The Skinny on Obesity

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A great little series of short videos about food, insulin, metabolic syndrome, obesity, sugar, glucose, fructose, leptin, and addiction. Doesn’t talk about anything like a ketogenic diet, or “healthy fat” so you can say more “mainstream” with more of an emphasis on sugar and obesity. A good watch to explain why the “The Industrial Global Diet” […]

“Whole food plant based diet” vs “Low carb diet high fat diet”… which is better for type 2 diabetics?

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The following is just some thoughts about a video watched with all the information I have consumed so far and my practical experience of trying to follow a ketogenic diet. And again, I’m not a medical professional. I came across this video in my suggested videos tonight from the same guy (Cyrus) that did a […]

The Calcium story – Calcium supplements, cows milk, and more

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Update 23/1/18: It was suggested that the information contained in the video is out of date because it was published in March 2013.  So I went digging to what the latest that Harvard research currently recommends and found the following: Published: July, 2015 Updated: August 22, 2017, Here was the conclusion: “What’s the bottom […]

Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate (BMR & RMR)

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I think this would be a good time to introduce the concept of Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), which is pretty much Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), which most people know as your Metabolic rate. It is also known/related to your Basal/Resting Metabolic Expenditure per day.  I’ll treat all the definitions interchangably as they are all basically […]