Health

29 MARCH 2013

Low carb diets and heart disease – What are we afraid of?

It seems that the medical establishment still does not feel comfortable with suggesting low carb diets for people with heart disease. It seems that they are afraid of something or another.

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28 MARCH 2013

Cutting Out the Sugar Cravings in Your Diet

Some food manufacturers engineer products to contain (from their point of view) the optimal balance of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Then when you eat them you feel maximum crave and keep eating, drinking and buying more of their products. Its what they call your bliss point!

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28 MARCH 2013

Can You Smell Obesity?

It turns out that obesity may be detectable as a gas, thanks to organisms that inhabit our gut. In a study pqblished in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers extend our knowledge about the hidden universe of the that live within us to show that obesity is associated with certain populations of microbes that give off a distinctive gas.

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28 MARCH 2013

World Bank Links Obesity to High Food Prices

World Bank: Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world’s poorest people toward “undernutrition” and obesity.

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Low Carb Food
27 MARCH 2013

Cancer and cooking: How my low carb diet is helping me to fight this disease

This treatment has been very succesful and has lead to Hannah making lifestyle changes, including switching to a low carbohydrate diet with no sugar.

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27 MARCH 2013

Kids Who Exercise Are Less Likely to Have Fractures in Old Age

Physical activity, such as the exercise children get in school gym classes, is important for fighting obesity, but the latest research suggests it may help to keep bones strong as well.

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24 MAY 2012

The Evolutionary Diet

When we look at how many diseases there are connected to excessive weight gain and high blood pressure and we see the numbers of these diseases seem to be on the increase day by day, it does rather raise the issue about whether or not our current Western diet is actually the major factor, or cause, of these cardiovascular diseases, such as hypertension, stroke and diabetes.

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