10 January 2016

Running a Marathon on a High-Fat Diet

Watch this great video by Jason Lonergan - Running A Marathon LCHF as a Diabetic and Coeliac,
a marathon runner who has both Type-1 Diabetes and Coeliac Disease:




09 January 2016

Ketogenic Diet

The benefits of a ketogenic diet are numerous. It not only enhances physical performance, it also gives a better chance for recovery from chronic diseases.

21 September 2015

Salt

It is very important to consume adequate amounts of salt. So, how to know the right amount of salt we should eat. The best way to measure it, is to listen to your taste buds:

03 September 2015

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is very rich in nutrients (collagen and minerals). All traditional societies, where dairy products were not consumed, prepared bone broth:

  • Japan: miso soup (prepared from fish bones)
  • Korea: beef bones
  • North America: caribou

Here is how I prepare bone broth.

08 August 2015

Good Old Lard

Many people ask me which is the healthiest fat for consumption. My answer is that the healthiest fat should be solid at room temperature. In more detail: whatever solid fat their grandparents were consuming when they were children.

01 August 2015

Colin Champ: Augmenting Cancer Therapy with Diet

Great presentation about the relationship of diet and cancer:



For more, you can read this article:
Calories, carbohydrates, and cancer therapy with radiation: exploiting the five R’s through dietary manipulation
"We conclude that CR and KDs may act synergistically with radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer patients and provide some guidelines for implementing these dietary interventions into clinical practice."

09 May 2015

Fat Loss Instead of Weight Loss

Fat tissue is built with the help of the hormone insulin. When insulin levels are high, we store the energy from our food as fat. Carbohydrates (bread, pasta, noodles, potatoes etc), if consumed in excess, will be converted to fat and stored in the fat tissue.

Insulin is released in response to:





























23 January 2015

Hair Loss and Diet

I have recently received many requests from women with hair problems (hair loss; thin, unruly hair etc.) They usually say that they have tried everything: supplements, hair packs, detox diets, green juices etc., and nothing seems to work.

19 October 2014

Carbohydrate Tolerance



















We are all different and our tolerance to carbohydrates also differs depending on:

  • the quantity of carbohydrates consumed
  • the quality of these carbohydrates
  • the amount of time we've been consuming these different types of carbohydrates
  • the genetic profile of the individual.

10 August 2014

Improvements in Biomarkers through Diet

I was quite busy working with diabetic patients on their diet, this is the reason why I have been absent from my blog for the past few months.