The following articles include a discussion or mention of sugar.
Calorie free sweetener erythritol may clot blood in high risk adults
Is the calorie-free sweetener erythritol safe? The FDA did not evaluate long-term use, and new research suggests it may cause blood clots in people with high blood pressure and other risk factors.
Why Vegetable Oils are Toxic and Why Kobe Drinks Bone Broth
Have you heard all the rage about bone broth? From Gwyneth Paltrow to Kobe Bryant, big-time celebs are hopping on the bone broth train. Not to mention, our guest this week helped Dwight Howard conquer sugar addiction. You’re about to learn how.
Can’t stay motivated? It might be your metabolism
Your ability to control cravings takes energy. Brain energy. But if you’ve been eating seed oils, they can deprive your brain of energy, hijacking your willpower.
The Fats Making Us Sugar Addicts
If you want to get off sugar you need to know if your metabolism depends on it as a cellular fuel. Learn 11 common signs of metabolic sugar dependence, and why fixing your metabolism is the first step to controlling a sweet tooth.
Overeating is Bad for Mitochondria: Calories Count, PUFA Calories Count More
We often overlook the fact that simply overeating puts a stress on the system (and PUFA-rich seed oils are the worst). I think we should include a fourth macronutrient: time between meals. The longer you can go without a meal or a snack or a beverage other than water, the healthier your mitochondria will be.
Birth Month and Autism Risk
An astute reader of Deep Nutrition points out the connection between holiday season indulgences in high carb and vegetable oil rich foods and increased risk of autism.
Vegetable Oil and Sugar Block Fat Burn and Mitochondrial Function
In 2017, mainstream medicine has taken giant step towards science backed advice. Meanwhile, sports nutrition still espouses that sugar is the best fuel for athletes, that low carb diets deplete glycogen stores, and that polyunsaturated fats are the healthy kind of fat.
Study: PUFA-Rich Soy Oil Promotes Obesity and Fatty Liver
American’s are now consuming 1000x more soy oil than we did 100 years ago. Soy oil promotes oxidative stress, which makes it more fattening than it’s caloric content would suggest.
Paleo Diet Basics Part Two: Points of Contention
Today’s post is designed to air out some of the points of contention about Paleo, to best assure your Paleo plans result in you enjoying the success you are hoping for.
Paleo Diet Basics
I’ve written quite a bit about the Paleo diet over the years, but never a simple primer for people who are completely new. So this is long overdue!
Female athletes are encouraged to eat too much sugar.
Female athletes getting an average of 257 grams of dietary sugar/carb are encouraged to eat more. Sugar is toxic, so this is an unhealthy practice.
Deep Nutrition Made Simple: START HERE
As a doctor, I’ve discovered that most chronic conditions occur because two thirds of our calories come either toxic seed oils or blood sugar elevating carbohydrates and sweets. These are themain ingredients in junk food. But many products containing these same unhealthy ingredients are disguised as health foods.
For Fast, Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss, Avoid Empty Calories
The best way to lose weight is to avoid empty calories. But even nutrient-dense foods can, for some people, be converted to body fat. Dr Cate shares solutions.
What is MRSA? Another Reason We Need Good Bacteria
Germs have been strategizing against the effects of antimicrobial agents from a variety of sources (including other microbes) for billions of years. So as far as bacteria are concerned, manmade antibiotics represent just another challenge, the most recent of a long series of biological puzzles to solve. Instead of killing good and bad bacteria (like MRSA) indiscriminately with antimicrobials, it makes more sense to support your immune system and the good bacteria who will fight off the bad guys for you!
Your 2012 Weight-Loss Resolution: Become a Better Fat Burner
If you are like most Americans, you’ve made plenty of weight loss resolutions over the years and failed to follow through. It’s probably not that you lack willpower; it’s that you never trained your body to burn fat.
What is the Paleo Diet?
The Paleo diet, also known as the Primal diet or the Ancestral diet, is a low-carb, high-protein diet that’s helping people all over the modernized world rid themselves of excess pounds and prescription medications. If you don’t have friends or relatives following a Paleo diet now, chances are you will very soon.
Heart Attack Proof Diet: A Recipe for Heart Disease?
CNN keeps airing “The Last Heart Attack,” in which Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells the story of how and why President Bill Clinton was put on a vegan diet by Dr. Dean Ornish, and how Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s #1 selling book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease echos the same dietary advice. As you know, reversing disease is…
Anthony Bourdain Calls Fellow Celeb Chef “Dangerous”
In his interview with TV Guide, Bourdain said, “the worst, most dangerous person to America is clearly Paula Deen. She revels in unholy connections with evil corporations and she’s proud of the fact that her food is f—ing bad for you.”
As expected, most of the media response has focused on Paula Deen’s love of butter (as well as sugar and deep-fried foods). But they’re missing Bourdain’s larger point.
How Much Carbohydrate Do You Need to Eat Per Day?
We’ve all grown up equating sugar to energy, but new research suggests our bodies are engineered to run on fat…
New Hope for Alzheimer’s?
According to a leading researcher of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, Dr. Paul Aisen (photo), our drugs don’t work because doctor’s like me are not prescribing them early enough. But I think doctors should not promote extended use of drugs without proven benefit.
The Natural Way To Prevent or Reverse Cancer
We used to think a single cell of cancer was a death sentence. New research shows how a healthy immune system can eradicate cancer cells.