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    Top 10 tips to lose weight on low carb for women 40+

    When Samantha Dalby emailed us last month, she was frustrated and confused. The 50-year-old nurse practitioner from Ontario, Canada, had been eating low-carb diet for more than five years. Originally she had done very well on it, keeping her weight at a healthy and stable 152 lbs (76 kg) on her 57 (174 cm) frame. But then, about 18 months ago, she went through menopause  her last period was 12 months ago. Suddenly the weight started creeping up. What had worked so well was no longer working for her. Its a scary time because it feels like what is happening in your body is out of your control, on so…

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    The Worlds 1st Molecular Robot Has Just Been Created by UK Scientists

    We marvel at movies like Ant Man,Inner Space, and Fantastic Voyage, where someone or something can shrink down to the nanoscale and navigate a microscopic world. Although shrinking something down with some type of laser or energy field is all but impossible today, we are beginning to exact more and more control over tinier and tinier environments. The new and growing branch of nanotechnology promises much. In the near future, experts predict that nanosensors will be used inside our bodies to monitor our health and alert us to disease or even an oncoming health crisis. Nanosensors could also monitor the environment. Another exciting application is creating the next generation of materials with novel properties. These…

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    Ketogenic Diets Have "Profound Effect on Brain Function

    Ketogenic diets are this years weight-loss silver bullet 2. 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. Weight loss is a continually trending topic, though such popular pastimes sometimes lead to deeper inquiry.In the case of ketogenic diets, two new studies published in Cell Metabolism show how cutting back carbohydrates and intermittent fasting not only helps with weight, but may stretch out your life while improving your memory along the way in mice, at least.…

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    10 Reasons Why Low Fat is NOT High Nutrition

    Low fat is bad news Fortunately, the low fat dogma of the late 20th century and early 21st century is sloooowly being accepted as the awful nutrition advice it really is. As a matter of fact, Sweden recently became theA?first Western nationA?to adopt a low-carb, high-fat approach to nutrition. Way to go, Sweden! When I explain the importance of dietary fat to my curious friends and clients, I prefer a simple explanation from a biological standpoint, which I share in this post.A?I find this is more effective than handing them a thick stack of the controlled studies showing that saturated fat consumption doesna??t cause heart disease. But if you want…

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    How to Cut Fat on a Ketogenic or Low Carb Diet (and Why You Might Want To)

    Reduce fat intake? On a low carb or ketogenic diet? Amy, have you doneA?lost yo’ mind? You know people use the abbreviation a??LCHF,a?? right? And that means low carbA?high fat, right? Yes. Yes, I know. But remember whatA?Ted Naiman, MD, said: Ia??ve heard from many,A?manyA?people who are struggling to lose body fat on a low carb or ketogenic diet. And whileA?there are many possible reasons for this, the simplest, most obvious, and mostA?commonA?one is, theya??re eating too darn much fat. Too much fat? On a ketogenic diet? What is this madness you speak of? Too much fat. On a ketogenic diet. ThisA?isA?possible. It is, as they say, a??a thing.a?? Remember:…

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    Why Ketogenic Diet is the Healthiest Diet. It Kills Cancer, Treats Depression, Migraines, and Autism

    The nutritional ketosis may be the solution for numerous health conditions, and the first one is obesity. A ketogenic diet makes your body start burning the fat from the body instead of burning carbohydrates. And for this, you will need to intake about 60-70% beneficial fats in your daily diet, like raw nuts like macadamia nuts and pecans, avocado, organic pastured eggs, grass-pastured butter and coconut oil. In this diet, there is little carb intake and thus results in burning the fats. And also there is a little amount of sugar for your body to use, so it turns toward te fats. Ketones are produced in this body state, which…

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    7 Tips on How to Treat IBS

    Recently, I received many questions about healing my IBS problems with a ketogenic diet. A?While the diet itself was key in my treatment, there are some other supporting components that contributed (and is still contributing) to my success. 1. Ditch the grains Yes, I know ita??s hard, but ita??s so worth getting your health turned around. A?Seriously. Coming from an Italian family, the though of not having bread or pasta with a meal made me sick. Literally. Fortunately, when following a low-carb diet, grains are virtually removed. A?Be sure to check for additives to products like low-carb bread products, salad dressings, sauces, etc. 2. Test for allergies and avoid them…

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    6 Ways to Troubleshoot the Ketogenic Diet

    Ketogenic Diet Success Checklist The following factors determine the success of achieving our natural state of ketosis. Without addressing these physiological functions, the diet can be a stress rather than a healing. In order to thrive on ketosis, these factors must be in place: Fat digestion.A?Before we burn fat, we have to digest it. We need adequate bile and lipase to convert fat into fuel. Leaky gut.A?A?Starting keto with a leaky gut can make the condition worse. Poorly digested fats further stress the health of the gut. Adrenal support. The period of conversion between sugar-burning and fat-burning places a huge demand adrenal function Detoxification help.A?Converting to a fat-burning state mobilizes…

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    5 Reasons to Avoid Almond Flour

    Almond flour is a little darling of grain free, Paleo/Primal, and low carb baking.A?It easily rivals conventional flour in its ability to produce tender and fluffy baked goods. Unfortunately, almond flour has numerous detrimental health consequences. It is important to understand these aspects of almond flour, so you can make the decision to avoid almond flour or choose to use almond flour with judicious moderation. 1. Almond flour skews perception about quantity Get this: A cup of almond flour contains about 90 almonds!I calculated that by dividing 640 calories in a cup of almond flour by 7 calories in an almond. Almond flour disguises the consumption of the nuts. If…

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    Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods: What Causes Cancer

    You know the seriousness of cancer. You know the toll it takes mentally, emotionally, financially, spiritually, and physically. It causes stress in your own mind and body as well as in your relationships with friends and family. Cancer treatments can make it hard to do the things youa??ve always done as a human being, a parent, or an employee. Therea??s nothing in your daily existence that cancer doesna??t touch. Ita??s an exhausting villain to fight and it wipes you out in so many ways that are hard to explain to people who havena??t felt the impact of this horrific disease in their own lives. What if I told you there…