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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I don’t often talk to friends and family about my low carb or paleo diet and generally people aren’t in the least bit interested about what I eat. However if asked I tell people that if you follow a paleo diet you generally don’t eat wheat and other grains, sugar, processed foods, legumes, starchy vegetables…

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Gary Taubes is an award winning science writer. He is an out spoken opponent to the conventional wisdom, which says people get fat because they eat too many calories and they don’t exercise enough. Instead Gary believes for effortless weight loss it is the secretion of the hormone insulin that needs to be controlled. Gary…

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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 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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