Explanation for Wheat Sensitivity Found

A new study may explain why people who do not have celiac disease or wheat allergy nevertheless experience a variety of gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal symptoms after ingesting wheat and related cereals. The findings suggest that these individuals have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a body-wide inflammatory immune response. Researchers have struggled to determine […]

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The Ketone Metabolite Blocks Inflammatory Disease

The ketone bodies β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) and acetoacetate (AcAc) support mammalian survival during states of energy deficit by serving as alternative sources of ATP. BHB levels are elevated by starvation, caloric restriction, high-intensity exercise, or the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet. Prolonged fasting reduces inflammation; however, the impact that ketones and other alternative metabolic fuels produced during energy […]

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Dr. Dominic D’Agostino returns: ketones and inflammation, anti-aging, overeating, and more…

  Dr. Dominic D’Agostino returns to the podcast after 3 years. We discussed a number of cool topics, check the time-stamps below! 01:56 New, exciting topics within ketogenic research 06:31 Inflammation, and the anti-inflammatory aspects of the diet. 10:58 Anti-aging effects of the ketogenic diet 13:52 The appetite suppressing effects of the ketogenic diet 17:28 Why […]

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Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

Dr. Robert Lustig, UCSF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, updates his very popular video “Sugar: The Bitter Truth.” He argues that sugar and processed foods are driving the obesity epidemic, which in turn affects our endocrine system. In it, he discusses the metabolic influence of sugar and processed foods on obesity and related diseases. He also […]

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Nut Consumption Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

Increased nut consumption has been associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as a healthy lipid profile. Greater intake of nuts was associated with lower amounts of a subset of inflammatory biomarkers, after adjusting for demographic, medical, dietary, and lifestyle variables. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Associations between […]

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Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

For years, athletes have known the benefits of high intensity interval training, which involves short, hard bursts of effort followed by periods of recovery. Marathon runners, for example, who race at a steady pace over a long distance – 26.2 miles – can boost their fitness by doing regular workouts in training that include fast […]

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Eat Less, Lower Your Calories & Lose Weight Myth

Very interesting video by Dr. Eric Berg. Dr. Berg, 51 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in weight loss through nutritional and natural methods. His private practice is located in Alexandria, Virginia. His clients include senior officials in the U.S. government and the Justice Department, ambassadors, medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, […]

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10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. It plays several important roles in the health of your body and brain. However, you may not be getting enough of it, even if you eat a healthy diet. Here are 10 health benefits of magnesium that are supported by modern scientific research. 1. […]

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