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5 ways sugar could kill you

How sweet it isn’t. In his new book, “The Case Against Sugar” (Knopf, out now), health and science journalist Gary Taubes argues that our collective sweet tooth isn’t just making us fat — it could be killing us in ways we can’t even imagine. “People are dying

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What You Need to Know About Weight Loss if You Suffer From PCOS

PCOS stands for a highly common hormonal imbalance, which affects about 5 million women in US alone: the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. This condition affects women of all ages, starting as early as 11 years old. When you have PCOS, cysts develop on the ovaries, which hardens them and

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Hypothyroidism vs. PCOS, differences in symptoms, causes, and treatment

Hypothyroidism, also referred to as under-active thyroid, has been linked to PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome. While many studies show that these two conditions share some of the same symptoms, most experts still say (??) that they are separate health issues. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which

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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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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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New Article Announces Ketogenic Diet as Groundbreaking

This Groundbreaking High Fat Diet Could Combat Diabetes and Promote Weight Loss   One diet that has existed for more than 80 years is making a comeback as a way to ease symptoms of diabetes. Diabetes affects the body’s use of glucose, a type of sugar that

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Sugar and Our Health

Ways Sugar Harms Our Health   Sugar provides merely empty calories. All Sugar, regardless whether they are from natural sources, organic, raw, refined or non-organic, contain a whole bunch of calories and NO essential nutrients –proteins, essential fats, vitamins or minerals. That is why they are called

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A1 vs A2 Cow’s Milk

Problem with Cow’s Milk: A1 Beta Casein Protein Cow’s milk consists of both casein and whey protein. Casein makes up about 30 percent of the total protein in milk solids. There are different types of casein in the milk of dairy cows; essentially A1 and A2. 10 millenniums

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What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects a woman’s: Menstrual cycle, ability to have children, hormones, body weight, facial hair growth, heart and blood vessels, appearance (acne). Women with polycystic ovary syndrome may be at increased risk

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