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Ketogenic Diets for Psychiatric Disorders: A New 2017 Review

Ketogenic Diets Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow … If you have a brain, you need to know about ketogenic diets. The fact that these specially-formulated low-carbohydrate diets have the power to stop seizures in their tracks is concrete evidence that food has a tremendous impact on brain chemistry and

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Does Eating Sugar Really Cause Acne?

Sugar by itself does not cause acne per se. There are many reasons that acne can form and hormonal fluctuations in the body (hormonal acne) can be a significant factor for your breakouts. Acne has many possible culprits; therefore, it is imperative to see a qualified dermatologist

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Study shows modest physical activity could improve disease markers

Report suggests insulin resistance could be reduced with modest physical activity. New study suggests modest physical activity can reduce risk of developing insulin resistance which leads to type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, or BUSM, studied the relationship of physical activity, inactivity to

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I Reversed Insulin Resistance and You Can Too

How I went from a sugar/carb burning athlete to a fat burning beast. It was 2014 and I was looking at a lot of red in my most recent blood work results. What’s all this red?” I asked my Doctor. “Well,” she said, “It shows your cholesterol

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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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Stress and Weight Gain

Stress and Weight Gain   Stress stimulates cravings for sweet, calorie dense foods and salty, high carbohydrate snacks. Whether eating to fill an emotional need or grabbing fast food, a stressed-out lifestyle is rarely a healthy one. Weight gain when under stress is partly due to the body’s system

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