The Big Fat Surprise

Nina Teicholz is the author of the book, The Big Fat Surprise (Simon & Schuster 2014), which makes the argument that modern nutrition science, over the past 60 years, has been wrong about dietary fat. She argues that eating fat is essential to good health, and that the saturated fats, as found in meat, cheese, […]

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Fatty Acids and Our Food Supply

As the diabetes and obesity epidemics continue to flourish, a closer look at our food supply is needed. A new study suggests that getting the right amounts of fatty acids – especially omega-6 and omega-3 – back into our diets is the first vital step.  Last year, the British Medical Journal online journal Open Heart published an editorial by […]

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The Central Role of Dietary Fat in Forging the Human Brain

There has been a great deal of speculation concerning the dramatic and rapid rate of encephalization of the human brain over the course of our hominin evolution. Our closest primate relative, the chimpanzee has a brain volume of only about 275–500 cm3; only the chimpanzee’s brain hasn’t really changed at all in 7 million years. […]

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Dr Eric Westman at Ketofest 2017 – The Science Behind Keto Lifestyle

Renowned low-carb authority Eric Westman, MD presents a captivating insider’s view into the clinically-controlled trials that have proven the effectiveness and safety of keto lifestyles. Discover why the scientific evidence behind the ketogenic diet has now risen to the levels required by the US Food and Drug Administration as an approved drug. Also included are […]

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‘Metabolic Syndrome’ in Your Brain

  Study provides novel evidence for the effects of metabolic dysfunctions on brain function using the rat model of metabolic syndrome induced by high fructose intake. Study describes that the deleterious consequences of unhealthy dietary habits can be partially counteracted by dietary supplementation of n-3 fatty acid. High sugar consumption impaired cognitive abilities and disrupted insulin […]

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Long-term Impact of Weight Loss Intervention on Changes in Cognitive Function

Diabetes adversely impacts cognition. Lifestyle change can improve diabetes control and potentially improve cognition. We examined whether weight loss through reduced caloric intake and increased physical activity was associated with slower cognitive aging in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods The Look AHEAD randomized controlled clinical trial delivered 10 years of intensive lifestyle […]

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Genetic Association of Major Depression With Atypical Features and Obesity-Related Immunometabolic Dysregulations

Is the genetic overlap with obesity-related traits (body mass index and levels of C-reactive protein and leptin) stronger in patients with major depression and the atypical symptoms of increased appetite and/or weight during an active episode? The Jama Network: Genetic Association of Major Depression With Atypical Features and Obesity-Related Immunometabolic Dysregulations Data from a large international […]

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What to Eat and What to Avoid

See proof that America’s dietitians are controlled by food manufacturers like Coke, Pepsi, Mars M&M, General Mills and the junk food association (National Confectioner’s Association). These groups are approved lecturers for dietitians’ continuing education credits. Just like how Monsanto controls conventional farmers and Pharmaceutical companies control conventional doctors, you’ll find dietitians are controlled by the […]

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Soaring Global Obesity Rates

New research is offering fresh insight into the global epidemic of obesity, revealing which countries are suffering most, how much it could cost them to treat related illnesses, and giving one glimmer of hope in the battle to beat the bulge. CBS: Soaring global obesity rates come with hefty price tag One study has found that the […]

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Relation Between Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Drinks and Childhood Obesity

The rising prevalence of obesity in children has been linked in part to the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. Our aim was to examine this relation. The Lancet: Relation between consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and childhood obesity: a prospective, observational analysis Methods We enrolled 548 ethnically diverse schoolchildren (age 11·7 years, SD 0·8) from public schools in […]

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