Comparing Traditional Ketogenic, Cantin and Wahls Diets

Traditional Ketogenic, Cantin Ketogenic Diet and Wahls Diets are the most popular Ketogenic based protocols, but what is the difference? and what is similar? I went on a search to find out and here are the results. Continue reading “Comparing Traditional Ketogenic, Cantin and Wahls Diets”

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Think and see clearly, superfood for the brain

Levels of Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the brain decline with age and prolonged stress depletes our body of DHA, the symptoms of depletion show up as learning difficulties, depression, arthritis, eczema, vision difficulties, obesity and/or heart disease.  Interestingly, even though it is crucial for our well being, we cannot make it in adequate quantities without help from food sources.  DHA is an Omega-3 long-chain fatty acid.  There are 3 main forms of Omega-3, ALA, EPA and DHA.  DHA and EPA are the most important.  They are derived from fish oils, while ALA are found in plants. Continue reading “Think and see clearly, superfood for the brain”

Drinking Hydrogen Water for Diabetes and Fat Loss

Drinking Hydrogen Water has been shown to improve diabetes and induce fat loss,  for more information on what is hydrogen water click here.  On this post you will find research that shows how drinking hydrogen-rich water leads to fat loss and improving diabetes.  Read on… Continue reading “Drinking Hydrogen Water for Diabetes and Fat Loss”

Our love of grain, where’s the gain?

bread-83242_1280It comes in all shapes, sizes and colors! Tastes great, feels good in the mouth, can’t wait to get another bite! We rely on it most days for our staple, yet, do we know the history of it? where and how it is processed today? and what the effects are on our body, mind and emotions? Continue reading “Our love of grain, where’s the gain?”

Eating the healthy saturated fat!

For many years we have been told that saturated fat is bad for us and high cholesterol causes heart disease, and this is exactly what I learnt studying nutrition at University.  But, it seems some of the research was misplaced and only one side of the story was handed out, however convincing they made it sound, there are too many missing pieces.
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Starving Cancer: Ketogenic Diet a Key to Recovery

“A cancer treatment that is free. It involves starving cancer cells of the fuel they love. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Continue reading “Starving Cancer: Ketogenic Diet a Key to Recovery”