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New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbors raving about the benefits of this die…
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sarah Hallberg

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sarah Hallberg

Do medications “treat” type 2 diabetes? The answer is “no.” While there is a fairly robust list of drugs commonly prescribed by physicians for this situation, these pharmaceuticals tend to treat only the co…
Alzheimer’s News – This Should Be Front Page!

Alzheimer’s News – This Should Be Front Page!

It’s a staggering statistic, but we are told that by the year 2050 as many as 16 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s disease. Projected costs, mostly dedicated to nursing homes and homecare, ar…
PCOS – Focus on Cause Not Just Symptoms

PCOS – Focus on Cause Not Just Symptoms

PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is becoming increasingly common. The syndrome is characterized by a multitude of factures, including irregular or total loss of menstrual periods, heavy periods, acne, inc…
Weight Loss Recommendations Not in Line with Current Science

Weight Loss Recommendations Not in Line with Current Science

To this day, you still see products in grocery stores labeled, “low fat” as if this somehow translates into meaning the product is more healthful. Obviously the manufacturers of these products feel that ther…
Higher Dietary Carbohydrate Associated with Lower HDL

Higher Dietary Carbohydrate Associated with Lower HDL

HDL is commonly referred to as “good cholesterol,” as clearly higher levels of this carrier protein are associated with a reduced risk for accumulation of atherosclerosis within the walls of arteries, especi…
New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

Epilepsy can be caused by a variety of different conditions including head trauma, infection, brain tumor, and stroke, but by and large most cases of epilepsy have no readily identifiable cause. Epilepsy a…
Low Glycemic Diet Slows Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Low Glycemic Diet Slows Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of visual loss in elderly Americans. Worldwide, it represents one of the most common causes of irreversible blindness. To putstatistics related to macular degeneration…
Low Carb = Low Diabetes Risk

Low Carb = Low Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes now affects some 26 million Americans. The mainstay of treatment remains pharmaceutical with an unfortunately small dedication to getting the word out that lifestyle changes, like diet and ex…
Weight Loss – Mixed Messages from the American Medical Association

Weight Loss – Mixed Messages from the American Medical Association

In this report, Canadian and American researchers performed a comprehensive analysis of 48 randomized trials that encompassed over 7,000 individuals. They looked at the weight loss achieved by either a low-f…