Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction As the First Approach in Diabetes Management

The inability of current recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes, the specific failure of the prevailing low-fat diets to improve obesity, cardiovascular risk, or general health and the persistent reports of some serious side effects of commonly prescribed diabetic medications, in combination with the continued success of low-carbohydrate diets in the treatment of diabetes and metabolic syndrome without significant side effects, point […]

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Targeting Insulin Inhibition as a Metabolic Therapy in Advanced Cancer

Most aggressive cancers demonstrate a positive positron emission tomographic (PET) result using ¹⁸F-2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG), reflecting a glycolytic phenotype. Inhibiting insulin secretion provides a method, consistent with published mechanisms, for limiting cancer growth.Eligible patients with advanced incurable cancers had a positive PET result, an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of 0 to 2, normal organ […]

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Obesity and Cancer

Excess body weight (overweight and obesity) is characterized by chronic hyperinsulinaemia and insulin resistance, and is implicated both in cancer risk and cancer mortality. The list of cancers at increased risk of development in an “obesogenic” environment include common adult cancers such as endometrium, post-menopausal breast, colon and kidney, but also less common malignancies such […]

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Juice Is Not Healthy

Obesity affects 40 percent of adults and 19 percent of children in the United States and accounts for more than $168 billion in health care spending each year. Sugary beverages are thought to be one of the major drivers of the obesity epidemic. These drinks (think soda and sports drinks) are the largest single source […]

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How Iron Deficiency and Inflammation Can Make you Fat – A Female Perspective

Dr Paul Mason obtained his medical degree with honours from the University of Sydney, and also holds degrees in Physiotherapy and Occupational Health. He is a Specialist Sports Medicine and Exercise Physician. Dr Mason developed an interest in low carbohydrate diets in 2011. Since then he has spent hundreds of hours reading and analysing the […]

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Burn Fat, Not Sugar with Ted Naiman, MD

Key Takeaways———————————- 04:16 Insulin prevents us from burning fat for fuel. 06:36 You become insulin resistant when your fat cells are full and you do not have anywhere to store fat. 07:12 Why did you overfill your fat cells? They overfill when you eat carbohydrates and fat together, displacing fat oxidation. 10:11 How can you […]

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Why are Processed Carbs So Habit-Forming?

Do you feel like you are addicted to sweets, bread, crackers, or breakfast cereal? Turns out, you might just be. That doesn’t mean you should give in to the craving, that means you need to break this addictive cycle so you can stop eating this unhealthy Carbage! Studies have shown that highly processed sweets, grains […]

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B12 Deficiency: 7 Signs Doctors Miss

B12 Deficiency can be very hard to diagnose, and these 7 signs can help. Many doctors don’t think of B12 deficiency as the cause of these 7 symptoms, but these symptoms can be the canary in the coalmine. If you have any of these 7 symptoms you should go see your doctor for a full […]

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Dietary Glycemic Index and Load and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Published meta-analyses indicate significant but inconsistent incident type-2 diabetes (T2D)-dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) risk ratios or risk relations (RR). It is now over a decade ago that a published meta-analysis used a predefined standard to identify valid studies. Considering valid studies only, and using random effects dose–response meta-analysis (DRM) while withdrawing […]

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