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Low-carbohydrate diet scores and risk of type 2 diabetes in men.

Men who regularly consume low-carbohydrate diets high in vegetable proteins and fats have less likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Low-carbohydrate diets and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Diets low on carbohydrates may increase total mortality risk.

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Low carbohydrate-high protein diet and incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Swedish women: prospective cohort study.

High cardiovascular disease risk is associated with low carb-high protein diets.

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Popular diets: correlation to health, nutrition, and obesity.

Vegetarian diets are associated with low body mass index and obesity risk.

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Low carbohydrate diets and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: two cohort studies.

Animal-based low carbohydrate diets are associated with elevated total, cancer, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality risk.

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Negative effect of a low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet on small peripheral artery reactivity in patients with increased cardiovascular risk

A low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet reduces arterial wall function in patients with high odds of developing cardiovascular diseases.

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A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity

Low-carb diets did not show significant weight loss over a conventional diet after one year.

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What are the Consequences of Consuming Iron from Meat?

Excess Iron Can Be Highly Toxic
When asked which foods contain iron, most people will respond by listing several types of meat -- beef, shellfish, liver, etc. Few are aware that iron is prevalent in a wide variety of whole plant foods. For example, dark green leafy vegetables, whole grains, beans/legumes, nuts/seeds, are rich sources of iron. Our omnivorous friends often assume...
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Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me if the arguments and points made by this man have any validity. After reading this, I'... Read More
Saturday, 05 December 2015 16:32
Linda Carney MD
His arguments have been scientifically disproved by many experts. Eating a whole foods, plant-based diet of unprocessed foods has ... Read More
Saturday, 05 December 2015 21:09
Great post. Keep it up....
Friday, 04 November 2016 00:11
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Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

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Insulin Resistance Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin Resistance Insulin Sensitivity
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As a Type-1 Diabetic and due to the manner in which I learned to manage it, Insulin Resistance became a passionate topic for me as it is a fundamental element of metabolic control. I learned that the lower the insulin resistance, the less insulin I had to inject and the better I felt....
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Thank you for this post Ken, it is so informative! Seems that you were really ahead of your time coming to these findings before i... Read More
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 22:28
Ken Thomas
Hi Wes,Thanks for the kind words! Wow! 1400 calories per day? I am a small person; 5'4", 120 lbs. and I eat more than 1400 calorie... Read More
Thursday, 05 October 2017 11:30
Denise Rose
Ken, can you elaborate on this point: "Animal sourced protein causes insulin resistance by a different mechanism from fat. Instea... Read More
Thursday, 05 October 2017 13:27
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Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality

Low-Carb Diet = Higher Rate of Mortality
AnimalEverywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show me...
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Are all Carbs Bad?

Are all Carbs Bad?
Obesity rates have skyrocketed and has grown to concerning proportions in the last decade. It's estimated that 80% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In fact, due to rising obesity rates in children, doctors are seeing an alarming number of children suffering from chronic diseases that use to be seen only in middle-aged adults. With...
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