Body Weight Regulation and the Effects of Diet Composition

Weight changes are accompanied by imbalances between calorie intake and expenditure. This fact is often misinterpreted to suggest that obesity is caused by gluttony and sloth and can be treated by simply advising people to eat less and move more. Gastroenterology: Obesity Energetics: Body Weight Regulation and the Effects of Diet Composition However, various components […]

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Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet has been in clinical use for over 80 years, primarily for the symptomatic treatment of epilepsy. A recent clinical study has raised the possibility that exposure to the ketogenic diet may confer long-lasting therapeutic benefits for patients with epilepsy. Moreover, there is evidence from uncontrolled clinical trials and studies in animal models […]

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Ketogenic Diets and Pain

Ketogenic diets are well-established as a successful anticonvulsant therapy. Based on overlap between mechanisms postulated to underlie pain and inflammation, and mechanisms postulated to underlie therapeutic effects of ketogenic diets, recent studies have explored the ability for ketogenic diets to reduce pain. Here we review clinical and basic research thus far exploring the impact of […]

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Burrito Bowls

Burrito bowls are so popular..are burger bowls a thing? Because I am totally making them one!!! Hamburger patty topped with sautéed spinach, onion, mushrooms and garlic. Pickles & mustard. Roasted broccoli, garlic, cauliflower and sweet potatoes. Credit to: Rachel Zamouski Wemple, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Consultant, Disease Manager    

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CBD Reverses Dementia

62 yo woman with Down syndrome with dementia recovering with the use of CBD topical cream. First video shows Teresa’s normal function 4 years ago. Second video show typical dementia behavior over 18 months. Third and fourth video show gradual return of previous abilities and behavior. Down syndrome people do not often live this long […]

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Circadian Metabolism in the Light of Evolution

Circadian rhythm, or daily oscillation, of behaviors and biological processes is a fundamental feature of mammalian physiology that has developed over hundreds of thousands of years under the continuous evolutionary pressure of energy conservation and efficiency. Evolution has fine-tuned the body’s clock to anticipate and respond to numerous environmental cues in order to maintain homeostatic […]

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