Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer

Cancer Fasting

UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE.  PLEASE SEE HERE. Introduction to Intermittent Fasting Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health Intermittent Fasting and the Brain We have already done a good job of analyzing many of the potential health and physiological effects … Continue reading Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer

Intermittent Fasting as a Strategy for Weight Loss

UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE.  PLEASE SEE HERE. There is a lot of debate about the potential health benefits of intermittent fasting.  There is a certain group of people who have become extraordinarily passionate about this technique and now believe it to be an almost universal cure-all.  With … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting as a Strategy for Weight Loss

Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?

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?

The Futility of Dieting

  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Healthy_Diet.jpg I'm sure this title is catching some of you off guard.  It certainly appears if you look around my site that I run a diet website.  But that misses the purpose of this website.  The tagline for this site is: Eating for health, happiness, and longevity That is what I study, and what I am trying to understand how to … Continue reading The Futility of Dieting

Trans Fats and Low Fat Diets

Trans Fats are a form of unsaturated fat, but because of their different molecular arrangement they have a very different biological effect.  There is  no evidence of trans fats contributing to positive health and have been linked to several negative health effects.  These effects include diabetes and heart disease, and they can occur with a … Continue reading Trans Fats and Low Fat Diets

Cholesterol: Bacon and Eggs a Secret to Health?

Cholesterol in the blood can be one of the best predictors for heart disease, especially if the ratio between high density lipoprotein (HDL(Good Cholesterol)) and low density lipoprotein (LDL(Bad cholesterol)) is considered.  Cholesterol is fat bound up in lipoproteins in order to make it soluble (Fats and Cholesterol). For a long time dietary cholesterol was … Continue reading Cholesterol: Bacon and Eggs a Secret to Health?