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What’s the deal with the Mediterranean diet?

The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive

What is the keto flu?

A common thing people keep asking me, is that after a few days into a ketogenic diet is, why do I feel so tired, and have a horrible headache, maybe this diet is not working for  many people in the community know this induction period as the keto flu. You see, as we switch our

Can Bitter Melon Really Fight Diabetes?

Bitter melon is scientifically known as Momordica Charantia and called many other names such as balsam pear, bitter squash, and bitter gourd. This bitter, wrinkly, and relatively unpopular fruit (at least in Australia) is packed with nutrients that can help manage diabetes. Momordica Charantia is commonly found in tropical and sub-tropical regions such as Asia,

Long-term, high-fat diet alters mice brains: Brain changes may contribute to cycles of weight gain

Date: January 19, 2011 Source: Society for Neuroscience Summary: The brains of mice fed a high-fat diet for an extended period of time showed irreversible changes in areas associated with reward and pleasure, a new study has found. The research was presented at Neuroscience 2010, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, held in

Carbs and Fat.

As a person with a back ground in science I have been confused by many posts stating “Low Carb”, “No Carb” and “High Fat”. It is probably the most common comment that I hear from diabetics and people with heart disease. That is they receive confusing messages from those who should know better. I myself