Ambition Nutrition

Harvard Medical School Professor David Ludwig, M.D., PhD explores the elements of our food environment that keep us hungry for more. He walks us through the research from his New York Times bestselling book, Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, and Lose Weight Permanently, and dives into the policies that shape our nation’s […]

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Diabetes Can Be Prevented and Reversed with Carbohydrate Restricted Diet, Says UAB Expert

According to a new comprehensive financial analysis reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association and The Washington Post diabetes leads a list of just 20 diseases and conditions that account for more than half of all spending on healthcare in the United States. News Medical Life Sciences: Diabetes can be prevented and reversed […]

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Review of the Therapeutic Uses of Very-Low-Carbohydrate (Ketogenic) Diets

Very-low-carbohydrate diets or ketogenic diets have been in use since the 1920s as a therapy for epilepsy and can, in some cases, completely remove the need for medication. From the 1960s onwards they have become widely known as one of the most common methods for obesity treatment. PMC: Beyond weight loss: a review of the […]

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The Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment for Diverse Neurological Disorders

Dietary and metabolic therapies have been attempted in a wide variety of neurological diseases, including epilepsy, headache, neurotrauma, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, sleep disorders, brain cancer, autism, pain, and multiple sclerosis. Frontiers in Pharmacology: The ketogenic diet as a treatment paradigm for diverse neurological disorders The impetus for using various diets to treat – or […]

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The Ketogenic Diet, Therapy for Glioma

Malignant brain tumors affect people of all ages and are the second leading cause of cancer deaths in children. While current treatments are effective and improve survival, there remains a substantial need for more efficacious therapeutic modalities. The ketogenic diet (KD) – a high-fat, low-carbohydrate treatment for medically refractory epilepsy – has been suggested as […]

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Fast Food Baby

Our junk food addiction is dropping alarmingly down the age ladder and we are now rearing a generation of fast food babies. This arresting documentary reveals babies and toddlers eating a diet of chips, burgers and kebabs, all washed down with bottles of fizzy cola. It explores the deep-seated reasons why parents resort to junk […]

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