The Deadly Effects of Fructose

In 2009, Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco delivered a ninety minute lecture entitled “Sugar: The Bitter Truth”. It was posted on YouTube as part of the university’s medical education series. Then a funny thing happened. It went viral. Medium: The Deadly Effects of Fructose It was not a humorous […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Has Been Quietly, Deceitfully Renamed

High fructose corn syrup is a killer. Since humans started consuming it, obesity rates have more than tripled and diabetes incidence has increased more than seven fold. Even when used in moderation it is a major cause of heart disease, obesity, cancer, dementia, liver failure, tooth decay, and more. Your News Wire: High Fructose Corn Syrup Has Been […]

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Why we get fat. Insulin is a fat-storing hormone

Are you confused about healthy nutrition, the role of insulin, this concept of ‘insulin resistance’? Can one largely ignore a macronutrient (i.e. carbohydrates) and not drop dead within a few days? BMJ talk medicine: Why we get fat. Insulin is a fat-storing hormone: Dr Sarah Hallberg, renowned obesity doctor Karim Khan, the Editor in Chief of […]

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Researchers Discover How to Regenerate Your Entire Immune System in 72 Hours

The immune system is something that is highly misunderstood not just by everyday people but also by the many conventional doctors who we depend on for health advice. Most people resort to things like synthetic vitamins and medicines (ignoring better natural alternatives) to deal with colds and improve immunity, but the cycle of sickness always […]

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The Gut Microbiota and Alzheimer’s Disease

The gut microbiota comprises a complex community of microorganism species that resides in our gastrointestinal ecosystem and whose alterations influence not only various gut disorders but also central nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). AD, the most common form of dementia, is a neurodegenerative disorder associated with impaired cognition and cerebral accumulation of […]

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CBD Oil and the Science Behind It – A Doctor’s Perspective

Since 2014, Dr Blair has specialized in studying, treating and lecturing about the natural endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the human body. ECS disorders appear to be the root cause of many chronic medical problems and inflammation. His current goal is to restore health and wellbeing by enhancing the ECS using diet, exercise, appropriate medications and […]

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Ketogenic Diet for Diabetes

When patients are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, clinicians stress lifestyle modifications—and especially diet—as the first and best intervention. Often, they recommend diets endorsed by the American Diabetes Association. Pharmacy Times:  Ketogenic Diet for Diabetes: Recent Research Shows Good Results  A previous study suggested that a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet augmented with more physical activity, […]

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Why Fat, Butter, and Red Meat May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

“It doesn’t make any sense that animal protein would be problematic for us, if you look through that evolutionary lens.” Heleo: Why Fat, Butter, and Red Meat May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered Dr. Mark Hyman is a practicing family physician, medical advisor for Bill and Hillary Clinton, and a #1 New York Times bestselling […]

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Cardiovascular Deaths Linked to Poor Dietary Choices

Cardiovascular Deaths Linked to Poor Dietary Choices Cardiovascular disease claims 610,000 lives in the United States each year. It is the leading cause of mortality nationwide, accounting for one in every four deaths. A new analysis, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that a substantial portion of these deaths could be prevented […]

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