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Category Archives: Diet

Improve Aerobic Metabolism with Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting provides a longer fasted period during the day during which your body has to rely more on fat stores. This may take a couple weeks to get used to at first, but your body will get more efficient at releasing and using stored fat for fuel and will supply your energy needs until your first meal, usually around lunch time. Ideally you want to have about a 16 hour window from the last time you ate the day before until your first meal the next day.

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Wild Caught vs. Farm Raised

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We see a lot of farm raised fish in the grocery stores these days but if you are wanting the health benefits of omega 3 fatty acids you won’t find them in these grain fed fish.  Grains contain primarily omega 6 fatty acids which are inflammatory, as opposed to anti-inflammatory omega 3’s.  Omega 3’s are found in the meat of fish that eat green food like kelp and seaweed, not corn.

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Does Dietary Cholesterol Affect Serum Cholesterol?

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One of the biggest concerns or “scares” of a low carb, high fat diet is the fear of heart disease from an increased intake of saturated fat and cholesterol.  The low fat dogma of 70’s and 80’s is embedded deep, even into the text books of doctors and nutritionists who are advising people about weight loss, diabetes and heart disease, telling them to reduce fat and eat more “whole grains”.  Of course this couldn’t be further from the truth since the real culprits for these diseases, and their recent increase, are sugar and the modern, super engineered dwarf wheat.

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