Tag: kidney health

Eggs and Diabetes

“Eggs and Diabetes” Type 2 diabetes is becoming a world pandemic. We know the consumption of eggs is related to the development of some other chronic diseases… what about diabetes? Researchers found a stepwise increase in risk the more and more eggs people ate. Eating just a single egg a week appeared to increase the…


Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO

“Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO” Metabolomics is a term used to describe the measurement of multiple metabolites in biological specimens like bodily fluids with the goal of identifying molecular signatures. For example, if you compared the metabolic profile of those with severe heart disease to those with clean arteries maybe we could come…


Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-­Based Diets

[Music] 20 patients with allergic eczema were placed on a vegetarian diet for two months and their disease scores covering both objective and subjective science and symptoms were cut in half similar to AC using one of our most powerful drugs the drug worked quicker within about two weeks but since side effects may include…


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…


Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold

“Fighting Lupus With Turmeric: Good as Gold” Different autoimmune diseases tend to target different organs. If our immune system attacks the insulin-producing cells in our pancreas, we can end up with Type 1 diabetes. If our immune system attacks our thyroid gland, we can end up with hypothyroidism. But in the autoimmune disease lupus, our…


The Downside of Green Smoothies

“The Downside of Green Smoothies” If you split women into two groups and tell them to eat as much soup as they want, but half are given big spoons and told to eat fast, and the other group is given small spoons and told to eat slow, the slow group ended up feeling more satiated…


Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?

[Music] following flax and wheatgrass turmeric is the third best-selling botanical dietary supplement racking up 12 million dollars in sales increasing at a rate of about 20 percent curcumin is a natural plant product extracted from turmeric root used commonly as of food add to pops their fourths Pleasant mild aroma an exotic yellow color…


Preventing Kidney Failure Through Diet

“Preventing Kidney Failure through Diet” Our kidneys are highly vascular organs. That’s why they look so red inside. After all, our two little kidneys have to filter through our entire blood supply, and as such, receive about 20% of our cardiac output, every time our heart contracts. And so, if the standard American diet is…


Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate

“Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate” High blood pressure is not the only harmful effect of too much salt— it’s also been tied with stomach cancer, kidney stones, bone loss, obesity even, direct damage to our kidneys and heart, but as I reviewed before, there is a consensus that dietary sodium plays…