Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Clean Label Project™ completed a study of 134 protein powder products from 52 brands. Products were screened for over 130 toxins including heavy metals, BPA, pesticides, and other contaminants with links to cancer and other health conditions. PRODUCTS Clean Label Project had the top-selling protein powder products – animal-based, whey, and plant-based – tested and reviewed […]

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WHY Sugar is as Bad as Alcohol (Fructose, The Liver Toxin)

This video shows how Sugar leads to the same problems as Alcohol by examining the Biochemistry. Most of the content in this video is based on Dr. Robert Lustig’s 2012 book “Fat Chance,” his 2007 presentation “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” and a 2011 paper he co-authored “Toward a Unifying Hypothesis of Metabolic Syndrome”.

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Dr. Stephen Phinney – ‘The Case For Nutritional Ketosis’

Dr. Phinney is a physician-scientist who has spent 35 years studying diet, exercise, fatty acids, and inflammation. He has published over 70 papers and several patents. He received his MD from Stanford University, his PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from MIT, and post-doctoral training at the University of Vermont and Harvard.

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Oxidative Stress Inhibits Healthy Adipose Expansion

Recent studies have emphasized the association of adipose oxidative stress (Fat ROS) with the pathogenesis of metabolic disorders in obesity. However, the causal roles of Fat ROS in metabolic disturbances in vivoremain unclear because no mouse model has been available in which oxidative stress is manipulated targeting adipocytes. In this research, we generated two models of […]

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Obesity-Related Hospital Admissions Double in Four Years

The number of obesity-related hospital admissions has more than doubled in the last four years with obese women in particular placing an increasing burden on the NHS, new figures show. There were almost 617,000 appointments in 2016-17 where obesity was either a primary or secondary diagnosis – up from 292,000 in 2012-13. Two in every […]

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An Integrated Understanding of the Rapid Metabolic Benefits of a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet on Hepatic Steatosis in Humans

A low-carbohydrate diet (LCD) improves liver fat metabolism in NAFLD patients The LCD promotes rapid shifts in the gut microbiota composition of NAFLD patients The LCD-induced microbial changes are associated with increased circulating folate The LCD increases folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism gene expression in liver A carbohydrate-restricted diet is a widely recommended intervention for non-alcoholic fatty […]

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