Trying to optimize your lifestyle by getting normal blood glucose levels? Are you wondering what tools are at your disposal? Well, you're in luck. This information is not only freely available, but there are dozens of tools at your disposal. And the best part is, you can eat carbs. Low carb diets for attaining normal … Continue reading Getting normal blood glucose levels: Every weapon at your disposal
Does time-restricted eating work for weight loss? Well, as is the case with most diets and ways of eating, it depends. A recent paper found time-restricted eating(TRE) provided no benefit to weight loss over standard calorie restriction. As is the standard social media protocol, half the people freaked out and half said I told you … Continue reading Time-restricted eating for weight loss: Does it work?
The side effects of a long term Carnivore diet are unknown. For many, short term issues such as diarrhea, constipation, or other GI issues improve with time. But what about the long term effects? Might some problems creep up over the long term? A recent paper on the long term effects of a Carnivore diet … Continue reading Carnivore diet side effects: Increased coronary artery calcium
You've likely heard of your microbiome, but have you heard of your virome? Your virome is the suite of viruses living in your body. And just like bacteria and fungi, they play a role in your health. A small number of them come from the viruses that infected you throughout your life. But most of … Continue reading The virome: How viruses shape your gut health
One approach people with gut problems often look into is low oxalate foods. Many believe oxalates are toxic to humans, and it's best to remove them from your diet as much as possible. The problem is, this is an entirely too myopic view of oxalates and how we are exposed to them. Furthermore, it doesn't … Continue reading Are low oxalate foods best for your health?
Many people take to low-oxalate diets to improve mysterious health issues without considering if oxalates are bad for you. They read on the internet that they are, so why dig into it any further? The problem is, the answer isn't exactly straightforward. Calcium and oxalate form stones in the kidneys, and are the most common … Continue reading Are oxalates bad for you: A look at the data
What is type 2 diabetes? Many think it's simply a carbohydrate intolerance. It makes perfect sense, then, that restricting carbohydrates is a useful tool. After all, people with the disease have wildly erratic blood sugar. This is why low carb and keto diets are all the rage. And many take to them to help "cure" … Continue reading What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?