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Diabesity and Inflammation: A Case of Chicken and Egg

Diabesity and Inflammation: A Case of Chicken and Egg

Important Points: DiabesityDiabetesObesityInflammationAnti-inflammatory Diabesity and Inflammation:A Case of Chicken and Egg In a previous article, I introduced the term “diabesity”, the description of Type 2 diabetes when it occurs in the context of obesity. Insulin...

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Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Is It Good for You?

Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Is It Good for You?

Important Points: Conjugated linoleic acidCLAHealthy fatsTrans fatsGrass-fed Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Is It Good for You? We have heard a lot about the unhealthy effects of fat. But did you know that some fats are actually good for your overall health and wellbeing?...

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The Carnivore Diet: What is it?

The Carnivore Diet: What is it?

Information Points: Carnivore dietMeatLow carbCholesterol ratioInflammation The Carnivore Diet: What is it? Are you considering going carnivore? This all-meat diet is trending, and many people have reported significant benefits from adopting it, however, totally...

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Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

Sugar and cancer: Is there a link?

Important Points: SugarGlucoseCancerHealth riskNutrition Sugar and cancer: Is there a link? Sugar is the modern-day diet villain, but does it cause cancer?Does sugar feed cancer cells making them grow more aggressively?How does the sugar we consume through food and...

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Can probiotics treat gastrointestinal conditions?

Can probiotics treat gastrointestinal conditions?

Important Points: ProbioticsUlcerative colitisDiarrhea Can probiotics treat gastrointestinal conditions? Definition Probiotics are substances that contain microorganisms that are similar to the beneficial bacteria normally found in the human gut.  Probiotics work...

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Can probiotics help those with Alzheimer’s?

Can probiotics help those with Alzheimer’s?

Important Points: ProbioticsAlzheimer’sCognitive function Can probiotics help those with Alzheimer’s? With the discovery of how the gut microbiome directly effects brain functions, it is inevitable that in time new alternative treatments for cognitive disorders will...

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Can Gluten make autoimmune conditions worse?

Can Gluten make autoimmune conditions worse?

Table of Contents: Gluten-freeProteinsAutoimmune Can Gluten make autoimmune conditions worse? Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is slowly gaining momentum as a legitimate health concern at par with celiac disease. At first, the research findings point out how substances...

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Can eating a sugary and fatty diet affect your mind?

Can eating a sugary and fatty diet affect your mind?

Table of Contents: DietMemoryMoodStudy Can eating a sugary and fatty diet affect your mind? The extent of how your diet affects your body has been the subject of numerous studies throughout time. Now, there is a new study stating that eating a fatty, sugary diet can...

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