Should I Stop Eating Erythritol? The artificial sweetener erythritol and cardiovascular event risk. Commentary by Dana Carpender. For those of you who are shaking your heads in puzzlement, let me first explain: on February 27, 2023, a medical journal article (Nature Medicine) regarding erythritol was published online alerting the world that the use of erythritol sweetener could be damaging to our health. Dana Carpender provides her perspective on it.Read More »
Three-Question Interview with Jacqueline Eberstein, RN: Low-Carb & Ketosis
Why is Jacqueline Eberstein, RN the first Three-Question Interview? Because she ran Dr. Atkins’ clinic for thirty years, that why. She has more first-hand experience with ketogenic diets than anyone else I know. Who better to ask?Read More »
Chronic Cardio or Good Tool in the Health Toolbox?
Many low-carb or Paleo web sites lead to a variety of opinions about running or doing cardio, but most usually by those who used to run but now don't.Read More »
Biohackers With Diabetes Are Making Their Own Insulin: Meet the Good Guys
The Open Insulin Project, a biohacker collective that is trying to produce the life-saving drug and provide it to people with diabetes for free, or close to it. Diabetes has become the most expensive disease in the United States, The Open Insulin Project believes one solution to the pricing crisis lies in enabling patients and hospitals to create insulin themselves.Read More »
A Harvard Professor Says Coconut Oil is Pure Poison. Here’s Why We Don’t Agree.
The Internet is ablaze with a scathing “news” story again about how coconut oil is bad for you. Again. This is the same old misinformed story we hear about the “dangers” of saturated fat. This is why we disagree.Read More »
Can Workplace Bullying & Violence be Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes?
A multi-cohort study with meta-analysis was conducted to examine whether employees exposed to social stressors at work, such as workplace bullying and violence, have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. The study included 45,905 men and women (40–65 years old and not diabetes at the start of the study) from four studies conducted in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.Read More »
Natural Breast Care: Putting Your Health in Your Hands
When it comes to breast health, a lot of emphasis is put on cancer treatment. Words like "survivor" and "early detection" are common this time of year. What is discussed less frequently is prevention. The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that 38% of breast cancer in the United States could be prevented with diet, physical exercise, and weight management.Read More »
5 ‘Heart-Healthy’ Products That Are Damaging Your Health
Think about the myriad of images that pop into your head whenever you hear the simple yet overused phrase “heart-healthy.” We see this wording plastered across the packaging of so many products these days that it seems consumers appreciate that they are being marketed foods and other products that will ostensibly help keep their cardiovascular health in tip-top shape. The 5 top products/foods being marketed as 'heart-healthy" where there is proof that they actually are not.Read More »
Using the Fat Fast & A Ketogenic Diet For Menopausal Weight Loss
Are you having trouble losing or maintaining a healthy weight during menopause? A Fat Fast and Ketogenic Diet is helping Dr. Judy Suzanne Reis Tsafrir and it could help you too.Read More »
5 Health Markers That Matter More Than Total Cholesterol And LDL-C
So if it’s not total cholesterol and LDL-C that matter the most on your cholesterol panel, then what does matter? Jimmy Moore explains the 5 key health markers everyone who is concerned about their heart health should pay attention to - these matter more than total cholesterol and LDL-C.Read More »
You’re Invited to P3 & BaconPalooza at Polyface Farm September 7-8, 2013
You're Invited to P3 & BaconPalooza at Polyface Farm Sept 7-8, 13 in Swoope, VA. Celebrate the mission and vision of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund as everywhere evidenced at the amazing Polyface Farm.Read More »
Low-Carb Strategies That Will Lead to Long-Term Success
Those of us learning to manage weight don’t want to begin the New Year unhappy and disgusted with ourselves again. Jackie Eberstein gives you some insight into stabilizing your metabolism, unlearning the old habits that have thwarted your success in the past, and new short-term low carb strategies that will lead to long-term success.Read More »