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Alzheimer’s Disease and Diet – Sam Henderson’s “Milkshake” Idea

LISTEN: Ketogenic Diet and Alzheimers – Sam Henderson Sam Henderson is back in the news, with the Wall Street Journal reporting on his new  Axona “milkshake” that provides medium chain triglycerides for better memory in people with mild cognitive impairment.   We’ll share a recent interview with Henderson soon, but in the meantime, here’s one from…

Asthma, Allergies, Autoimmune Disease – and the Hygiene Hypothesis

LISTEN (18 Minutes) Industrial nations have seen a  strange and troubling rise in allergies, asthma and autoimmune diseases, including Celiac disease and Type 1 Diabetes.  In this interview, we talk with  experts from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center and with National Jewish Health Immunlogist Andy Liu in Denver and what they think is…

New Book – from Steve Phinney & Jeff Volek

The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living is available now.  The co-authors, Steve Phinney and Jeff Volek, are both New York Times bestselling authors who have decades of clinical experience in low-carb dietary approaches to health, and have both published well-respected, and in some cases, classic research studies on low-carb, high-fat diets in the…

Saturated Fat and Heart Disease Risk – Dariush Mozaffarian

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats Dariush Mozaffarian codirects Harvard’s cardiovascular epidemiology program.  Mozaffairan says that saturated fat is not much of a risk factor in heart disease, and neither is naturally prepared red meat.  But trans fats are a risk, and so are refined carbs.…

Saturated Fats – Need Omegas

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats Why do some studies indicate that saturated fats are unhealthy while others show they’re fine?  It depends on the essential fatty acids consumed with the saturated fats, according to Brandeis University  nutrition scientist K.C. Hayes.  He says that it takes just…

Saturated Fat – Manmade? Interesterified? Caution!

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats If you think that eliminating man-made trans-fats means we’re not using man-made saturated fats in our foods, then think again . . . about a process that makese a fat interesterified: Listen to Dr. Kalyana Sundram (30 minutes) This talk…