Ketogenic Diet – Protein and Carb Counter for Dummies

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This is a “what you see is what you get” rough guide for those folks on a ketogenic diet and who are having trouble estimating their protein intake – which should be between 0.8 to 1.5  grams of protein per kg of ideal body weight per day. More than that will likely stimulate insulin way too much. Notice that the 1.5 gram upper limit is typically for those doing endurance exercise. The average person must stay between 0.8 and 1 ...

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Fatty Liver and Foie Gras: When Humans Are Forced-Fed Sugar

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Foie gras is a French gourmet delicacy. It is delicious and extremely fatty. Foie gras” translates to “fatty liver” in English and in order to make it, geese or ducks are forced-fed large amounts of a wet mash of corn. Their livers balloon up to about 6-10 times their normal size and are packed full of fat. This serves as a clear picture of the fattening effects of carbs and how it promotes a fatty deposition in the liver. It ...

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On Viral “Junk” DNA, a DNA Enhancing Ketogenic Diet, and Cometary Kicks

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“Junk” DNA includes a whole subset of names such as introns, retrotransposable elements, and non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs). In fact, ncRNAs are often located near genes known to be important to both stem cells and cancer, to serve as enhancer elements which promote their gene expression.[1]  Stem cells are the cells that have the potential to turn into lots of other cells. So this junk DNA can influence how stem cells specifically differentiate into multiple cell types.

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