Obesity Among All US Adults Reaches All-Time High

The United States will not be escaping the obesity epidemic crisis anytime soon: Nearly 40% of adults and 19% of youth are obese, the highest rate the country has ever seen in all adults, according to research released Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics. Since 1999, there has been a staggering rise in the prevalence […]

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Keto Fudge

Prep time: 21, Total time: 21 Serves: 12 Ingredients: 1 cup coconut oil, soft yet still solid 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk 1/4 cup organic cocoa powder 1/4 cup Swerve confectioners (or a drop of stevia glycerite) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/2 tsp Celtic Optional: 1/4 cup Almond Butter, Peanut […]

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Worldwide Trends in Body-Mass Index, Underweight, Overweight, and Obesity from 1975 to 2016

Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents, and to compare trends with those of adults. Methods We […]

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Heart Stents, Cholesterol and Statin Smoking Guns? Dr. Aseem Malhotra

Watch Dr. Aseem Malhotra delve deeply into the controversial aspects of today’s drug and device treatments. Do many of these treatments break the risk/benefit rule? What is the crucial “number needed to treat” (NNT), to achieve an appreciable net benefit? And is there full transparency in this data, to enable wise choices for both doctors […]

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The Effect of Improved Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients

Type 2 diabetes is a global health concern, with an increased prevalence and high cost of treatment. Publimed: The Effect of Improved Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Status on Glycemic Control in Diabetic Patients: A Meta-Analysis. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation and improved vitamin D […]

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The Circadian Clock and Hyperlipidemia

A circadian clock controls various physiological and behavioral rhythms. In mammals, a master circadian clock exists in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus, and slave oscillators can be found in most tissues. Publimed: Circadian rhythms in the CNS and peripheral clock disorders: the circadian clock and hyperlipidemia These circadian oscillations are controlled by “clock genes”. The […]

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Ketone body Transport in the Human Neonate and Infant

Using a continuous intravenous infusion of D-(-)-3-hydroxy[4,4,4-2H3]butyrate tracer, we measured total ketone body transport in 12 infants: six newborns, four 1-6-mo-olds, one diabetic, and one hyperinsulinemic infant. PMC: Ketone body transport in the human neonate and infant Ketone body inflow-outflow transport (flux) averaged 17.3 +/- 1.4 mumol kg-1 min-1 in the neonates, a value not different […]

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Less Carbs, More Fat: Ketogenic Diet Makes Migraine Patients’ Headaches Disappear

Before the ketogenic diet became the latest low-carb diet trend, it was used to treat childhood epilepsy. Doctors had observed that fasting reduced the amount of seizures, and eating mainly fat and little else mimicked the effect of starvation in the brain. In recent years, researchers have made similar positive observations with migraines. Cherubino Di […]

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