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Healthy Fats For and How To Get Enough Of Them On The Keto Diet

Healthy Fats For and How To Get Enough Of Them On The Keto Diet

People on the keto diet need to get 55%–60% of their daily calories from fat in order to stay in ketosis. This means that a person consuming 2,000 calories per day needs approximately 122–133 grams (g) of fat daily. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015–2020 recommend limiting sources of saturated fat, such as red meat, butter, and dairy, due to their links

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Sugar’s Role On Brain Damage

A small but influential group of medical researchers is stirring up the health debate, linking sugar not just to rising obesity rates but also to a host of diseases including cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. They put a family of four on a healthy diet to try to beat their sugar habit and track the

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Improve Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease Through Keto Diet

Recent randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) have analyzed the effect of ketogenic therapies on delaying the progression of the disease and improving cognitive function. A systematic review evaluated the available data on ketogenic therapy and its effect on patients with Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. The researchers concluded that while the research is still in

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Keto Diet: A Possible Aide to Asthma Sufferers

Asthma is a respiratory condition that causes serve constriction of the airways (specifical bronchi of the lungs). Individuals who are asthmatic experience hypersensitivity (overly sensitive)  to certain allergens. While a normal non-asthmatic individual may only experience small inflammation from interaction with a specific allergen, the immune system of asthmatic patients overreacts, leading to inflammation/increased swelling

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How To Go About Your Diet During The CoVid-19 Quarantine

Dairy is wiped out. There are two packages of chicken left. The vegetables are mostly gone. These are the sights that have met Americans in grocery stores across the country as fears about the coronavirus pandemic have led to panic shopping. The absence of staple food products – like bread, eggs and chicken – is stressful for everyone, but particularly

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Does Eating Low-carb Diet Prevent Brain Aging?

A new study by Stony University published in journal PNAS finds that brain aging can be prevented or even reversed by taking a low-carb diet. The researchers advise people to replace simple and processed carbs with complex alternatives. The aging linked microbiological changes are also observed in younger people than previously thought. The researchers conducted neuroimaging scans on

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GMOs in Your Food

In the U.S., three major commodity crops are raised predominantly from GMO seed:  field corn (92%*), soybeans (94%*), and cotton (94%*).  *percentages are based on U.S. acreage as of 2015 (USDA) Almost 98% of Canadian grown Canola is genetically engineered for herbicide resistance. U.S. sugar beet production is estimated to be over 95% genetically modified

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