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Studies Find Ketogenic Diets Promote Longevity and Memory in Mice | Big Think

Studies Find Ketogenic Diets Promote Longevity and Memory in Mice

Ketogenic diets are this year’s weight-loss silver bullet. While we should approach every diet with a healthy dose of skepticism, the more studies being conducted on ketosis-the state your body enters when producing elevated amounts of ketone bodies, which are constructed via fatty acid metabolism in your liver-the more the benefits are accruing.

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HAES, Health At Every Size

I thought I Supported HAES. I was wrong.

You may have heard of the Health At Every Size, or the HAES, movement. Considering myself a person against weight stigma who fights daily for people of all sizes to treat themselves and others with respect, I thought we’d get along. I joined a HAES group on Facebook, because hey, aren’t we in this together?


Yoni Freedhoff has tackled these falsehoods elegantly and logically in his article Why HAES May Never Go Mainstream. James Fell also ran into a deep well of illogic when trying to clarify the views of HAES proponents in his piece The Problem With Health at Every Size.

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A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain – Vox

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain

Cathryn Jakobson Ramin’s back pain started when she was 16, on the day she flew off her horse and landed on her right hip. For the next four decades, Ramin says her back pain was like a small rodent nibbling at the base of her spine.

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Your Brain on Plants: The Ultimate Guide to Micronutrients and Mental Health – Diagnosis:Diet

Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health

Do vegetarian and vegan diets contain the micronutrients our brains need to function properly? Or do they put people at risk for serious deficiencies that increase the likelihood of developing psychiatric disorders? In my last post, Food Fights: Are Vegan Diets Healthier for the Brain?

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Love It Or Loath It? Why Self-Awareness Is The Real Key To Weight Loss | Body for Wife

Love It Or Loath It? Why Self-Awareness Is The Real Key To Weight Loss

Spent some time feeling inferior, standing in front of my mirror. – Rod Stewart, Every Picture Tells a Story I am not quite Chewbacca. But it doesn’t bother me. In fact, when I’m in the shower and look down at the wall of hair, I think: I can dig it.

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We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong? – Vox

We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?

It’s one of the most hotly contested areas of dieting: How much do carbohydrates matter when it comes to weight loss? If you ask a number of celebrities and authors of diet books, it’s pasta, bread, and cookies that stand between you and a svelte physique.

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Halle Berry Explains Why She’s on a Ketogenic Diet – Diet Doctor

Halle Berry touting a Ketogenic Diet is hardly good critical reasoning for a Ketogenic Diet but here it is anyway.

Halle Berry Explains Why She’s on a Ketogenic Diet – Diet Doctor

Actress and beauty icon Halle Berry is another celebrity who has adopted the ketogenic diet, as a means to stay in top shape and keep her type 1 diabetes in check. Watch the video above to hear what foods she consumes and the idea behind the keto diet.

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The Exercise Myth | Body for Wife

James Fell on FaceBook Sun, Aug 6, 2017:

“For years I’ve extolled the virtues of exercise as a way to control your eating behaviors and sculpt your physique into something that looks great and performs amazing feats. And I have been wrong.”

The Exercise Myth

Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via Internet…

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To Lose Weight, You Need To Stop Lying To Yourself | Body for Wife

To Lose Weight, You Need To Stop Lying To Yourself

Many want to lose weight. And keep it off. Let’s not forget that “keep it off” part. I just didn’t want the title of this piece to get too long. So, what are these lies people tell themselves about weight loss? Is it about ignoring calories because they’re totally, like,…

The video James fell says you may wish to watch but then parenthetically says is no longer available can be found here:

To Lose Weight, You Need To Stop Lying To Yourself

Many want to lose weight. And keep it off. Let’s not forget that “keep it off” part. I just didn’t want the title of this piece to get too long. So, what are these lies people tell themselves about weight loss? Is it about ignoring calories because they’re totally, like,…

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