Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 3

What the Health

Part 1

Part 2

Here we go, back on the merry go round of propaganda and bad statistics. Today we are going to have some fun with Dr. Garth Davis’ claim that sugar cannot be stored as fat.  Already seems pretty spurious doesn’t it?  Just wait. Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 3”

Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 2

What the Health

Part 1

This series on all of the bullshit in What the Health is going to end up being pretty dang long since in part 1 I only got through the first six minutes of the movie.  Well anyway let’s dig into the next few minutes of this movie and see if it gets better (spoiler alert: it doesn’t) Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 2”

Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes: Can IF improve insulin sensitivity?

Type 2 diabetes is a diseases that kills many. Intermittent fasting has been indicated as a potential treatment, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

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An Introduction to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting as a Strategy for Weight-Loss

Type 2 Diabetes is an incredibly damaging disease that causes a huge amount of damage to both life and to our national healthcare expenses.  Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.  It has annual costs of $245,000,000,000.  This is a huge problem for our nation and for 29.1 million people.  There was early on some evidence in rats and mice that intermittent fasting could help with insulin sensitivity and potentially with diabetes, and the question is whether or not that same effect is seen in humans. Continue reading “Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes: Can IF improve insulin sensitivity?”

Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?

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Image courtesy of Mike Mozart

I AM NOT A DOCTOR THIS IS INFORMATIONAL ONLY

In general our goal is to keep out blood sugar relatively low, as high blood sugar leads to high insulin levels, leads to the potential of developing insulin resistance and potentially type 2 diabetes.  I remember reading somewhere long ago that vinegar helped to suppress blood glucose levels, and curiosity led me to look into it.  Continue reading “Vinegar as a Blood Sugar Cheat Code?”