Tag: animal fat

Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

caffeine consumption both in Asian and Western populations appears to protect against the development of Parkinson’s disease but what if you already have it a new study found that giving folks the equivalent of about two cups of coffee a day worth of caffeine significantly improve symptoms of the disease of course it’s only so…


Fennel Seeds for Menstrual Cramps and PMS

“Fennel Seeds for Menstrual Cramps and PMS” Ninety percent of women report having painful menstrual cramps at least some of the time. Around the Mediterranean fennel seeds have been traditionally used to relieve painful menstruation. We call them seeds, but they’re actually whole little fruits. Hard to create placebo seeds, though, so they used a…


Can Morbid Obesity Be Reversed Through Diet?

“Can Morbid Obesity Be Reversed Through Diet?” Dr. Walter Kempner introduced the first comprehensive dietary program to treat chronic kidney disease, and in doing so also revolutionized the treatment of other disorders, including obesity. Kempner was Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Duke, where he came up with the so-called “rice diet,” which basically consisted of…


What Causes Diabetes?

“What Causes Diabetes?” After about age 20, we may have all the insulin-producing beta cells we’re ever going to have in our pancreas, and so if we lose them, we may lose them for good. Autopsy studies show that by the time type 2 diabetes is diagnosed we may have already killed off half of…


How to Prevent Blood Sugar and Triglyceride Spikes after Meals

standard American meals rich in processed junk and meat and dairy lead to exaggerated spikes in sugar and fat in the blood this generates free radicals and the oxidative stress triggers a biochemical cascade throughout our circulation damaging proteins in our body inducing inflammation crippling our artery function thickening our blood and causing a fight-or-flight…


How to Change Your Enterotype

“How to Change Your Enterotype” If whatever gut flora enterotype we are could play an important role in our risk of developing chronic diet-associated diseases, the next question is can we alter our gut microbiom by altering our diet? And the answer is diet can rapidly and reproducibly alter the bacteria in our gut. There’s…


Are Fatty Foods Addictive?

the food industry like the tobacco companies and other drug lords have been able to come up with products that tap into that seam dopamine reward system why a picture of a cheeseburger rather than sugary soda pop well now we know fat have similar effects on the brain as well you feed some people…


Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet

“Bacterial Vaginosis and Diet” In the same way fermented pickles, kimchi, and sauerkraut foster the growth of good bacteria like lactobacillus by maintaining an acidic environment, so does the human vagina. The normal pH of one’s vagina is that of tomato juice. Once it starts creeping up to that of, coffee,though, an overgrowth of bad…


Which Seaweed Is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?

unfortunately as the traditional diets of Eastasia westernize their breast cancer rates have risen which some have linked to a quadrupling of animal product consumption this is the breast cancer rate of Japanese women in Japan if they emigrate to the United States within ten years they’re up to here and if they hang around…


Vinegar and Artery Function

“Vinegar and Artery Function” There was a famous study from Harvard published back in ’99 that found that women who used oil-and-vinegar salad dressing about every day went on to have fewer than half the fatal heart attacks compared to women who hardly ever used it. Less than half the risk of the #1 killer…