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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Diabetes can raise cardiac death risk sevenfold, study finds

A new Danish study has found that young adults with diabetes may be seven times more likely to die from sudden cardiac death, compared to their peers without diabetes. Whilst this sounds worrying, sudden cardiac death is relatively rare and readers should not be overly anxious. Note also that risks of heart disease can be minimised by […]

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Saturated Fat Does Not Clog The Arteries

Coronary artery disease pathogenesis and treatment urgently requires a paradigm shift. Despite popular belief among doctors and the public, the conceptual model of dietary saturated fat clogging a pipe is just plain wrong. A landmark systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies showed no association between saturated fat consumption and all-cause mortality, coronary heart disease […]

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Adam Ruins Everything – Low-Fat Foods Are Making You Fatter

In the American diet, the top sources are soft drinks, fruit drinks, flavored yogurts, cereals, cookies, cakes, candy, and most processed foods. But added sugar is also present in items that you may not think of as sweetened, like soups, bread, cured meats, and ketchup. The result: we consume way too much added sugar. Adult […]

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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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Ivor Cummins at Ketofest 2017 – The Chronic Disease Spectrum: A Story of Root Cause and Solution

What do you do when your doctors can offer little useful advice for nasty blood test results? Ivor Cummins kicks off with a personal tale of discovery. Along the way we’ll meet with some quite familiar risk factors. And some measures which may be less familiar, but rather more important. We must research ourselves to […]

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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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Sweetened Beverage Consumption, Incident Coronary Heart Disease, and Biomarkers of Risk in Men

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is associated with weight gain and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Few studies have tested for a relationship with coronary heart disease (CHD) or intermediate biomarkers. The role of artificially sweetened beverages is also unclear. Methods and Results We performed an analysis of the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, a prospective cohort […]

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