This episode was a request from Al Boulley, who was curious about the effect of certain minerals on human health, and in this one I focused in on magnesium. Magnesium may have benefit for depression, anxiety, insulin sensitivity, glycemic control, and even testosterone. Script (Remember I ad-lib): For today’s episode I am going to talk … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 45: Magnesium
This episode is all about the health benefits of walking, and quite frankly they took my breath away. This is such a small intervention for frankly huge health outcomes. Walk and walk now. Like seriously. One of the easiest things you can do. Hat tip to Dr. William Lagakos Ph. D who started me down … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 20: Go for a Walk, Even if it’s just for 1 Minute and 40 Seconds
Part 1 Part 2 Here we go, back on the merry go round of propaganda and bad statistics. Today we are going to have some fun with Dr. Garth Davis' claim that sugar cannot be stored as fat. Already seems pretty spurious doesn't it? Just wait. The first thing we need to realize is that … Continue reading Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 3
Part 1 This series on all of the bullshit in What the Health is going to end up being pretty dang long since in part 1 I only got through the first six minutes of the movie. Well anyway let's dig into the next few minutes of this movie and see if it gets better (spoiler alert: … Continue reading Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 2
I AM NOT A DOCTOR THIS IS INFORMATIONAL ONLY In general our goal is to keep out blood sugar relatively low, as high blood sugar leads to high insulin levels, leads to the potential of developing insulin resistance and potentially type 2 diabetes. I remember reading somewhere long ago that vinegar helped to suppress blood … Continue reading Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?