Download the FREE E-book:

Download your free guide to refined carbohydrates and get notified of Dr. Ede's latest posts.

Free Download

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.

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?

This post is your go-to guide to histamine intolerance: diagnosis, prevention, treatment, food choices, food handling/storage, and medications to avoid.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Which diets work best for treating and preventing cancer? Low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets based on Thomas Seyfried's book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease.

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. 

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.

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.

Did you know potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers and goji berries can be toxic to your digestive and nervous systems? Discover the fascinating science of nightshades.

All you need to know about Nectresse and monkfruit extract—ingredients, safety information, taste, and effects on blood sugar and insulin levels.

Could you improve (or even cure) your ADHD by eliminating specific foods from your diet? European studies that placed children with ADHD on restricted diets showed significant results.

While many parents suspect sugar plays a role in their children’s behavior, studies conducted in the 1980s and 1990s debunked this theory. But maybe we shouldn't abandon this line of thought so quickly.

The two key brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) in ADHD are dopamine and norepinephrine. Protein and fat play a critical role in their regulation. Can we rebalance our brain chemistry with our diet?

Get answers to common questions about cranberries and health. Does cranberry juice prevent urinary tract infections? Why are cranberries sour?

As fall approaches, let's take a look at our favorite pumpkins and squashes. Are they really the vitamin-A-rich, cancer-fighting powerhouses we are told they are?

Can people with gout eat meat? What is the best diet for gout? In this post we take a closer look at purines, alcohol, and sugar in the management of gout.

Public health officials and nutrition experts love to sing the praises of the virtuous cruciferous vegetable family. But could crucifers have a dark side?

Could your diet prevent mania, mood swings, depression, or anxiety? Sound far-fetched? Maybe not. Dietary changes can have very powerful effects on brain chemistry—especially low carb diets.

People are often told that bipolar disorders are the result of a “chemical imbalance” that must be corrected with medications . . . but what causes this chemical imbalance?