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Large diet study suggests it’s carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health

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December 21, 2017

A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head. (more…)

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The cholesterol and calorie hypotheses are both dead — it is time to focus on the real culprit: insulin...

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December 21, 2017

Emerging evidence shows that insulin resistance is the most important predictor of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. (more…)

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

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December 21, 2017

I’ve been eating a high-fat, carb-restricted diet for almost 20 years, since I started as an experiment when investigating nutrition research for the journal Science. (more…)

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Don’t believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren’t likely to kill you

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December 21, 2017

Last month, the American Heart Assn. once again went after butter, steak and especially coconut oil with this familiar warning: The saturated fats in these foods cause heart disease. (more…)

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Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health

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December 20, 2017

If you’re a cheese lover, you will welcome the results of this new study with open arms. Researchers suggest that eating around 40 grams (or 1.41 ounces) of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. (more…)

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7 health benefits of Silicon Valley’s favorite diet – a high-fat fad that has techies eating bacon and butter

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December 20, 2017

The ketogenic or “keto” diet has been called the holy grail of good health and weight loss by some doctors and bloggers. On the flip side, it’s a nutritionist’s nightmare. (more…)

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Can you really lose weight eating gobs of butter on the keto diet?

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December 20, 2017

The ketogenic weight-loss craze is fueled by a controversial theory that eating fat spurs the body to burn fat. (more…)

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Low-Carb Diet May be the Key to Weight Loss and Increased Lifespan: Study

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December 20, 2017

The good news is that according to a study, published in journal Cell Metabolism, switching to a ketogenic diet, which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates may not only help in losing weight, but also increase longevity and improve physical strength. (more…)

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KETOGENIC DIET NEWS AND RESEARCH

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December 20, 2017

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet primarily used to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet mimics aspects of starvation by forcing the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. (more…)

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