Slimming the Gecko

Slimming the Gecko

“Slimming the Gecko” As I progressed through medical training, I could see the ground was definitely shifting. The conversation moved from treating and reversing individual cases of heart disease, to an overdue requiem for palliative cardiology altogether the year I graduated from medical school. In other words, resolving the whole coronary artery disease epidemic altogether, […]

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Carbs: A Level-headed Look at the Research

Carbs: A Level-headed Look at the Research

Hey, it’s Mic here and today, carbs: are they good are they bad? Are they the devil, do they cause diabetes and probably, most importantly, do they make you fat? We’re going to take a level-headed look at the research on carbohydrates And tackle some of the anti carb myths as well as some of […]

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How Low Carb Diets Reduce Body Fat

How Low Carb Diets Reduce Body Fat

Low carbohydrate diets successfully reduce body fat by controlling the hormone insulin. Insulin is the body’s primary storage hormone and therefore prevents fat stored in our bodies for being used as fuel. What controls our insulin levels? The amount of carbohydrates such as grains, starches and sugars we eat regulate the secretion of insulin by […]

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Fiona Godlee: Panel discussion on “Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities”

Fiona Godlee: Panel discussion on “Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities”

We’ve been given a very non-controversial topic of low carb, high fat diets. Because you’ve heard from four of our panel, I’m going to give Sarah, who you haven’t yet met, a first chance to introduce herself and to give us five minutes, Sarah, on your pitch, and then I’m going to ask each of […]

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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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Peanut Bread | Low Carb Breads #1

Peanut Bread | Low Carb Breads #1

In a food processor add: 2 and 1/2 cups of roasted peanuts (already peeled) Or any other nut you’d like to use here. Process them until you get something that resembles a flour texture. Next add: 4 eggs 2/3 cup of water, at room temperature And 1 teaspoon of salt Mix well until you get […]

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Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Recently, low carb diets, intermittent fasting and even prolonged fasting have become very popular and they all have something in common. They move you towards entering the state of ketosis. Ketosis is a state where your body is running primarily on fat, fat from your diet or your body. Ketogenesis is when Fats are broken […]

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Dr. Ted Naiman – ‘Insulin Resistance’

Dr. Ted Naiman – ‘Insulin Resistance’

all right thanks everybody first of all I want to thank Iver for such a great talk that was awesome my love I’ve ergh okay love you bro Iver just gave my whole talk like slides and everything so anybody wanted to get some skiing and that would be a great time but if you […]

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Why French People Don’t Get Fat: The REAL reasons!

Why French People Don’t Get Fat: The REAL reasons!

Salut YouTube in today’s video I am gonna do my best to share everything I know and explain why, in the land of cheese and butter and cream and croissants French people are able to stay so slim and the statistics don’t lie France does have the lowest obesity rate of 35 OECD countries only […]

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John Schoonbee: Panel discussion on “What evidence can we trust?”

John Schoonbee: Panel discussion on “What evidence can we trust?”

Hi everybody, we’re running a little late. If you could please sit down for me. I’m very pleased that that got the blood pumping a little bit and as Fiona said, I think the steam was rising a little bit and there are disagreements and what’s astonishing is that the recommendations we’ve seen from different […]

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