Nutritional Ketosis Increases Endurance Performance in Athletes

Ketosis, the metabolic response to energy crisis, is a mechanism to sustain life by altering oxidative fuel selection. Often overlooked for its metabolic potential, ketosis is poorly understood outside of starvation or diabetic crisis. CELL: Nutritional Ketosis Alters Fuel Preference and Thereby Endurance Performance in Athletes Thus, we studied the biochemical advantages of ketosis in […]

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CBD Could Prevent Kidney Failure

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a medical condition of impaired kidney function in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter metabolic wastes from the blood. Chronic kidney disease is not considered reversible. The most common causes of CKD are diabetes mellitus, autoimmune diseases, toxic drugs and reduced blood supply from uncontrolled hypertension. CKD is closely […]

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A Global Food Revolution

Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor based in Karlstad who specialises in family medicine He is primarily interested in how food and lifestyle can improve a patient’s health and reduce their medication needs. In 2007, Dr. Eenfeldt started the blog “Kostdoktorn” – a Swedish word that means “Diet Doctor”. The goal was to […]

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Spinal Cysts and CBD

Spinal cysts, a condition called syringomyelia, are cerebrospinal-fluid-filled (CSF) sacs in the spinal cord. Tarlov cysts are another type in the sacral area that are formed within the nerve-root sheath at the dorsal root ganglion and cause nerve symptoms. Theories include increased pressure in CSF, filling of congenital cysts with one-way valves, inflammation in response […]

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Prostatitis and CBD

Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland, often resulting in swelling or pain. Prostatitis can result in four significant symptoms: pain, urination problems, sexual dysfunction, and general health problems, such as feeling tired and depressed. Many urologic disease experts feel that from 5 to 10 percent of males will be experiencing prostatitis at a […]

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Effect of Pre-Diabetes on Future Risk of Stroke

The search yielded 15 prospective cohort studies including 760,925 participants. In 8 studies analysing pre-diabetes defined as fasting glucose 100-125 mg/dL (5.6-6.9 mmol/L), the random effects summary estimate did not show an increased risk of stroke after adjustment for established cardiovascular risk factors (1.08, 95% confidence interval 0.94 to 1.23; P = 0.26). In 5 […]

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Retinal Diseases and CBD

Several retinal diseases including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy have common pathways damaging the eyes. These disorders frequently cause inflammation, vascular changes, edema, hemorrhage and visual loss. Cannabidiol could be very effective in several ways. CBD comes from imported industrial hemp and is legally supplied throughout the US and internationally (Elixinol). It has been shown […]

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CBD for PTSD

Recent trials with Elixinol CBD Liposomes have shown dramatic symptom relief is chronic PTSD from US veterans in a pilot project. The 9 members of completed the standard VA 17 question PTSD assessment that showed frequent extreme symptoms across most of the spectrum. In this video I talk about the science and results of this […]

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Retinal Disease and CBD

Several retinal diseases including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy have common pathways damaging the eyes. These disorders frequently cause inflammation, vascular changes, edema, hemorrhage and visual loss. Cannabidiol could be very effective in several ways. CBD comes from imported industrial hemp and is legally supplied throughout the US and internationally. It has been shown to […]

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Liver Fat and Glycogen Stores Following High Compared with Low Glycaemic Index Food

A new study with eight healthy males (age = 20.1 ± 0.4y, BMI=23.0 ± 0.9 kg/m2) was developed. They attended a test day before and after a 7-day macronutrient and energy matched HGI or LGI diet, followed by a minimum 4 week wash-out period, and then returning to repeat the intervention with the alternative diet. During test days, participants consumed either a […]

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