Is Hepatic de Novo Lipogenesis Leading to Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Chronic Diseases?

Epidemiologic studies suggest a link between excess sugar consumption and obesity, fatty liver disease, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association: Conversion of Sugar to Fat: Is Hepatic de Novo Lipogenesis Leading to Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Chronic Diseases? One important pathway that may link these metabolic diseases to […]

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Energy Expenditure and Body Composition Changes after An Isocaloric Ketogenic Diet in Overweight and Obese Man

The carbohydrate–insulin model of obesity posits that habitual consumption of a high-carbohydrate diet sequesters fat within adipose tissue because of hyperinsulinemia and results in adaptive suppression of energy expenditure (EE). The American Journal of Clinical Journal: Energy expenditure and body composition changes after an isocaloric ketogenic diet in overweight and obese men Therefore, isocaloric exchange of dietary carbohydrate for fat is […]

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Beef Caulifried Rice

Directions: 1. In one skillet heat beef patty Shortcut: Angus Beef patties 2. In 2nd skillet ; – Heat butter (or ghee) & vegies in skillet – Add riced cauliflower (either buy frozen or use food processor on fresh) – Sauté until soft and then add minced garlic – Sauté additional veggies-diced carrots, peppers, broccoli – […]

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The Low-Carbohydrate Diet and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Obesity is an important public health issue because of its high prevalence and concomitant increase in risk of cardiovascular diseases. PMC: The low-carbohydrate diet and cardiovascular risk factors: Evidence from epidemiologic studies Low carbohydrate diets are popular for weight loss and weight management but are not recommended in leading guidelines due to the perception that increases […]

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Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Macular Degeneration

Better adherence to a Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of developing neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nvAMD), according to a study published onlineNovember 5 in Ophthalmology. Medscape: Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Macular Degeneration “The MDS [Mediterranean Diet Score] has been inversely associated with cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality, and more recently progression to advanced AMD,” write Ruth E. […]

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Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Adaptation to Physical Activity in Adult Humans

Current obesity prevention strategies recommend increasing daily physical activity, assuming that increased activity will lead to corresponding increases in total energy expenditure and prevent or reverse energy imbalance and weight gain. Current Biology: Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Adaptation to Physical Activity in Adult Humans Such Additive total energy expenditure models are supported by exercise […]

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Exercise: Is More Always Better?

Animals that acquire, assimilate, and metabolize energy from food and can use these available energy sources to successfully reproduce are positioned for optimal survival. Current Biology: Exercise: Is More Always Better? Flexibility is an important feature of this biological construct that allows animals and other organisms to adjust as energy availability waxes and wanes with varying food resources and metabolic […]

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Halle Berry Says Trick To Looking Flawless At 50 Is “No Sugar, No Carbs”

One of the things Halle Berry has always been known for is her beauty. The actress, now 50, honestly doesn’t look a day over 35 and has the most youthful look and glow after all of these years. So what is the trick to maintaining that? According to Berry, learning to live without sugar and […]

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