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Stone-walling low-carb: DAA, AHPRA, and the Diet of Worms.

Richard David Feinman

Our 2015 paper, Low-carbohydrate diets as the first approach in the treatment of diabetes. Review and evidence-base, summarized the clinical experience and the research results of the 26 authors. Meant to be a kind of manifesto on theory and practice, the first version of the manuscript was submitted to a couple of major journals under the title “The 15 Theses on…” harking back to Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. A critique of Church practices, particularly indulgences — for a few bucks, we get you or your loved ones out of purgatory, the Theses were supposed to have been nailed by Luther to the door of a church in Wittenberg. Our MS  was rejected by BMJ and New England Journal although, like the original 95, it does not seem particularly radical — TheAmerican Diabetes Association (ADA) acknowledges that dietary carbohydrate is the major source of high blood glucose and most of our points…

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180 Fat Burning Formula

To achieve fat burning adaptations, according to MAF Method we should be at or below the MAF HR – this can be walking, running, cycling, or swimming. The closer you exercise to your MAF HR, the more body fat you will burn. When you go above this zone and your body is over worked, it requires fast-burn fuel (carbs or sugar) leading to more sugar cravings and overtraining risks. Continue reading “180 Fat Burning Formula”

EFT or Tapping and Research

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is one of the methods belonging to the school of Energy Psychology (EP), a term first used in the 1990s. EP integrates knowledge of psychological tenets such as the role of the conditioned response and the impact of early childhood experience on adult functioning, with the stimulation of energy points in the body. EP argues that ‘stimulating energy points on the skin, paired with specific mental activity, can instantly shift your brain’s biochemistry. Continue reading “EFT or Tapping and Research”

Digesting protein, hydrogen, my theory and experiments

There’s a lot of health related problems due to stomach acid production and/or weakening of the stomach lining, that in turn effects breakdown of proteins, assimilation of the nutrients from the proteins leading to protein deficiencies, low iron counts, B12 deficiencies, fatigue and stress.  I have done some experiments on myself as all my life I have suffered with this issue, firstly at a young age, I had pain in my stomach digesting foods, pain if I didn’t eat, and even got so bad that I was vomiting.  After many exams, the doctor’s decided that they didn’t know what was going on, but that I probably was producing too much hydrochloric acid in my stomach.  So I was given the conventional treatment of taking antacids.  This was helpful in that it stopped me vomiting, presumably, but it might have been only that every time I felt some form of hunger I ate a biscuit. Continue reading “Digesting protein, hydrogen, my theory and experiments”

Balancing the Metal Element

Metal is the exchange of gases and transmutation of solar and nutritive energy. It is the minerals, crystals and gems of the earth, similar to the air element, it is the breath of life, it is the diamond found in each of us, it is knowing your own self-worth, respecting yourself, giving and receiving acknowledgement. This is where inspiration comes from. Inspiration is breathing in, being open to the new, ideas, air, nourishment and insights. If out of balance, there is rigidity. Continue reading “Balancing the Metal Element”

Balancing the Water Element

Willpower, growth, stamina, destiny, self-fulfillment, determination, resourcefulness, self-sufficiency and the mind penetrating and introspective. If in disharmony there is fear and we withdraw or seek to control of our environment. The highest expression of Water is wisdom, it comes from listening to our innate knowing. Continue reading “Balancing the Water Element”

Balancing the Wood Element

How do we stay balanced within the wood element?

Wood is the energy of Movement, it is associated with the organs of the Liver and Gall Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine, activity, growth and change. Wood has strength and flexibility, it is supple, sensitive yet strong. Continue reading “Balancing the Wood Element”