I am frequently asked about the sweeteners that can be used with a low carbohydrate diet. There are a number of sweeteners available that are used in “LowCarb” pre-processed foods like shakes or bars, or in cooking as alternatives to sugar. However, most of them raise insulin levels without raising blood sugar and are […]
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I am always fascinate when religious or spiritual topics collide with medical evidences and/or disease. I am convinced that “the natural man” has trouble recognizing that all things are spiritual unto God (1 Corinthians 2:14). Unfortunately, training in medicine often attempts to “educate the spirituality out of you.” However, this week,and in church today, I’ve […]
“Doc, if I don’t get my testosterone up, I’m just going to die!” I’ve been hearing that statement from men more and more often lately. And, the answer isn’t what you’d think. If you’ve watched late night TV recently, you’ve probably seen the many advertisements for testosterone supplements for low testosterone in men or what […]
A woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is often met with the birth control pill, maybe an androgen blocker and then sent along her merry way. Told there is nothing that can be done. Told she will never conceive naturally. And told that it’s just in her genes. And since she is more likely to […]
As research and public awareness into the ketogenic diet continues to expand, we are learning more about the incredibly powerful benefits of ketones for health, wellness and treating disease. That said, many questions remain, especially for those who are new to the ketogenic diet and looking to get started. In this post, we take an […]
The evidence mounts that methylfolate can be an effective augmenting agent for depression. What do we know about this vitamin, and what are the questions and possible pitfalls?
Chronic migraine could cause CVD and death in women.
Can taking probiotics help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease? A recent study showed that supplementation of Saccharomyces boulardii significantly reduced predictive risk markers for heart disease. If you need help supporting your cardiovascular health, click here Can taking probiotics help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease? In Monday’s video, we discussed the data supporting the […]
12 easy ways to eat more veggies! From a health standpoint, vegetables are an unbeatable food: naturally nutrient-rich; low in calories; high in fiber and packed with disease-fighting phyto-nutrients. All types of vegetables can be nourishing and delicious – raw, cooked, blended and juiced. To maximize your health with vegetables, nutrition experts suggest at least […]
It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]