Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

“Watermelon as Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction” As noted in a recent article in the Harvard Health Letter, up to three-quarter of men with cholesterol-narrowed coronary arteries have some degree of erectile dysfunction as well. There’s drugs like Viagra, but they’re temporary, and an expensive solution that can cause hazardous side effects. Obviously, if your arterial […]

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Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

“Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?” Dried fruits are calorically dense. Should we be concerned that eating dried fruit may make us fat? Remember that fig study I covered, that added 14 figs to people’s daily diets? Surprisingly, that did not lead to significant weight gain. Wait a second. That’s 300 calories of […]

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Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease

“Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease” The best way to prevent a massive heart attack, to prevent atherosclerosis, is to start at step number one— blocking the buildup of cholesterol, which is a direct result of having too much LDL cholesterol in our bloodstream, which is a direct result of eating three things: (1) […]

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[Preview] Cholesterol on a low-carb diet – Dr. Bret Scher and Dr. Nadir Ali

[Preview] Cholesterol on a low-carb diet – Dr. Bret Scher and Dr. Nadir Ali

So, this is where the standard American diet is, and fortunately nobody in this audience eats it, it’s got the trifecta of grains, added sugar and plant oils and what it does is that it causes insulin resistance and causes all the things that we have heard about. But the way I want to summarize […]

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Gary Taubes Interview: Low Carb Diet and Exercise

Gary Taubes Interview: Low Carb Diet and Exercise

So Gary, thank you very much for the interview. And, in a nutshell, what makes us fat? In a nutshell, the argument I’m making is pretty simple. It’s ‘obesity is a growth disorder’, just like any other growth defect. The hormone involved is insulin, and if insulin is involved, you have to assume it’s the […]

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Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet

Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet

[Music] multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable and frightening degenerative autoimmune inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in which our body attacks our own nerves it often strikes in the prime of life and can cause symptoms in the brain cognitive impairment in the eye painful loss of vision tremor weakness loss of bladder control […]

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Low Carb Versus Low Fat

Low Carb Versus  Low Fat

Many people who want to lose weight try “fad” diets that involve drastically reducing consumption of one food type (macronutrient) and replacing it with another. In the 1960s, low-fat diets, as initially recommended by the American Heart Association,[1] became popular, a trend encouraged by the sugar industry.[2] Low-fat diets are still popular, despite evidence from […]

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Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit

Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit

“Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit” If you have people eat half a grapefruit 3 times a day before each meal for a couple months, they may lose about 2 pounds, but that’s no more than if they ate 3 apples or pears a day. In this study the grapefruit eaters not only saw […]

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How to Reverse a Fatty Liver

How to Reverse a Fatty Liver

– Hey it’s me again. First thing I want to tell you is I don’t drink and I don’t recommend drinking alcohol, alright so in this video we’re going to talk about the liver, specifically how to reverse a fatty liver. Couple facts about the liver. The liver is about three and a half pounds, […]

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Cholesterol Test: Understanding Your Results by Decarb Diet Low Carb Lifestyle

Cholesterol Test: Understanding Your Results  by Decarb Diet Low Carb Lifestyle

Having your blood taken at the lab is usually the easy part. Understanding what your results mean and what to do about them is much harder. Dcotors seldom have the time to go thru the details of a cholesterol test with their patients. They often focus on a single value for total cholesterol to simplify […]

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