Category Archives: Obesity

Low Carb Diets “Atkins and Paleo” Found to increase Heart Disease.

Many Low Carb proponents tell people that we have lowered our fat intake and increase our carb load here in the US since the 8Os. I don’t really believe that to be the case based on the the evidence. If … Continue reading

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High-fibre diet helps more than heart

  Eat more fibre and you just may live longer.   That’s the message from the largest study of its kind to find a link between high-fibre diets and lower risks of death not only from heart disease, but from … Continue reading

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Fad Diets? Cholesterol denying and a whole lot more 71 researched videos

http://www.youtube.com/user/PrimitiveNutrition Do you hear people who claim saturated fat is healthy?  Do you hear people claim cholesterol is not a problem as long as you eat a lot of fish oil? Well this is what leads people down the road … Continue reading

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Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter

The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol — the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes — on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide … Continue reading

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High Protein, low carb and health risks (really bad for diabetes)

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/diabetes/news/highprotein.html People do lose weight on high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets, though the weight loss is due to water loss and reduced calories, not to lower insulin levels as the authors claim. Even so, nutrition experts do not recommend these diets. First, … Continue reading

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Bell Fat and Heart Risk

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1382805/Muffin-Tops-beer-belly-double-heart-disease-risk.html?ito=feeds-newsxml Past studies have shown that ‘apple-shaped’ women with fat around their waists are at greater risk than ‘pear-shaped’ women whose fat is on their hips. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, looked at data from 15,923 patients … Continue reading

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