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Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison

The maverick scientist has long argued that sugar is as harmful as cocaine or tobacco – and that the food industry has been adding too much of it to our meals for too long. A convert hears more about his theory. If you have any interest at

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Real Mechanism of Fat Gain

Understanding the Real Mechanism of Fat Gain   When we think of insulin we think of diabetes and blood sugar. Although they are directly related, insulin plays a much more profound role in how our body uses and stores energy. Insulin is the master key to understanding the real mechanism of

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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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Thyroid Problems! So What Do We Eat?

Thyroid problems! So what do we eat?   While there’s no such thing as a “hypothyroidism diet” that will make anyone instantly well, eating a well designed ketogenic diet will help boost the effectiveness of the thyroid. MyKetoPal’s ketogenic 180 Food Plan aims to… reduce our excess body fat, stabilize

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The Key to Thermogenesis

Why is thermogenesis important for weight loss?   Thermogenesis plays an important role in regulating body weight.   Our weight depends on two key factors: food taken in, and energy put out. In the energy side of that equation, thermogenesis is one of the three main components,

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Hypothyroidism, Metabolism and Obesity

Hypothyroidism, Metabolism and Obesity   Thyroid hormones T3 and T4 control cellular metabolism throughout the body. When there are not enough of them, this metabolic function slows and becomes impaired. Weight gain or difficulty losing weight is strongly associated with hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is often caused by iodine deficiency. When

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