Sodium and Sugar in Complementary Infant and Toddler Foods Sold in the United States

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the sodium and sugar content of US commercial infant and toddler foods. AAP News&Journals Gateway: Sodium and Sugar in Complementary Infant and Toddler Foods Sold in the United States METHODS: We used a 2012 nutrient database of 1074 US infant and toddler foods and drinks developed from a commercial […]

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Comparison between Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Lifestyle and Plate Method Diet in Overweight Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent, chronic disease for which diet is an integral aspect of treatment. In our previous trial, we found that recommendations to follow a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and to change lifestyle factors (physical activity, sleep, positive affect, mindfulness) helped overweight people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes improve glycemic […]

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The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycaemic control in humans

Diurnal carbohydrate and fat distribution modulates glycemic control in rodents. In humans, the optimal timing of both macronutrients and its effects on glycemic control after prolonged consumption are not studied in detail. Scientific Reports: The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycemic control in humans: a randomized controlled trial In this cross-over […]

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Stress might make you fat

Recent studies have shown an association between uncontrollable stress and abdominal fat distribution. It has been suggested that changes in cortisol secretion might represent one possible mechanism for this relationship. Publimed: Stress-induced cortisol response and fat distribution in women This study investigated whether body fat distribution, determined by waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), is related to salivary […]

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Dr. Sarah Hallberg – ‘LDL on LCHF’

Dr. Sarah Hallberg received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2002 and practiced as a primary care physician for eight years before becoming the medical director and founder of the Indiana University-Arnett Health Medical Weight Loss Program. She is board-certified by both the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American Board of Internal […]

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Dr. Eric Westman – ‘LCHF and Diabetes: Theory and Clinical Experience’

Dr. Eric C. Westman is an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Health System and director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. Dr. Westman combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence. He is an internationally known researcher specialising in low-carbohydrate nutrition and is co-author of […]

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Sugar intake is associated with progression of type 1 diabetes

Dietary sugar intake may increase insulin production, stress the beta cells and increase the risk for islet autoimmunity (IA) and subsequent type 1 diabetes. Publimed: Sugar intake is associated with progression from islet autoimmunity to type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young. METHODS: Since 1993, the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young […]

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The Sugar Free Show with Dr Eric Westman

Dr Eric Westman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Health System and Director of the Duke Lifestyle Medical Clinic. He is currently the President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and a Fellow of the Obesity Society. In 2010, he was named the American Society of Bariatric Physicians’ “Bariatrician of the […]

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Heart attack risk due to loss of small blood vessels around the heart

People with diabetes have a significantly higher risk for heart attack. Now, new research suggests that diabetes damages the small blood vessels around the heart, and this might explain the link to heart attack. In a study reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the researchers also propose a solution may lie […]

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