diabetes

Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There’s Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C » Tweet

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The Most Delicious Way to Burn Fat

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I’ve sung the praises of coconut oil for a long time. The fat in coconut oil — a form of saturated fat known as MCT (medium chain triglycerides) — is among the healthiest fat in the world. It contains fatty acids such as lauric acid and caprylic acid known to be anti-viral and anti-microbial. And […]

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A Moving Apology From a Mainstream MD

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Dr. Attia was a mainstream surgeon who swallowed all the mainstream stuff about diabetes and obesity until he received an unexpected diagnosis that changed his life. Although the realizations that he comes to—the weight gain is driven by hormones, not calories, and that diabetes and obesity are metabolic diseases of carbohydrate metabolism—is stuff the folks […]

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8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk of Dying Early

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Back in 2007, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) together with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) issued their official recommendations on diet, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. They based these recommendations on the best and most comprehensive scientific evidence currently available. I’m going to tell you what these 8 recommendations […]

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Diabetes: Prevention and Cure

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It’s almost impossible to talk about diabetes these days without also mentioning its constant companion: obesity. In fact, the two have become so linked that health practitioners have come up with their own nickname for the pair, a kind of medical version of “Brangelina”-they call it Diabesity. According to Linda Geiss, a statistician with the […]

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Statin Drugs May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Canadian Press 01-25-13 TORONTO – Health Canada has updated the labeling for commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to warn users they may be at a small increased risk of developing diabetes. The department announced the change Thursday, 11 months after the Food and Drug Administration took similar action in the United States. Toronto-based drug […]

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Beyonce & PepsiCo: The $50 Million Deal With The Devil

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This is a guest article by my friend, Kristin Wartman. Kristin is one of the most thoughtful– and thought-provoking– writers I know on the subject of food, nutrition and health. I think you’ll love this article. Check out Kristin’s blog on the Huffington Post. There was good news this week with several cities reporting declining […]

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Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep

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Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep, According to New Research (courtesy of the National Sleep Foundation) In a study that challenges the long-held notion that the primary function of sleep is to give rest to the brain, researchers have found that not getting enough shut-eye has a harmful impact on fat cells, reducing by 30 […]

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Modest Weight Loss Has Lasting Benefits

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2012) — Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade’s worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 120th Annual Convention. With a focus on psychology’s role in overcoming the national obesity […]

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150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: Dandelion

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Dandelion is a remedy for many disorders. It’s been used in every herbal tradition all over the world for its many health benefits. You can sometimes buy whole dandelion greens and/or roots in the produce section of the health food store. Here are some cleansing supplements that include dandelion in the formulation: PaleoCleanse by Designs […]

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Skipping Sleep Can Lead to Diabetes

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A study in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that not getting enough sleep, or getting poor-quality sleep, can make you fat and eventually lead to diabetes. Unlike past epidemiological studies, this one looked at people sequestered in a lab over a six-week period. Doing this allowed researchers to mimic third-shift work, jet lag, and […]

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Slowing Down to Eat Reduces Your Diabetes Risk

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If you want to reduce your risk for diabetes, slow down. That’s what a new study presented at the joint International Congress of Endocrinology and European Congress of Endocrinology concluded. People who mindlessly devoured their food in this study were two and a half times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with those […]

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