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Low-carb diet helps control diabetes, new study suggests

A large pilot study of low-carbohydrate diets suggests they can successfully control type 2 diabetes. A review of more than 80,000 people who gave up low-fat, high carbohydrate diets found that after ten weeks their blood-glucose levels dropped. In a separate development, a new report has found

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Eating Seafood Lowers Risk Of Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

Here’s another reminder to eat more fish. Research shows that regularly eating seafood was linked to a lower risk of brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s, especially in those at higher risk of the disease, according to a new report. And even though swordfish and other types of

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Dr. Oz: Ketogenic diet boosts weight loss, can prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s

Dr. Mehmet Oz said the low carb, high-fat ketogenic diet can accelerate weight loss, boost fat-burning, enhance brain power, and prevent diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s on the May 18 episode of the Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Oz’s guest was celebrity fitness expert Drew Manning, who

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Bipolar Disorder and Low Carb Diets

Bipolar Disorder and Diet (Part II): Low Carbohydrate Diets   Can food stabilize mood?  Is there a diet out there that could prevent mania, mood swings, deep depressions, and uncomfortably anxious and agitated states? Sound far-fetched?  Maybe not. Dietary changes can have very powerful effects on brain

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Alzheimer’s Disease Caused by Type 3 Diabetes

Type 3 Diabetes: Metabolic Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease As the population of the industrialized world ages, illnesses associated with aging consume a larger portion of our healthcare budgets and impose increasing burdens on the quality of life of patients and their caregivers. Estimates suggest that in the

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Dietary Ketosis Enhances Memory in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Abstract   We randomly assigned 23 older adults with mild cognitive impairment to either a high carbohydrate or very low carbohydrate diet. Following the 6-week intervention period, we observed improved verbal memory performance for the low carbohydrate subjects (p = 0.01) as well as reductions in weight

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The Health Benefits and Safety of Low-Carb, High-Fat Diets

An Interview with Eric C. Westman, M.D.: Cholesterol Clarity   Let’s complete our discussion of the health benefits and safety of low-carb, high-fat “ketogenic” diets with Eric Westman, M.D., MHS. In January, we discussed the clinical benefits obtained with real people in the real world of low-carb,

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Conquering Alzheimer’s with Coconut Ketones

Conquering Alzheimer’s with Coconut Ketones   By Dr. Bruce Fife Original article: Conquering Alzheimer’s with Coconut Ketones   Patti Smith sensed something was wrong. Her mind seemed to go into a fog at times. She would fumble for words, forget appointments, and often stopped abruptly in mid-sentence, forgetting what

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Cancer and Ketogenic Diet

Beating Cancer: How Cutting Sugar Reversed One Man’s Death Sentence   Scientists believe two-thirds of all cancers are caused by bad choices such as smoking, tanning beds, not exercising and the granddaddy of them all: a poor diet. When it comes to diet, one of the worst

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Diabetes Management with Ketogenic Diet

Why I Chose a Ketogenic Diet For Diabetes Management?   Often people use the term “diet” to mean something that is temporary for a specific purpose, usually weight loss. For me, it is a permanent way of eating now. I am a retired physician living with Type

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