Category Archives for "nutrition"

Jan 21

How Much Protein Do I Need? – Understanding the Science of Dietary Protein

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD and Tara Kemp | nutrition

How Much Protein Do I Need? – Understanding the Science of Dietary Protein ​How much protein do I nee​d?In the world of nutrition, there is a large debate about the effectiveness of low-carbohydrate vs. high-carbohydrate diets, as well as low-fat vs. high-fat diets. That being said, the one macronutrient that most people believe is always […]

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Jan 02

How Fat Kills Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | nutrition

How Fat Kills Insulin-Producing Beta CellsAn overwhelming amount of scientific evidence shows that a high-fat diet is the single most effective method at killing beta cells and inducing insulin resistance in both your liver and muscle.The evidence clearly demonstrates that increasing dietary fat intake has an immediate negative effect on insulin sensitivity, which can then […]

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Dec 15

12 Tasty Holiday Recipes

By Tara Kemp | nutrition

12 Tasty Holiday Recipes ​The holidays are just around the corner, meaning your schedule is packed with holiday gatherings and events.Trying to eat healthy can feel extra difficult during this time of year, especially when you want to eat without losing the “festive” feel of the season. You have probably been wondering what to make for […]

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Dec 09

Low Carbohydrate Diets: Understanding the Grim Long-Term Effects

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | nutrition

Low Carbohydrate Diets: Understanding the Grim Long-Term EffectsDiabetes is growing faster now than at any point in human history, yet despite this doctors continue to prescribe low carbohydrate diets, a strategy that is often viewed as the most effective nutrition approach for optimal diabetes health.On the surface, this appears to make sense because low carbohydrate […]

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