Dr. Jason Fung On The Latest Developments With Fasting And Cancer

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES Veteran health podcaster, blogger, international speaker, and bestselling author Jimmy Moore from “Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb” teams up with Toronto, Ontario Canada-based nephrologist Dr. Jason Fung from IntensiveDietaryManagement.com and Dr. Fung’s Clinical Director at his Intensive Dietary Management Program clinic Megan Ramos on this podcast dedicated to answering YOUR questions […]

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Pilot Study Comparing Zero-Calorie and Alternate-Day Fasting

To evaluate the safety and tolerability of alternate-day fasting (ADF) and to compare changes in weight, body composition, lipids, and insulin sensitivity index (Si) with those produced by a standard weight loss diet, moderate daily caloric restriction (CR). Publimed: A randomized pilot study comparing zero-calorie alternate-day fasting to daily caloric restriction in adults with obesity.  […]

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Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research

A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents Jama Network: Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research Early warning signals of the coronary heart disease (CHD) risk of sugar (sucrose) emerged in the 1950s. We examined Sugar Research Foundation (SRF) internal documents, historical reports, and statements relevant to early debates about the dietary causes of CHD and […]

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Ketogenic Diet Makes Migraine Patients’ Headaches Disappear

The diet was originally developed for childhood epilepsy a century ago and is now studied to treat migraines. ResearchGate: Less carbs, more fat: ketogenic diet makes migraine patients’ headaches disappear Before the ketogenic diet became the latest low-carb diet trend, it was used to treat childhood epilepsy. Doctors had observed that fasting reduced the amount of […]

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Does where you shop or who you are predict what you eat?

Interventions to address diet, a modifiable risk factor for diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease, have increasingly emphasized the influence of the physical environment on diet, while more traditional approaches have focused on individual characteristics. Publimed: Does where you shop or who you are predict what you eat?: The role of stores and individual characteristics in dietary […]

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Dietary Sugars, Emerging Mechanisms of Disease

The rapid increase in metabolic diseases, which occurred in the last three decades in both industrialized and developing countries, has been related to the rise in sugar-added foods and sweetened beverages consumption. Publimed: Dietary Sugars and Endogenous Formation of Advanced Glycation Endproducts: Emerging Mechanisms of Disease. An emerging topic in the pathogenesis of metabolic diseases related […]

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Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a […]

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The Wrong White Crystals

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of premature mortality in the developed world, and hypertension is its most important risk factor. Controlling hypertension is a major focus of public health initiatives, and dietary approaches have historically focused on sodium. Open Heart: The wrong white crystals: not salt but sugar as aetiological in hypertension and cardiometabolic disease […]

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Get Up and Move. Happier Adults May Exercise More.

A new longitudinal study from Harvard University reports that adults over 50 with psychological well-being (as marked by positive emotions and optimism) were more likely to be physically active over the course of an 11-year study. The December 2016 report was published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Psychology Today: Harvard Study Reports: Happier Adults May Exercise […]

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