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Category: Research Blog

Neuroprotection with Keto

Keto can protect your brain Most people use the ketogenic diet for weight loss. That is by far its most popular use; however, these people are gaining much more than they ever thought possible. It’s like buying a ticket to Florida and finding out you won a scuba diving trip with Leonardo DiCapario. You get…
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Hyperinsulinemia Leads to Dysglycemia

What’s a real predictor of diabetes? What is the real definition of diabetes? It is a little harder to define than some may think… Doctors usually measure and diagnose it through high blood sugars. The American Diabetes Association focuses only on glucose in their diagnostic section.[1] Because they talk only of blood sugar, we must assume they…
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High Carb Alzheimer’s

Thanks to high-carb evangelism, we now have a type 3 diabetes… We all know about the 2 types of diabetes, right? There is type 1 where someone is unable to produce adequate insulin to take care of glucose metabolism. Then there is type 2 where someone is insulin resistant, and there cells no longer want…
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Neuronal Autophagy

Charge up your brain with autophagy Are you looking to avoid Alzheimer’s? Sounds like a pretty silly question if you ask me. Of course. Who wouldn’t want that? But if you really want tangible brain health, then you must look at the implications of autophagy. Autophagy is the recycling system of the body.[1] In the…
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Dangers of Fructose

Fructose is your new mortal enemy We all know that impaired glucose metabolism is diabetes in a nutshell. But we also know glucose is not the only component in sugar. So what about the other component of sugar? Does it also lead to metabolic disease? We spend a lot of time looking at the concerns…
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Evidence for Dietary Guidelines?

They had hard evidence when they implemented our dietary guidelines… They did nothing with it. What would you say if those who formed our modern guidelines were liars? That’s a pretty outrageous claim, but sadly, it is the truth. They spent all their time demonizing fat but had no evidence to do so. In fact, there…
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Autophagy – Impact on Your Infarct

Myocardial Infarction? Autophagy can help with that.. Have you ever wondered if our body has some sort of cleansing system? We are constantly moving organisms, and our cells are constantly growing, dividing, and dying. There is so much movement in our mundane looking bodies. There must be a specific way by which our bodies clean…
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Vitamin K2 for Cardio Health

A little known vitamin can save your life… “Vitamin K2 has promising potential to be used as treatment or prevention for the development of vascular calcification.”[1] Needless to say, calcification in your arteries is not good. It is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular morbidity and disease. Pretty much, your body is building bone…
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Truth Behind Atherosclerosis

What is really to blame for heart disease? Well, it’s certainly not cholesterol that causes atherosclerosis. Most researchers understand that by now. But most of the public and general practitioners do not. We still look at the same old risk factors, like LDL cholesterol. But that cholesterol is not inherently bad – it has very…
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Mitochondria and Insulin Resistance

Do mitochondria play a role in insulin resistance? Do you think having mitochondrial dysfunction might play a role in metabolism of glucose? Maybe… The name “insulin resistance” should be somewhat self-explanatory. It is a chronic condition where your body does not respond to insulin like it should. That then translates to poor glucose metabolism. Thus, diabetes…
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