• Can Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets Inhibit Cancers?

    Two Professors from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in the United States have turned to crowdfunding in their efforts to fund research on the benefits of ketogenic diets in inhibiting cancer growth. Professor Eugene J. Fine and Professor Richard D. Feinman believe that while insulin supports growth of normal cells, it also supports the growth of cancers. The effects of a very low carbohydrate diet has the potential to inhibit cancer growth without harming normal tissues.

  • Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks

    These Low Carb Breadsticks from www.realhousemoms.com use a combination of cauliflower, garlic, Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese to make an awesome substitute for garlic bread. There’s a nice hint of cauliflower flavour and lots of healthy fat onboard to keep you satiated – perfect for when the weather starts to get cooler.

  • Why I Chose a Ketogenic Diet For Diabetes Management

    Dr. Keith Runyan is a retired physician who has been living with Type-1 Diabetes since diagnosis in 1998 at age 38. In this article for ‘A Sweet Life’ Dr. Runyan explains the research that led him to begin a very low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet in 2012 to control his hypoglycemic episodes and dramatically improve his glycemic control.

  • Effect of a High-Fructose Weight-Maintaining Diet on Lipogenesis and Liver Fat

    A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found that a diet high in fructose increases liver fat more than a calorie matched control diet.

  • Low Carb Sunrise Benedict

    Here’s a bit of breakfast inspiration from Shay at www.livingchirpy.com – ‘Low Carb Sunrise Benedict’ using portobello mushrooms with some nice fatty hollandaise drizzled on top. The sprinkle of paprika was the piece de resistance for us.

  • Sinister Or Sound: The Sugar Paradox

    An interesting summary of the current controversies around sugar consumption and the role it plays in obesity. The article highlights the impact ‘That Sugar Film’ has made on the public perception of sugar around the globe which in turn has helped force some governments to finally start taking action.

  • Dietary glycemic index linked to lung cancer risk in select populations

    This new study out of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center suggests that consuming a diet with a high glycemic index was independently associated with an increased risk of developing lung cancer. This epidemiologic study, although limited and retrospective, identifies most significant associations in those who had never smoked.

  • Low Carb Fried Zucchini

    This recipe from Buns In My Oven is an easy and extremely tasty side option for your next low carb masterpiece. Low Carb Fried Zucchini is a great way to get everyone eating their vegetables and it also doubles as a great substitute for anyone longing for starch-filled potato chips.

  • Fasting Diets Are Gaining Acceptance

    An excellent article from the New York Times detailing the growing acceptance of fasting around the world. Looking at the millions of people who fast periodically for religious and spiritual reasons as well as the popularity of fasting in celebrity culture it is quickly being seen as a source of health and longevity.