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Posts tagged with ‘Insulin Resistance’

  • Myth: You Need to Eat Carbohydrates To Fuel Your Body

    Do you need to eat carbohydrates to fuel your body?Ā  No. Carbohydrates (sugars and starches) are digested in the intestinal…

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  • Beans Are Good for You

    In terms of carbohydrates, an overall reduction of processed, simple carbohydrates in the diet is the best approach for weight…

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  • "Just Say No To Low (Fat)"

    For most of many of our adult lives, the common dietary recommendation for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has…

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  • How Much Fish Oil Should I Take And Why?

    Many patients I seeĀ  in my practice are taking fish oil supplements and don’t really understand why they are beneficialĀ …

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  • Your Pants Will Feel Looser Before Your Scale Says Youā€™re Lighter

    One of the most intriguing aspects about reducing your carbohydrate intake is the surprising sculpting effect it has on your…

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  • Tired Even After A Long Nightā€™s Rest?

    Waking still fatigued in the morning in spite of sleeping for many hours is referred to as ā€˜non-restorative sleepā€™ and…

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  • Does Insulin Resistance Have Any Symptoms and What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

    What are the Symptoms of Insulin Resistance? People may have Insulin Resistance for several years without noticing anything.Ā  But in…

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  • If I Have Insulin Resistance or Metabolic Syndrome, How Can I Make It Go Away?

    What Causes Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome? The last 20 years has seen an epidemic rise in Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome…

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  • Body Sculpting With Low Carb/High Protein Diets

    One of the more intriguing health benefits I’ve observed in my patients from decreasing carbohydrate intake (to 25-30% of daily…

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  • Low Carb Chile Rellenos Casserole

    This recipe was recently served at a breakfast for our office. Everyone loved the dish becauseĀ it wasĀ the main meal ofĀ a…

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  • Low Carb Egg McMuffins

    This recipe can be made once in preparation for the week.Ā  It is half the calories of an Egg McMuffin…

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  • Weight Loss Can Reverse Sleep Apnea

    Losing weight may help overweight individuals sleep better by improving and potentially eliminating sleep apnea symptoms.Ā  Although doctors have long…

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  • Carbohydrates Increase Your Hunger

    As our modern carbohydrate supply becomes more processed, our bodies are experiencing more rapid absorption and intense spikes of sugar…

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  • Tums, The Weight Loss Wonder Pill

    Many of my patients complain of a grumbling or a sense of hunger in the mid-afternoon (sometimes after dinner or…

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  • How Tortilla Chips Make Us Fat

    The caloric density of foods that we’re exposed to has also changed dramatically in the last few decades.Ā  The more…

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  • Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Diabetes-related Death Rate

    Weight loss (bariatric) surgery has been shown to reduce diabetes-related mortality by 88%. A study published in the New England…

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  • Which Has More Carbs, a Can of Coke or a Jar Sweetened Tea?

    Surprise, a bottle of sweetened tea can have more carbohydrates than a can of Coke. I was browsing Costco the…

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  • Spicy Chickpeas with Cayenne

    I’m growing a fondness for cooking with chickpeas (garbonzo beans) especially considering its very high n protein and fiber. This…

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  • Is Your Salmon on Drugs?

    In 2007, Chile, then the largest supplier of farmed salmon to the U.S. by a long shot, used more than…

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  • Are You Getting Too Much Added Sugar?

    In a recent statement published online in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association (AHA) states that “excessive consumption of…

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  • Why Full-Fat Salad Dressing is Better For You

    Research performed by Melody Brown (see research article), demonstrates that after ingestion of the salads with fat-free salad dressing, the…

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  • Cauliflower ā€œMacā€ and Cheese Casserole

    For many of us, Macaroni and Cheese is a classic comfort food but unfortunately packed with carbohydrates. This is a…

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  • Love That Cottage Cheese

    One of the more maligned food products is cottage cheese.Ā  Like many dairy products that fell out of favor during…

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  • Will Your Blood Sugar Drop if You Donā€™t Eat Frequently?

    No.Ā  This is a common misconception and is not true. From an evolutionary perspective, we were designed as Stone Age…

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  • Over 50% of Americans Have Insulin Resistance – Do You?

    What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin is a hormone. It helps your body move sugar from the blood stream into the…

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  • Low Carbohydrate Faux Mashed Potatoes

    The title of this article should really be mashed cauliflower but how good would that sound? I’ve recently tired this…

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  • Heartburn, Acid Build-Up and Low Blood Sugar

    Whether you have heartburn (GERD), bloating with meals or symptoms commonly attributed to hypoglycemia, you may not know it but…

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  • Cholesterol and Heart Attack Risk

    What are we dealing with here? For years traditional medicine has been dealing with these common medical complications as separate…

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