Low Carb Grocery List

Many people plan to eat better, but feel confused about how to start a low-carb diet. In this article, we’ll look at putting a healthy low carb grocery list together. More info in the article:  Nutrition Advance: Low Carb Grocery List: A Nutritious Guide to Healthier Eating For starters, you should plan to eat from […]

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Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Risk Factor

Objectives To compare the effects of a low-carbohydrate (LC) diet with those of a low-fat (LF) diet on weight loss and serum lipids in overweight adolescents. Design A randomized, controlled 12-week trial. Setting Atherosclerosis prevention referral center. ScienceDirect: Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor in overweight adolescents Methods Random, […]

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Metabolic Parameters and Cardiac Parameters in Obese Children

Childhood obesity which is a predictor of adulthood obesity is associated with type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, coronary artery diseases and subclinical inflammation. PubliMed: The Relationship between Metabolic Parameters, Cardiac Parameters and MIC-1/GDF15 in Obese Children. MIC-1/GDF15 may provide a link between childhood obesity and cardio metabolic complications that will occur in time course. […]

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The Truth About Calories

Calories are a national obsession but are they really worth counting? Dr Chris van Tulleken takes nine randomly selected supermarket foods to an independent testing laboratory and discovers that only one of the labels matches the calories in the packet. The calorie count of all the other foods is up to 10% above or below […]

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Protein in Wheat Linked to the Inflammation

Scientists have discovered that a protein in wheat triggers the inflammation of chronic health conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis, and also contributes towards the development of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. EurekAlert: New study links protein in wheat to the inflammation of chronic health conditions  With past studies commonly focusing on gluten and […]

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Fasting and Your Brain

How does fasting affect brain function? There is very little reliable human data, but some very interesting animal data, as recently reviewed. There are many potential benefits. While I tend to focus on weight loss and type 2 diabetes, there are many other benefits, including autophagy (a cellular cleansing process), lipolysis (fat burning), anti-aging effects […]

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