Top Cardiologist Exposes The Great Cholesterol Con

It is well known that total cholesterol becomes less of a risk factor or not at all for all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality with increasing age, but as little is known as to whether low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), one component of total cholesterol, is associated with mortality in the elderly, we decided to investigate this […]

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Melissa McCarthy 75 lb Weight Loss with Fitness and Keto Diet

Melissa McCarthy is stealing the celebrity weight loss spotlight in 2018. Multiple media outlets are headlining McCarthy’s stunning success in shedding pounds, and Melissa’s weight loss is getting noticed as several new trailers for her most recent films have debuted. And as fans and movie reviewers praise McCarthy’s weight loss, using phrases such as “almost […]

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Global Correlates of Cardiovascular Risk: A Comparison of 158 Countries

The aim of this study was a large-scale ecological analysis of nutritional and other environmental factors potentially associated with the incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in the global context. Indicators of CVDs from 158 countries were compared with the statistics of mean intake (supply) of 60 food items between 1993 and 2011, obesity rates, health […]

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Insulin vs. Ketones – The Battle for Brown Fat

Dr. Benjamin Bikman earned his Ph.D. in Bioenergetics and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Duke-National University of Singapore in metabolic disorders. He is currently a professor of pathophysiology and a biomedical scientist at Brigham Young University in Utah. Dr. Bikman’s professional focus as a scientist and professor is to better understand chronic modern-day diseases, […]

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Fasting and Insulin resistance

Dr. Jason Fung completed medical school and internal medicine at the University of Toronto before finishing his nephrology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai hospital. He now has a practice in Ontario, Canada where he uses his Intensive Dietary Management program to help all sorts of patients, but especially those […]

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The Fattest Cities in America in 2018

Americans are the fattest people in the world, not just stereotypically but statistically too. In fact, as of 2017, almost 40% of the U.S. population aged 15 and older is obese. But such a finding should come as no surprise, considering the huge availability of fast-food and increasingly cheaper grocery items that have negatively altered our diets. Unfortunately, […]

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“A calorie is a calorie” violates the second law of thermodynamics

The principle of “a calorie is a calorie,” that weight change in hypocaloric diets is independent of macronutrient composition, is widely held in the popular and technical literature, and is frequently justified by appeal to the laws of thermodynamics. We review here some aspects of thermodynamics that bear on weight loss and the effect of […]

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