Are Keto Diets Safe?

Are Keto Diets Safe?

“Are Keto Diets Safe?” Given the decades of use of ketogenic diets to treat certain cases of pediatric epilepsy, a body of safety data has accumulated. Nutrient deficiencies would seem to be the obvious issue. Inadequate intake of 17 micronutrients —vitamins and minerals— has been…

WHAT IS THE HEALTHIEST DIET?

[Music] the diet that’s derived exclusively from whole plant foods that’s SOS free and SOS stands for the International symbol of danger and it also stands for salt oil and sugar including refined carbohydrates the best diet is the Whole Foods plant-based low-fat back no…

Is Weight Loss on Ketosis Sustainable?

“Is Weight Loss on Ketosis Sustainable?” The new data is said to debunk “some, if not all, of the popular claims made by extreme carbohydrate restriction.” But what about ketones suppressing your hunger? In the tightly controlled metabolic ward study where the ketogenic diet made…

Flashback Friday: Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test

Flashback Friday: Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test

“Biblical Daniel Fast Put to the Test” Evidently not completely satisfied with the scientific rigor of the dietary trial presented in Daniel 1: 8 through 16, researchers in Tennessee published two papers recently, detailing a series of parallel experiments on a 21-day all-you-can-eat diet “devoid…

Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss

Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss

“Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss” The carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity, the underlying theory that ketogenic diets have some sort of metabolic advantage, has been experimentally falsified. The keto diet’s proponents’ own studies showed the exact opposite: ketogenic diets actually put you at a metabolic…

Flashback Friday: Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden

Flashback Friday: Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden

“Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden” The total surface area of our gut is maybe 3,000 square feet, counting all the little folds, larger than a tennis court, yet only a single layer of cells separates our inner core from the outer chaos. The primary fuel…

Keto Diet Theory Put to the Test

Keto Diet Theory Put to the Test

“Keto Diet Theory Put to the Test” When you don’t eat enough carbohydrates, you force your body to burn more fat. However, this rise in fat burning is often misconstrued as a greater rate of net fat mass reduction on the body. But that ignores…

Is Keto an Effective Cancer Fighting Diet?

Is Keto an Effective Cancer Fighting Diet?

“Is Keto an Effective Cancer-Fighting Diet?” Blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is the universal go-to fuel for the cells throughout our bodies. Our brain burns through a quarter pound of sugar a day, it’s preferred metabolic fuel. Our body can break down proteins…

Are Weight Loss Pills Effective?

Are Weight Loss Pills Effective?

“Are Weight Loss Pills Effective?” Current options for weight loss medications include the ridiculously named Qysmia, a combination of phentermine (the phen in fen-phen) and topiramate, a drug that can cause seizures if you stop it abruptly. It was explicitly rejected multiple times for safety…

CHIP: the Complete Health Improvement Program

CHIP: the Complete Health Improvement Program

[Music] the best kept secret in medicine is that given the right conditions the body can sometimes heal itself and when it comes to cardiovascular disease there’s no substitute for nutritional excellence so Ornish Pritikin Barnard Esselstyn all the great names in evidence-based nutrition but…

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