High Dairy Fat Intake Related to Less Central Obesity

The objective of the study was to understand the associations between dairy fat intake and development of central obesity. The study was designed on a prospective population-based cohort study with two surveys 12 years apart. Nine municipalities selected from different parts of Sweden representing the rural areas in the country. 1782 men (farmers and non-farmers) aged […]

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Eggs Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk, Despite Conflicting Advice

Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds – despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world. University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up […]

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Consumption of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Body Composition and Blood Pressure

Despite the fact that extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely used in obese individuals to treat cardiovascular diseases, the role of EVOO on weight/fat reduction remains unclear. We investigated the effects of energy-restricted diet containing EVOO on body composition and metabolic disruptions related to obesity. This is a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial in […]

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Woman Followed a Keto Diet and Lost 100 Pounds

Elena Juarez punched and food-prepped her way to losing 100 pounds. But her weight-loss journeykicked off with a serious health scare. On her own, Juarez started following a paleo-friendly diet challenge that included kickboxing That’s when she heard about the ketogenic diet. Six weeks later, she adopted the trendy high-fat, low-carb plan. One hundred lost pounds later, she credits going keto and sticking with kickboxing for […]

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Mitochondria: The Ketogenic Diet—A Metabolism-Based Therapy

Mitochondria are the energy-producing organelles of the cell, generating ATP via oxidative phosphorylation mainly by using pyruvate derived from glycolytic processing of glucose. Ketone bodies generated by fatty acid oxidation can serve as alternative metabolites for aerobic energy production. The ketogenic diet, which is high in fat and low in carbohydrates, mimics the metabolic state […]

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What Will Happen to Your Body If You Walk Every Day

Walking is a totally free, easy exercise that requires little effort, and benefits not only your physical but also your mental well-being. If you’re looking for a simple yet very effective way of losing weight and improving your overall health, walking is something just for you. People who are physically active throughout their life are […]

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Management of Type 1 Diabetes With a Very Low–Carbohydrate Diet

New research findings published in the journal PEDIATRICS reveal the power of a very low carb diet to normalize blood sugars for t1 diabetics of all ages with no negative consequences  The study evaluated glycemic control among children and adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) who consume a very low–carbohydrate diet (VLCD). The authors conducted […]

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Cut the Carbs to Avoid Disease

The average Australian diet has been turned on its head by leading nutrition experts. Researchers from CSIRO Health and Biosecurity are urging Aussies to ditch the “low fat” mindset and instead boost intake of healthy fats and protein. And they say reducing carbohydrates is the evidence-based way to help ward off — and even reverse — type […]

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The Role for Ketogenic Diets in Epilepsy

Highlights • Ketogenic diets offer adjunctive therapy for chronic epilepsy and refractory status epilepticus. • Studies support feasibility and efficacy of the classic ketogenic diet and its variants in adults. • Potential complications and side effects of diet therapy are often preventable and manageable. • Strategies are needed to improve diet adherence. Abstract Ketogenic diet (KD) therapies are high fat, low carbohydrate […]

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