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Workshop Curriculum – Session 3: How We Nourish Our Body To Heal

** Workshop title: Healing Chronic Illness Through Nutrition ** Workshop location: 4 Valley-wide Community Center locations ** Session title: Session 3 – How We Nourish Our Body for Healing ** Session dates: See our calendar page for the session days and times for various Valley-wide locations. **

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Endurance athletes who ‘go against the grain’ become incredible fat-burners

Elite performance on a diet with minimal carbs represents a paradigm shift in sports nutrition Elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burned more than twice as much fat as high-carb athletes during maximum exertion and prolonged exercise in a new study — the highest fat-burning

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Sugar industry paid scientists to misdirect obesity blame

Internal industry documents suggest that five decades of research into the role of nutrition and heart disease — including many of today’s dietary recommendations — may have been largely shaped by the sugar industry. The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to downplay the link between

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Obesity Epidemic: Sugar Exec Paid Researchers in 60s to Downplay Risks

Historical documents reported by JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that in the 1960s, a sugar executive paid off Harvard researchers to downplay links to heart disease. One of those researchers eventually became the head of nutrition at the Department of Agriculture. In that role, he was able to influence current dietary guidelines,

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What is Ketosis?

Ketosis a.k.a. Ketogenic State or Metabolic State of Ketosis   Ketosis, also referred to as ketogenic state or metabolic state of ketosis, is the metabolic state of the body at which the quantity of ketone bodies (ketones) in the blood has reached higher-than-normal levels. Ingested and stored fats as alternative energy source. For energy, our body mainly

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Fat Metabolism

Step by step fat metabolism   1.   Bile salts emulsify dietary fats in the small intestine, forming mixed micelles. 2.   Intestinal lipases degrade tricylglycerols. 3.   Fatty acids and other breakdown products are taken up by the intestinal mucosa and converted into triacylglycerols. 4.   Triacylglycerols are incorporated with cholesterol and

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Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism

Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism Our first line of defense in treating hypothyroidism is making dietary changes.   Greatly eliminate sugar, including refined carbohydrates like flour, which the body treats like sugar.   Limit your carbohydrate intake to non-starchy vegetables in place of grain-based carbohydrates.   Enjoy proteins from nuts and nut butters, hormone-

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How Does Ketogenic Diet Work?

What is  Ketogenic Diet? How does it work?   First, let’s look at what our body uses for energy. We use for energy primarily dietary carbohydrates (pasta, rice, sugars) and/or fats (butter, fatty meats, oils, nuts). Our body “habitually” uses dietary carbs and sugar as fuel as long as our regular

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