Category Archives for "Science Articles"

Jan 30

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

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

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 | Science Articles

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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Dec 09

Low Carbohydrate Diets: Understanding the Grim Long-Term Effects

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

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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Potato-Nutrition
Sep 18

Potato Nutrition – 5 Common Potato Myths Debunked

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

Potato Nutrition – 5 Common Potato Myths DebunkedIf you’re like most people, you may be on the fence about whether potatoes are actually good for you. Understanding potato nutrition has become overly complex, and unfortunately the truth about these starchy vegetables has become overly complicated.Riddled with such claims as “potatoes are too high in carbohydrate” […]

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Sep 05

High Carbohydrate Foods – Do They Increase Your Risk of Death? The PURE Study Misses the Big Picture

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD and Tara Kemp | Science Articles

High Carbohydrate Foods – Do They Increase Your Risk of Death? The PURE Study Misses the Big PictureIn a recent study published in the journal Lancet, 135,000 people from 18 countries were followed over the course of 7.5 years to determine how their food choices affected their risk of death from cardiovascular disease, stroke, and […]

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Jul 19

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes with ZERO Weight Loss

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes with ZERO Weight LossSince the 1970’s when the Atkins diet first gained popularity, carbohydrates have been thrown under the bus and blamed for a host of metabolic disorders including diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer and insulin resistance. This anti-carbohydrate literature will lead you to believe that carbohydrates cause total-body inflammation, […]

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