr. Valter Longo, a professor of gerontology and biological sciences and director of the longevity institute at the University of Southern California. Dr. Longo has made huge contributions to the field of aging, including the role of fasting and diet in longevity and healthspan in humans as well as metabolic […]

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Obesity and Tumor Growth

This article reviews the impact the obese state has on malignancy through inflammation and immune dysregulation using recent excerpts from the medical literature. Publimed: Obesity and tumor growth: inflammation, immunity, and the role of a ketogenic diet. correlates with a deficiency in numerous immunologic cells, including dendritic cells, natural killer cells, and T cells. In […]

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“Preventing Alzheimer’s Is Easier Than You Think”

Can you prevent Alzheimer’s by limiting foods that raise insulin levels, especially refined carbs? The science suggests that the answer could be yes, as the psychiatrist Dr. Georgia Ede writes about in this post: Psychology Today: Preventing Alzheimer’s Is Easier Than You Think The major hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease—neurofibrillary tangles, amyloid plaques, and brain cell […]

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‘Body Clock’ Dysregulation Underlies Obesity

A team of Texas A&M University System scientists have investigated how “body clock dysregulation” might affect obesity-related metabolic disorders. Medical Press: Study shows how ‘body clock’ dysregulation underlies obesity, more Earnest said results showed that during obesity, that is when mice were fed a high-fat diet, the rhythmicity of circadian clocks in immune cells of […]

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You Can Only Become Truly Accomplished at Something You Love!

Pro Health Advisor Team Member: “Got off phone with J***. Last A1c 8.6, A1C now 7.5 and he came off one blood pressure medicine!!! He was really happy! He told his provider: “My blood sugars improving had nothing to do with taking more insulin, it was all in my diet”. Provider said “See, that’s what I’ve […]

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Dr. James McCarter – ‘A Year of Self-Tracking in Nutritional Ketosis’

Dr. McCarter was the founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer of Divergence, Inc., a frontrunner in the application of genomics and informatics to agriculture and infectious disease. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine and Head of Clinical Operations at Virta (http://www.virtahealth.com/) Dr. McCarter completed his medical and […]

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10 False Things People Say About Low-Carb Diets

When arguing about nutrition, it can be hard to get your point across. People often seem biased against ideas that don’t fit with their philosophy. When the topic of low-carb turns up, many people dismiss it, call it a “fad” diet and say that it is either harmful or impossible to stick to. Source: https://authoritynutrition.com/10-things-dietitians-say-about-low-carb-diets/ […]

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