The Ketogenic Diet – An Overview

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Ketosis is an often misunderstood subject. Its presence is thought to be equal to starvation or a warning sign of something going wrong in your metabolism. But nothing could be farther from the truth, except if you are an ill-treated type 1 diabetic person.[1] Ketones – contrary to popular belief and myth – are a much needed and essential healing energy source in our cells that comes from the normal metabolism of fat.

The entire body uses ketones in a more ...

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The Obesity Epidemic, Courtesy of the Agricultural Industry

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If you love old movies, you’ve noticed that women back in the old days tended to have beautiful hour glass body shapes, a la Marilyn Monroe. Nowadays, such figures have become a rarity because women have become “boxy” in shape. Research suggests there are now five times as many “rectangular-shaped” women than those with the classic Marilyn Monroe hourglass shape. Almost one in two British women fall into the rectangle category, a boy-ish body shape where ...

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Interview with Dr. Symes on Gluten Sensitivity

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In this interview, Dr. Symes from DogtorJ.com discusses the latest research on gluten sensitivity, which reveals how everyone might well be gluten sensitive. It seems that only 1/3 of the population is having symptoms at any given moment, but this doesn’t mean that gluten is not damaging the health of the other 2/3! Perhaps the word “celiac” will be shelved and we’ll be talking about “gluten sensitivity” in the future.

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Speaking Out Against Gluten

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Food sensitivities can manifest not only in a myriad of diseases. Not only that, but chronic illness often involves a state of inappropriate vigilance of our immune/defense system in which food allergy gets involved even if it is not the cause of the problem, leading then to chronic inflammation – which translates into disease.

Most people, including doctors, do not receive ...

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