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Dieter beware: U.S. News & World Report, in its high-profile January cover story on “best diets,” calls the DASH and Mediterranean diets tops for health, though these regimens represent the failed nutritional status quo of the last 50 years. DASH is listed first in the U.S.
Type 2 diabetes remission possible: “Almost a quarter (36/149) of the weight management group achieved weight loss of 15 kg or more at 12 months, compared with none in the control group. Additionally, nearly half of the weight management group (68/149) achieved diabetes remission at 1 year, compared with six (4%) in the control group.”
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How do you make low carb simple for patients? Dr. Unwin explains that carbs break down into surprising amounts of sugar in the body. In the sixth part of our low carb for doctors series, Dr. Unwin explains how doctors can explain the concept of low carb in simple terms to their patients…
Remember the sexy dance Jamie Lee Curtis did in True Lies? Now, instead of Arnold, her co-star is a cup of Activia yogurt where she talks about probiotic digestive system regulation something something. I bring up Jamie because she was the first one I ever heard say “eat less, move more” as the secret to weight loss.
Overweight and nearing 50, I made a decision to take up jogging. I know what you’re thinking: “That’s a terrific idea, Scott. It always goes smoothly when a fat guy suddenly takes up vigorous exercise in the summer heat. Your success is assured and you should get one of those genius grants for being a genius.”
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.