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A Look at Keto Research in 2017

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December 23, 2017

The keto diet is extremely popular as a way to lose weight and improve overall health, with keto research strongly supporting these outcomes. Yet, despite that, ketosis is also a controversial approach. (more…)

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23 Studies on Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets — Time to Retire The Fad

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December 23, 2017

Few things have been debated as much as “carbohydrates vs fat.” (more…)

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Increasing Adiposity Consequence or Cause of Overeating?

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December 23, 2017

Ninety years ago, an editorial in JAMA questioned the prevailing approach to obesity treatment: (more…)

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Coconut Oil Is Still Fine — Not Great, But Fine

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December 23, 2017

It’s no wonder people love coconut oil. It’s a fat that gets you less fat. It tastes delicious in that saturated-fatty kind of way, but without the stigma of butter. It smells delicious. It makes for a pretty good stir-fry. Also, it evokes the beach, and the whole “wellness” lifestyle — in which coconut oil plays a prominent role — pairs well with beach Instagrams.

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The Science of Fat-Loss: Why a Calorie Isn’t Always a Calorie

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December 23, 2017

Calorie counting can work, but it’s often based on pseudo-science. (more…)

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Dr. David Ludwig clears up carbohydrate confusion

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December 23, 2017

When our country embraced low-fat diets, we also unwittingly committed ourselves to carbohydrates. As nutrition research has advanced, however, we’ve learned that healthy fats are an important part of a well-balanced diet, and that carbohydrate quality is crucial to health. (more…)

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New discovery could explain metabolic benefits of low-carb diet

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December 23, 2017

Researchers have made a discovery that could explain why a low-carb, high-fat diet can promote healthy aging and prevent age-related diseases. (more…)

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Low carbohydrate diets should be considered for diabetes management

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December 23, 2017

Following a reduced carbohydrate diet can help to lower blood glucose levels, providing a safe and effective strategy for managing diabetes, new research by London Metropolitan University suggests.

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Cholesterol levels improve with weight loss, healthy fat-rich diet

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December 23, 2017

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study finds that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. (more…)

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Cutting Through the Fat: The Truth Behind the Ketogenic Diet

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December 23, 2017

If you could tap into >40,000 calories of your fat fuel during endurance exercise instead of relying on your maximum 2,000 calorie storage of carbohydrate fuel, would you do it? (more…)

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The fat-fueled brain: unnatural or advantageous? – Scientific American Blog Network

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December 23, 2017

Disclaimer: First things first. Please note that I am in no way endorsing nutritional ketosis as a supplement to, or a replacement for medication.

Source: The fat-fueled brain: unnatural or advantageous? – Scientific American Blog Network

You can read more on this site: BRAIN, LIVIN’ ON KETONES – A MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE LOOK AT THE KETOGENIC DIET

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Low Carb Diets: Key Biomarkers to Monitor

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December 23, 2017

The concern for safety is a common theme in diets that reduce dietary carbohydrate intake. (more…)

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