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Why I Chose a Ketogenic Diet For Diabetes Management

Carbohydrate is the macro-nutrient that raises blood glucose the most, so keeping consumption low is my primary goal. Of next importance is using whole foods that naturally have the necessary micronutrients and enough complete proteins to support my exercise. I had to add fat to my meals

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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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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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Quitting Sugar Saved My Thyroid

Quitting Sugar Saved My Thyroid: Sarah Wilson’s Story Every now and then our bodies like to tell us, in no uncertain terms, to stop and take note. A common cold politely tells us to back off when we’re pushing too hard. More serious illness can arrive as

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Brown Fat vs. White Fat

Brown Adipose Tissue (BAT)   Brown fat —also called brown adipose tissue (BAT)— is one of two primary types of fat in our body, the other being the familiar “white” or “yellow” fat we pile on when we gain weight. Brown fat is turned on by cold temperatures, exercise, and some

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Fructose and Liver

Added sugars are high in “Fructose,” which can overload our liver.   In order to fully comprehend what is so alarming about fructose (i.e. high fructose corn syrup); we need to understand what it is and what happens to it when we ingest it. Fructose is a

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Deadly Dangerous Statins

Statins Raise Death Risk Astronomically After Heart Attacks   Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are prescribed for millions of Americans to lower cholesterol, which health experts say causes heart attack and stroke. But other experts have questioned the value of the drugs, and have said they have an overall

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The True Cause of Chronic Health Problems …

Obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, PCOS, Hypothyroidism, … The true reason for all these and many more chronic health conditions is the consumption of high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar, and radically reduced amount of fat; the Standard American Diet (SAD). In

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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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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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