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Go ‘low carb’ and increase protein to increase fertility chances by five times, experts say

(This is reposted from the Telegraph) Study on Medscape Low-Carb Diet Improves In Vitro Fertilization   Women should go “low carb” (and higher protein) if they want to conceive – because doing so could increase the chance of success by five times, say fertility experts. They say one portion a day is the limit for […]

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UK doctor saves government £45K by using low carb diet to treat type 2 diabetes

Dr David Unwin, a general practitioner (GP) in England has recently been named ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the national NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2016. Dr Unwin, who practices at the Norwood Surgery in Southport, spent three years working on a project combining the benefits of a low carb diet with psychological support to help […]

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Low-glycemic (lower carb) diet improves blood sugar, insulin and diastolic dysfunction in type 2 diabetes

Today’s post is just a quick cut and paste. (I’m head down writing at the moment as I’m doing post grad nutrition science papers, currently ‘advanced disease and nutrition’ paper – I’ll be sharing some interesting things I’ve been learning later.) In the meantime this study confirms that a reduced carbohyrate diets is very effective […]

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How much protein should I eat? Protein & fat amounts in fish, meat, eggs, poultry

Protein is absolutely essential. It supports numerous functions in our body; immune system, anti-oxidants, growth, fertility, intestinal integrity, neurotransmitters, enzymes, repair, maintenance and function of all organs and tissue including bone. Protein is also very important for appetite regulation. Here is an overview of critical functions: (Amino acids: metabolism, functions, and nutrition. Wu,G) Having adequate […]

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Carbs are Killing You

Okay Paleo people – Carbs do NOT Kill

This post is gonna be short and sweet. It was triggered by this: Carbs are Killing You (full size) And this: Paleo Diet Myth Testimonials I’m not going to write a long post on this. It’s just something I need to get off my chest. I just wanted to say that I am really tired […]

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