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Soda Tax Passes in Philadelphia. Advocates Ask: Who’s Next?

PHILADELPHIA — Forty times, city or state governments had proposed taxes on sugary soft drinks, failing each time. Then, in 2014, liberal Berkeley, Calif., passed such a tax, but most people saw it as an aberration. Several measures, including one in New York, never won much support.

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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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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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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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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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Benefits of Ketosis

What are the benefits of ketosis?   Establishing the metabolic state of ketosis —even for a short period of time— has great benefits.   In the metabolic state of ketosis, our body becomes increasingly efficient at mobilizing fats as our energy source. Once in ketosis, our body

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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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Natural Sugar Substitute “Stevia”

Artificial Sweeteners and Natural Sugar Substitute Stevia   Story of sweeteners Let’s have quick look at our global food culture before we dive into the topic of sweeteners and stevia. After the Second World War came the industrialization of our food production. As economies recovered and living

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