• Turning diabetes upside down

    Another interesting blog post from Dr. Malcolm Kendrick suggesting that our entire thinking of the blood diabetes/insulin/glucose response may be upside down. Dr. Kendrick formulates the theory that instead of viewing Insulin as a key hormone, perhaps we should be viewing it as ‘merely’ the subservient hormone, produced to counter the effects of too much Glucagon.


  • Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

    TYPEONEGRIT is a Facebook group where adults and parents of children with Type-1 Diabetes share the science and provide support for managing the disease using a Low Carbohydrate diet. It can be very difficult going against the mainstream advice of Endocrinologists, Diabetes Educators and Dietitians and in this post Marty Kendall says thank you to some brave individuals.


  • Ketogenic Diets to Treat Cancer

    Drs. Richard David Feinman and Eugene J. Fine have created a www.booster.com campaign to raise funding for further research into the use of ketogenic diets to treat cancer. Pledging $17 to the campaign will get you a very cool ‘ketone bodies’ t-shirt and aid their research.


  • Low Carb Broccoli Salad

    This recipe from www.the-low-carb-diet.com for a Low Carb Broccoli Salad is a tasty go-to option for your next BBQ or dinner party. Best created with a home-made mayonnaise (many of the supermaket mayonnaise options use poor quality oils) the ingredients can be easily tweaked to suit your tastes.


  • Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer

    A groundbreaking new study published in the ‘Journal of Clinical Investigation’ is the first of its kind to identify sugar, not only as fuel source for an already existing cancer, but as a primary driver in oncogenesis – i.e. the initiation of cancerous characteristics (phenotype) within previously healthy cells.


  • Avocado Tuna Melt Bites

    A quick and easy to follow recipe utilising common household ingredients – these Avocado Tuna Melt Bites from ruled.me taste great. They can also be conveniently adapted to suit your personal taste and the kids will love them.


  • High-fat diet may alleviate mitochondrial disease

    Published June 30th 2015, Science Daily. This study looks at the effects of a high-fat diet on mice and shows that it may alleviate mitochondrial disease and the signs of aging. This work provides insight into potential new therapies for mitochondrial and metabolic diseases in humans.


  • Is Fructose Really The ‘Healthy’ Sugar?

    Dr. Steven Lin provides an excellent analysis of fructose and how our consumption of the perceived ‘healthy’ sugar has changed with the industrial food revolution. Isolated fructose overrides our hunger signals and leads to metabolic decline.


  • Cutting carbs: 21 alternatives to bread, potatoes & pasta

    Colleen B via www.experthometips.com has put together a tasty collection of twenty one alternatives to traditional high carbohydrate meal options. Who says you have to give up your favourites?