Mar 07

Micronutrients: Understanding the Nutrient Density of Whole Foods

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | nutrition

Micronutrients: Understanding the Nutrient Density of Whole Foods​We’ve been talking a lot about the effect that minimizing fat intake has on boosting insulin sensitivity, and reducing your risk for heart disease, cancer, hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes.In this article however, I’d like to introduce a different way of thinking about food – not as fuel, […]

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Jan 30

What are Ketones: Your Brain’s Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | nutrition

What are Ketones: Your Brain’s Best Friend or Worst Enemy?​​Without doubt, the human brain is the most sophisticated biological machine in existence.In fact, the human brain is so sophisticated that it can’t even understand itself.Modern science has discovered many interesting facts about how your brain functions, including the location of your memory center, the location […]

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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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