July 9, 2015
My critique of the 2015 study claiming glucose controls hunger better than fructose. Take a closer look—there's no proof in this pudding!
Read more … Fructose Raises Appetite . . . for Better Science
July 3, 2015
Is fructose bad for you? Learn about the differences between fructose and glucose metabolism and why fructose is no worse than glucose when it comes to weight gain, uric acid levels, or cellular energy.
Read more … Has Fructose Been Framed?
September 8, 2014
Some people experience constipation on low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets and worry that it is due to a lack of fiber. If you are one of them, take heart! Fiber is not the answer! What is? Read on…
Read more … Constipation and Ketogenic Diets
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 24, 2013
This post is your go-to guide to histamine intolerance: diagnosis, prevention, treatment, food choices, food handling/storage, and medications to avoid.
Read more … Freshness Counts: Histamine Intolerance
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
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