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Powerful New Study Shows High-Fat Diet is Best

It’s hard to imagine that manufacturers of processed foods continue to think it’s a good idea to put the term “low-fat” on their labels to enhance sales. Maybe it is a good idea from a sales perspective beca...

Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries fro five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study

Optimal Diet for Brain Health

It started with Grain Brain, but it is increasingly clear that a high-fat, high-fiber, low-carb diet is a scientifically validated and viable nutrition plain for not just brain health, but for total health. ...

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...

Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets: A Randomized Trial

Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN diets for change in weight and related risk factors among overweight premenopausal women: the A TO Z Weight Loss Study: a randomized trial

Powerful Role of Ketone Fats in Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Treatment

Brain cells function with far greater efficiency when they are utilizing fat (ketones) as a fuel source as opposed to sugar. The exciting news is that scientists are now taking advantage of this finding in t...

Long-Distance Running on a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

Humans are natural endurance athletes. While the concept of “carb loading,” or the use of sports drinks and gels in endurance events are increasingly popular, human physiology is perfectly set up to use fat ...

Trends in the Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease and Changes in Diet and Lifestyle in Women

Association of Dietary Intake of Fat and Fatty Acids With Risk of Breast Cancer