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Fructose, Uric Acid and Diabetes

Fructose, Uric Acid and Diabetes

Over the past 100 years there has been a dramatic rise in two important health-related metrics: the incidence of type-2 diabetes and the consumption of fructose, and sugar in general. What bears exploring i...
Simple Steps for Growing Broccoli Sprouts

Simple Steps for Growing Broccoli Sprouts

In my new book, Drop Acid, I describe in detail how powerfully effective a compound called sulforaphane is in terms of supporting health. And many have spoken about how broccoli sprouts are rich in sulforap...
Are Eggs Good or Bad For You?

Are Eggs Good or Bad For You?

I really love eggs. Yes, I’ve called them a “perfect food” many times in the past, and fortunately the evolving data continues to support this view. These days, there is so much focus on the state of our...
Ketosis and the Heart

Ketosis and the Heart

So much has been written in recent years supporting the brain benefits of a ketogenic diet as it relates to protecting and even enhancing brain function. But this unique diet, like any other dietary plan, c...
Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Over the years we’ve heard so much information about how diet affects things like heart attack risk, bone density, diabetes and blood sugar control, as well as, more recently, the brain. We’ve known...
If Fructose Is So Bad – Should I Eat Fruit?

If Fructose Is So Bad – Should I Eat Fruit?

With all the nuances of dietary recommendations from keto to paleo to vegan to who knows what else, one thing is clear: there is absolutely no need for added fructose, or any sugars for that matter, in the h...
Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

While we accept the notion of the important influences of lifestyle choices as they relate, for example, to the heart, the immune system, lung function, longevity, and even cancer risk, the notion that what ...
The Source of Our Most Challenging Epidemic

The Source of Our Most Challenging Epidemic

As you may recall, the last time we had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Lustig was when he published The Hacking of the American Mind, elucidating how the processed food industry has hacked our bodie...
How Are We to Interpret the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

How Are We to Interpret the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

The United States government recently issued its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This happens every five years so we are now going to have these guidelines in place until 2025. Unfortunately, as you will ...
Another Reason to Avoid Fructose

Another Reason to Avoid Fructose

Is high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) really as much of a problem as people would like us to believe? And in fact, what about fructose in general? After all, the actual biochemistry of fructose metabolism does ...