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Posts tagged with ‘Carbohydrate reduction’

  • Why Do I Crave Carbs When I Have a Headache?

    The craving for carbohydrates when suffering a headache stems from the fact that many people commonly experience headaches from low blood flow…

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  • Do You Have Trouble Concentrating?

    Psychologists are finding out that even when people try to focus on a task they tend to lose concentration within…

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  • Weight Loss in Men Reverses Testosterone Deficiency

    Low testosterone levels and symptoms of male sexual dysfunction due to obesity may be reversible with weight loss after bariatric…

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  • “Pickles and Ice Cream” or Why You Crave Sweets

    Why You Crave Carbohydrates, Salty or Sweet: Your Brain’s Need for Increased Blood Flow. Most people crave either salty or…

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  • Niacin Supplement Doesn’t Prevent Heart Disease

    A recent NIH study assessing the effectiveness of Niaspan (a niacin supplement used to decrease triglycerides and raise HDL cholesterol)…

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  • What Dr. N Eats…..

    Had a nice lunch yesterday….. A small butcher block covered with a variety of italian meats, some chunks of delicious…

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  • Don’t Feed Your Kids McDonald’s Strawberry Lemonade

    With summer coming on, a cold frosty lemonade from McDonald’s may sound refreshing and evoke some pleasant childhood memories but…

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  • Mummies and Atherosclerosis

    A Brief Overview of Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is a process of chronic inflammation of the cells lining the arterial walls.  Overtime,…

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  • 30% of All Americans Have Fatty Liver. Do You?

    What is Fatty Liver? Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a disorder of fat metabolism within the liver and affects…

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  • A Reader Asks – “How Do You Know When You Are Done ‘Detoxing’ After Reducing Carbs?”

    Wikipedia – “Detoxification (detox for short) is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including,…

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  • Misleading Science and Bad Reporting

    This article in the LA Times was forwarded to me by friend who asked my opinion about it. The article…

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  • William Banting – Father of the Low Carbohydrate Diet

    William Banting was a carpenter and undertaker who first championed the idea that a diet low in carbohydrates had health…

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  • Obesity Does Not Cause Heart Disease

    The Problem According to the American Heart Association, more than 910,000 Americans still die of heart disease annually.  And more than…

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  • Nice Program from BBC on the History of Low Carb

    I recently found this program that aired on the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) 2 years ago about the history of low carbohydrate…

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  • Your Heartburn Is Actually A Neurological Problem

    Heartburn is a very common problem that affects approximately 20% of the general public.  It is commonly associated with symptoms…

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  • Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity

    Reduce Carbohydrates to Reduce Obesity – Obesity Simplified. Obesity is caused from excessive fat cell growth triggered by high insulin…

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  • It’s Time to Worry If Your Child Has Heartburn

    Does your child have heartburn? If your child has heartburn it’s because they are slowly being poisoned by the carbohydrates…

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  • Monitoring Triglycerides is Important in HIV Disease

    The Importance of Elevated Triglycerides Insulin resistance is the cause of type II diabetes, heart disease, chronic kidney disease and…

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  • Eat Protein To Suppress Hunger

    How Much ProteinTo Eat Patients on low carbohydrate diets are also encouraged to eat more protein.  Many ask how much…

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  • Can I Develop Diabetes If I’m Not Overweight?

    Absolutely! Although your risk of developing diabetes is increased if you weight more, anyone at any weight can develop type…

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  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Increases Chances of Developing Diabetes

    A recent study has shown women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) have a three-fold greater chance of having diabetes later…

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  • ‘Low Carb’ is More Effective than ‘Low Glycemic’ for Diabetes

    Brown Rice is Not as Healthy as You Think Many patients will ask me if it’s OK for them to…

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  • Treat Hypertension With Low Carb Diet

    A reduction in carbohydrate consumption has been shown to be more effective in lowering blood pressure than eating a low…

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  • Why Starting The Atkins Diet Causes You To Feel Tired

    Why Starting The Atkins Diet Causes You To Feel Tired Patients who go on the Atkins low carbohydrate diet often…

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  • Too Many Carbohydrates Cause Gout

    What is Gout? Gout is a common form of arthritis that has been recognized for centuries.  Patients often will complain…

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  • Reduce Carbs to Lower Triglycerides

    Excess Carbohydrates Cause Elevated Triglycerides Overweight patients commonly have elevations of their small LDL cholesterol and triglycerides as well as…

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  • What to Do About a Family History of Diabetes, High Blood Pressure or Heart Attacks

    What Does A Family History of Diabetes, High Blood Pressure or Heart Attacks Really Mean? I’ve spoken with many patients…

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  • Does Your Abdomen Stick Out Too Far?

    Many Americans are dealing with the same thing. Patients complain about it to me all the time. What you may…

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  • Soda is as Dangerous as Cigarettes

    Soda is Dangerous In a recently published study  in the November 2010 issue of Diabetes Care, Dr Vasanti S Malik (Harvard…

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  • Low Carbohydrate Treats For Halloween

    Poisoning Our Children’s Future The diabetes epidemic is growing so rapidly that presently 1 of every 10 adults in the U.S. has…

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