I recently came across a talk given by Dr. Robert H. Lustig MD titled Sugar: The Bitter truth. Dr. Lustig is a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of California, Dr. Lustig and his research group from the Division of Endocrinology have been investigating the role of sugar (particularly fructose)  in childhood obesity. I loved this…

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If you follow a low carb or Paleo diet you are probably interested in calculating the amount of protein you need to eat in any one day. Following low carb or Paleo diet principles you are probably eating adequate amounts of protein in your diet. It is never the less interesting to calculate the amount…

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The British Heart Foundation (BHF) Diet rather like the Mayo Clinic Diet (grapefruit diet), have been circulating society for a number of years. I should first of all be clear that neither the BHF nor the Mayo Clinic endorse either of these diets. The Unofficial British Heart Foundation Diet. 3 Day Diet. This is a…

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I received an e-mail this morning from the site run by the paleo diet or primal diet guru Mark Sissons called Marks Daily Apple. The e-mail contained some exciting news of a new section on his website. If you have never heard of Mark Sissons he promotes a diet and lifestyle that is compatible with…

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I came across a heart warming, emotional and inspiring presentation by Dr. Wahls. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, by 2007 she could barely walk, and couldn’t sit on a normal chair. By radically changing her diet to include fruits, vegetables, fish and pastured meats and excluding processed foods, dairy and all grains, she has…

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What foods have protein? Well the short answer is…. all foods contain protein in varying amounts. However some foods have a higher ratio of protein compared to calories, for example a large boiled egg contains about 6.5 grams of protein, which represents around 33% of the calories as protein. So you would only need to…

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 What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – PCOS? The disease polycystic ovaries syndrome “PCOS”, effects the way in which ovaries work. It is thought to effect millions of women around the world. PCOS is a major cause of infertility. Polycystic Ovaries Symptoms. Below are some of the outward symptoms of PCOS, however it should be noted…

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