Effects of Turmeric on Blood Glucose, Lipids and Total Cholesterol – More Clinical Literature Bytes

Readers recently requested information on the effects of food and supplements on Type 2 diabetes (T2D)*. We recently posted a piece on clinical trial showing the effects of psyllium on T2D (link here). A few other randomized studies point to benefits of Turmeric (molecular family curcuminoids) In a study named Curcuminoids modify lipid profile in … Continue reading Effects of Turmeric on Blood Glucose, Lipids and Total Cholesterol – More Clinical Literature Bytes

Getting Into Ketosis

Excerpt from a great post on "This is how to get into ketosis the right way.": How do you get validation that you are in ketosis? There are 3 main methods how to measure the presence of ketones in your body. Blood Urine Breath Here is a big picture about ketone bodies flow The liver … Continue reading Getting Into Ketosis

How Pre-Clinical Studies May Mislead You: Foods That Prevent Bone Loss (or Do They?)

We're all familiar with the catchy headlines and ads that recommend products, recipes and diets. Some are garbage (Oz Effect anyone?), while some have completely valid human clinical studies. But beware of the pre-clinical studies that are in the murky area between hard-fact-health-benefit, and pure marketing. Our view is not that every headline or claim … Continue reading How Pre-Clinical Studies May Mislead You: Foods That Prevent Bone Loss (or Do They?)