Obesity Treatment by Very Low-Calorie-Ketogenic Diet at Two Years

The long-term effect of therapeutic diets in obesity treatment is a challenge at present. The current study aimed to evaluate the long-term effect of a very low-calorie-ketogenic (VLCK) diet on excess adiposity. Especial focus was set on visceral fat mass, and the impact on the individual burden of disease. Springer Link: Obesity treatment by very […]

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Biomarkers of Satiation and Satiety

This review’s objective is to give a critical summary of studies that focused on physiologic measures relating to subjectively rated appetite, actual food intake, or both. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Biomarkers of Satiation and Satiety Biomarkers of satiation and satiety may be used as a tool for assessing the satiating efficiency of foods […]

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Coke and Pepsi and Public Health

The beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have given millions of dollars to nearly 100 prominent health groups in recent years, while simultaneously spending millions to defeat public health legislation that would reduce Americans’ soda intake, according to public health researchers. New York Times: Coke and Pepsi Give Millions to Public Health, Then Lobby Against It […]

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Fasting-Mimicking Diet & Fasting for Longevity, Cancer & Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Rhonda Patrick speaks with Dr. Valter Longo, a professor of gerontology and biological sciences and director of the longevity institute at the University of Southern California. Dr. Longo has made huge contributions to the field of aging, including the role of fasting and diet in longevity and healthspan in humans as well as metabolic […]

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Obesity and Tumor Growth

This article reviews the impact the obese state has on malignancy through inflammation and immune dysregulation using recent excerpts from the medical literature. Publimed: Obesity and tumor growth: inflammation, immunity, and the role of a ketogenic diet. correlates with a deficiency in numerous immunologic cells, including dendritic cells, natural killer cells, and T cells. In […]

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“Preventing Alzheimer’s Is Easier Than You Think”

Can you prevent Alzheimer’s by limiting foods that raise insulin levels, especially refined carbs? The science suggests that the answer could be yes, as the psychiatrist Dr. Georgia Ede writes about in this post: Psychology Today: Preventing Alzheimer’s Is Easier Than You Think The major hallmarks of Alzheimer’s Disease—neurofibrillary tangles, amyloid plaques, and brain cell […]

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‘Body Clock’ Dysregulation Underlies Obesity

A team of Texas A&M University System scientists have investigated how “body clock dysregulation” might affect obesity-related metabolic disorders. Medical Press: Study shows how ‘body clock’ dysregulation underlies obesity, more Earnest said results showed that during obesity, that is when mice were fed a high-fat diet, the rhythmicity of circadian clocks in immune cells of […]

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