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Your go-to guide to ketogenic diets includes how to get started, how to determine macronutrient requirements, info about keto adaptation, tips for success, recommended resources and more!
Read more … Ketogenic Diets 101
June 10, 2020
Understand how nutritional epidemiological studies are performed and why they perpetuate confusion about the relationship between food and health.
Read more … The Problem with Epidemiological Studies
July 1, 2019
Ketogenic diets can have profound effects on mental health. Learn how with these videos, podcasts, and professional services resources.
Read more … Ketogenic Diets for Mental Health: A Guide to Resources
March 31, 2018
New science is emerging that offers a more hopeful path for people with Alzheimer’s disease. A new study explores whether ketone supplements and low-carb diets could help.
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September 5, 2017
Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.
Read more … Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health
March 18, 2016
Dr. Fung takes aim at tired myths about weight control and shoots each of them dead. He convincingly argues that obesity is a hormonal disorder and explains how to eat to rebalance your hormones.
Read more … Book Review: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung MD
February 20, 2016
This post offers an in-depth look at how histamine forms, how it behaves in the body, why some people are more sensitive to it, and why responses are so unpredictable.
Read more … Histamine Intolerance: Understanding the Science
December 22, 2015
A fun holiday poem a la Dr. Seuss to whet your appetite for my more detailed analysis of the WHO report proclaiming that red and processed meats cause cancer.
Read more … The Grinch, the WHO, Red Meat and Cancer: A Holiday Poem
October 29, 2015
The new US Dietary Guidelines are about to be unleashed on the American people. This past February, the Advisory Committee reviewed the latest research and submitted its recommendations. But can we trust them?
Read more … New Dietary Guidelines Hazardous to Your Health?
July 20, 2015
Does fructose cause fatty liver, gout, cancer, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease? The research says NO—excess sugar and insulin resistance are to blame!
Read more … Why Sugar Is Bad for You: A Summary of the Research
August 9, 2014
Before trying a ketogenic diet, if you take these medications or have one of these medical or psychiatric conditions, consult with a clinician first.
Read more … Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe for Everyone?
A review of Jimmy Moore and Dr. Eric Westman's excellent new book about the how and why of ketogenic diets for health and weight loss.
Read more … Book Review: Welcome, Keto Clarity!
May 26, 2013
Learn how certain foods interfere with thyroid hormone production and how dietary changes can improve your symptoms.
Read more … Foods that Cause Hypothyroidism
April 14, 2013
Despite the acrobatics researchers Koeth and Hazen perform in an attempt to link the carnitine in red meat to heart disease, their experiments fail to show a plausible connection.
Read more … Does Carnitine from Red Meat Cause Heart Disease?
April 6, 2013
Mainstream nutrition advice instructs us to avoid meat and opt instead for a plant-based diet. But how healthy were Eskimos and other people around the world who ate all-meat diets?
Read more … The History of All-Meat Diets
March 12, 2013
Meet Anne: a dedicated woman who successfully lost weight using ketosis—a high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carb diet—and documented her progress along the way.
Read more … Ketosis Done Right—Meet Anne
March 10, 2013
Is extreme ketosis good for you? It wasn't good for me . . . Plus, results of ketogenic diet blood tests after 4 weeks on Dr. Seyfried's keto for cancer diet.
Read more … Ketosis for Cancer: Week 5—Ketogenic Diet Blood Tests
February 28, 2013
Week 4 of my attempt to follow Dr. Seyfried's ketogenic diet, including keto-adaptation challenges, effects on my hormonal cycle, and a dairy experiment.
Read more … Keto for Cancer: Week 4—Keto-adaptation Challenges
February 21, 2013
How does being sick on a ketogenic diet affect the body? My attempt to stick to Dr. Seyfried's cancer diet recommendations while enduring the common cold.
Read more … Keto for Cancer: Week 3—Being Sick on a Ketogenic Diet
February 14, 2013
The important relationship between protein and ketosis: How I finally got my ketones above 4.0 mM, as Dr. Seyfried recommends for people with cancer.
Read more … Keto for Cancer: Week 2—Protein and Ketosis
February 7, 2013
Why I broke my fast: A detailed account of my transition from fasting to a ketogenic diet, inspired by Prof Seyfried's book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.
Read more … Keto for Cancer: Week 1—My Transition to Ketosis
February 2, 2013
What happens to ketones, blood sugar, and appetite during a 3-day fast? A detailed account of my fasting experiment inspired by Dr. Seyfried's book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.
Read more … Seyfried's Cancer Diet: My Fasting Jump-Start to Ketosis
January 29, 2013
Which diets work best for treating and preventing cancer? Low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets based on Thomas Seyfried's book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.
Read more … What Causes Cancer Part IV: Got Hope?
January 27, 2013
How does the ketogenic diet work to slow cancer growth? Read a summary of Dr. Thomas Seyfried's recommendations about how to treat cancer using ketogenic diets.
Read more … What Causes Cancer Part III: Dietary Treatment of Cancer
January 20, 2013
How damage to mitochondria causes cancer. Part 2 of a 4-part series about Thomas Seyfried's vitally important book, Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.
Read more … What Causes Cancer Part II: Mitochondria and Cancer
January 19, 2013
Cancer may not be caused by genetic mutations after all. Thomas Seyfried's new book makes a powerful argument for cancer as a metabolic (dietary) disease.
Read more … What Causes Cancer? Part I
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