Why Low Carb Is High in Fat – Not Protein

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Interesting article from the diet doctor that answers the question of how much protein you need for optimal health and weight loss. Why should a low-carb diet be high in fat, and not high in protein? I’ve often recommended switching to a diet higher in natural fats and lower in... more

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Carbs Linked to Lung Cancer?

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com/food/carbs-linked-to-lung-cancer?cid=NL_WHSTH_-_030916_EatingCarbsIncreasedRiskofCancer&smartcode=YN_0022339945_0001544963 more

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Are Dietary Guidelines Making Us Fatter?

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  Dr. Eades introduced me to the low carb lifestyle and I am forever grateful. He and his wife, Dr. Mary Dan Eades, have a no nonsense approach to low carb eating that is firmly grounded in science. I have to share his latest blog post that illustrates in charts... more

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Is Diabetes a Disease Manufactured by Drug Companies?

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  Well, not entirely, but it could be argued that pharmaceutical companies have fueled the diabetes epidemic. I read a post the other day that stated if diabetics stopped taking the low fat high carb diet advice and ate low carb diets, at least five drug companies would go bankrupt.... more

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Science trumping Myths!

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Here are a couple great Scientific articles discussing that nutrients matter more than calories and carbohydrate creates obesity and disease NOT fat! I love science! Both articles are short and in plain English. Also, great articles to share with friends who think low carb is a fad. http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2015/04/21/bjsports-2015-094911.full http://www.nutritionjrnl.com/article/S0899-9007%2814%2900332-3/pdf   more

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2015 The Year of Fat?

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  Time magazine has 6 predictions of food trends for 2015.  #1 is we eat more fat.  Can we finally get over our fat phobia?     1. The Rise of Fat For most health-conscious people, fat ranks right up there on the no-no list with nicotine and smog. But... more

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Low Carb Diet: Fat or Fiction?

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Investigative report on the low carb diet.  Worth watching!     more

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Cholesterol? Good or Bad?

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This professor of comparative biosciences has some interesting ideas about cholesterol.  Namely, that is is essential to human health and high LDL cholesterol is a sign of amino acid deficiency, specifically tryptophan.  High carb diets that get protein from grains such as wheat, corn and rice may lack adequate supplies... more

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High Fat Diet Being Studied for Parkinson’s

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  This story came from The Portland Business Journal where I live.  The study is based on a ketogenic diet.  The study is very strict on nutrient ratios – 80% fat; 15% protein; 5% carbohydrate. Here is the goal of the diet: “The diet forces the body to burn fats,... more

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News Flash – Low Carb Diets Better than Low Fat Diets

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The science just keeps pouring in and it is getting harder to argue against the significant results of a low carb diet.  On every health marker, the low carb dieters triumph. Even heart disease is reduced on a low carb diet.  That is the one concern I heard everyone bring... more

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