Tag: low-carb diets

Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

“Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity” A 2014 systematic review and meta-analysis of dietary patterns and depression concluded that a healthy diet pattern was significantly associated with the reduced odds of depression. But out of the 21 studies they could find in the medical literature, they were only able to find one randomized controlled…


What Causes Insulin Resistance?

What Causes Insulin Resistance? Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding. If you take young, healthy people, split them up into two groups, half on a fat-rich diet, and half on a carb rich diet, within just two days, this is what happens. The glucose intolerance skyrockets in the fat group. In…


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…