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  • Can the science of autophagy boost your health? (fasting - good short video link included)

    04/09/2019 4:16:25 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 60 replies
    bbc.com/news/health ^ | Laurel Ives
    A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life. Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan. In 2016, Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize for his discoveries into the mechanisms of autophagy. These have led to a better understanding of diseases such as Parkinson's and dementia. ... What is autophagy? The word autophagy comes from the Greek for "self" and "phagein", which means "to eat" It is the...
  • Natural Health

    03/19/2019 5:52:42 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 546 replies
    vanity ^ | March 19 2019 | little jeremiah
    Many FReepers have knowledge to share about improving and maintaining health and would like to share it and learn from others; and others may not know much yet but want to learn. Some of us don't have much money for good insurance or doctors, some want to try other methods besides prescription meds, and some have experience in treating and solving health problems. More and more "regular" doctors have accepted treatment methods such as the benefits of acupuncture, massage for many conditions, better diet, use of herbs and so on. There are limits, and often side effects, to some standard...
  • Study: High-carb, low-protein diets may extend lifespan

    02/24/2019 9:06:24 AM PST · by fireman15 · 216 replies
    UPI ^ | February 19, 2019 | Tauren Dyson
    Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A nutrient once thought to be healthy if eaten in abundance may actually cut life short, a new study says. A low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet has been linked to living longer and maintaining brain health, according to a study published this month in Current Biology. Eating too much protein, Proud says, can speed up protein synthesis, which quickly causes a build-up of "faulty protein" -- leading to a likelihood of early death. The researchers tested this theory by feeding high protein diets to fruit flies and worms. "Since this link also operates in humans, our findings show...
  • Monthly Cooking Thread - August 2018

    07/28/2018 4:12:20 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 161 replies
    Eggplant Parmigiana is one of my favorite dishes, but it’s a time-consuming dish to make and messes up a lot of dishes. And even though we’ve used for years a great, easy recipe from America’s Test Kitchen which involves baking instead of frying the eggplant, my husband’s commitment to low-carb eating makes any recipe that uses breading less than ideal. Looking for a fast, low-carb alternative, I happened to find ‘Cooking with Pina’ on YouTube, and Pina’s quick, throw-together recipe. It may not be like what you are used to, but if you like eggplant for itself and are low-carbing,...
  • (VIDEO) PJ Is No Longer Fat!!!

    12/19/2018 8:20:59 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 19, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO I need to drop 26 pounds by my Friday weigh-in in order to reach 220 pounds for a total loss since May of 100 pounds. However, I won't quite get there this time but the good news is that I AM NO LONGER FAT!!! A few days ago I noticed this new non-fat condition while walking by a full length mirror. A condition that until recently I doubted I would ever be able to obtain after years of trying and failing to lose weight. Although I won't hit the 100 pound loss by Friday, I am pretty sure it...
  • The Keto Diet Can Have Some Surprising Side Effects—Including a Funky Rash

    12/28/2018 6:53:52 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    Runner's World ^ | Decembere 27, 2018 | Kate Bratskeir
    While the keto diet can help you lose weight, it also has a ton of weird side effects, like the keto flu, diarrhea, and keto breath. Now, there’s apparently another one to add to that list: keto rash—and it sounds even worse than walking around with breath that smells like acetone. What is the keto rash? The keto rash—a.k.a. prurigo pigmentosa—is an uncommon inflammatory disease that’s often characterized by red, itchy bumps on the neck, back, and stomach, according to a literature review on the condition in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. While the rash’s exact cause is unknown,...
  • VIDEO: How I Prepared No Carb Thanksgiving Turkey for Weight Loss

    11/24/2018 2:09:15 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 24, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO One Thanksgiving item that is sure to add carbs to your meal is stuffing. However, in this video I show you how to prepare a NO CARB alternative to bread stuffing.
  • Is the Keto Diet Good For Diabetics? A Keto Expert Gives Us the Answer

    07/15/2018 10:08:37 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 127 replies
    MSN/Pop Sugar ^ | July 9, 2018 | Christina Stiehl
    The keto diet has been a proven tool to help people lose weight and even fight off inflammation. But there's another chronic condition that the keto diet can successfully treat: diabetes. Specifically, type 2 diabetes. We spoke to Steve Phinney, MD, PhD, chief medical officer at Virta Health, who explained which patients can benefit the most from the keto diet, and how to successfully use the diet to treat type 2 diabetes. He stressed that the treatment of type 2 diabetes with the keto diet should be done under close medical supervision, especially if the patient takes medication that lowers...
  • Is Keto the Cure for Type II Diabetes?

    02/28/2018 12:22:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 122 replies
    Reason ^ | Feb. 28, 2018 | Mike Riggs
    A drug-free approach might be the best treatment we have for America's most ubiquitous lifestyle disease.Type II diabetes is one of America's most ubiquitous—and expensive—chronic diseases. Patients often require a suite of pharmaceutical products to manage high blood glucose levels, and the complications that arise over the long term, ranging from loss of vision and limbs to kidney failure and coronary artery disease, strain the resources of patients, their families, and the health care system. The financial strain on insurance companies, employers, and Medicaid and Medicare is even more enormous. A 2013 study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine...
  • 10 Days of Eating Fat, for My Mental Health

    01/28/2018 6:22:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | JANUARY 26, 2018 | Susie Neilson
    It’s January, which means there’s still time to curb your existential dread about the passing of time with a few resolutions. Why not try a new diet? You could go Mediterranean, vegan, DASH — or you could just eat bacon and eggs and butter for the rest of the year. Perhaps you’ve heard of this bacon-based weight-loss plan: It’s called the ketogenic diet. And while it’s not without its critics, over the last few years “keto” has attracted throngs of devout followers who bless the diet for its fat-torching properties, claiming immense weight loss while maintaining energy and fullness. Keto...
  • Shock: 'Experts' recommend high fat diet for curing a significant disease

    03/15/2017 5:44:07 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 131 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 03/15/17 | Thomas Lifson
    The ideology of Progressivism rests on the notion that “experts” should be given free rein to guide the populace in proper behavior, by persuasion if possible, but by governmental law and regulation if necessary. These “experts” could inform the disinterested administrators of a state powerful enough to impose itself on the behavior of the masses too ignorant to chart a personal course for themselves. The folly of this view is nowhere exposed more nakedly than in the matter of personal eating habits. The advice of the “experts” has been so frequently wrong that the federal government’s dietary guidelines have repeatedly...
  • Epilepsy’s Big, Fat Miracle

    11/21/2010 6:47:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 70 replies · 1+ views
    NY Times ^ | November 17, 2010 | FRED VOGELSTEIN
    Once every three or four months my son, Sam, grabs a cookie or a piece of candy and, wide-eyed, holds it inches from his mouth, ready to devour it. He knows he’s not allowed to eat these things, but like any 9-year-old, he hopes that somehow, this once, my wife, Evelyn, or I will make an exception. We never make exceptions when it comes to Sam and food, though, which means that when temptation takes hold of Sam and he is denied, things can get pretty hairy. Confronted with a gingerbread house at a friend’s party last December, he went...
  • THE USSC GANG OF FIVE

    06/26/2005 6:19:31 PM PDT · by doctorhugo · 25 replies · 844+ views
    Well friends! So you say you didn't get the significance of the congressional filibustering of the Bush judicial nominees ad nauseum by the Democratic minority. You say you wanted to understand it, but it was just too confusing so you took a pass on that issue. Most recently the USSC (United States Supreme Court), that erudite and near-Godlike body that sets in motion the precepts by which our very culture and rule of law is built upon, has turned on the big spotlight so everyone can see and understand just what is going on. If you'll bear with me I'll...